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Black Sea Resorts North of Varna

Black Sea Resorts North of Varna

There are many Black sea resorts North of Varna before reaching the Romanian border  and the beautiful towns and villages along the coastline all offer something different as an alternative place to holiday. Along the coastal areas there are many m...
Bozhentsi. A Village where time stands Still

Bozhentsi. A Village where time stands Still

Bozhentsi is one of the most beautiful and picturesque villages in Bulgaria and a site of cultural importance This historical and architectural reserve is not a museum and there is no admission fee to enter the village, although within Bozhentsi you ...
Bulgaria's Unique Museum of Etar

Bulgaria's Unique Museum of Etar

Etar museum is a must do attraction when visiting the area of Veliko Tarnovo or Gabrovo district It is one of the best museums in Bulgaria and is unique in the fact that it has the only collection of water driven machinery in Bulgaria and about 10 o...
Buzludzha Monument. Bulgaria's Communist Party HQ

Buzludzha Monument. Bulgaria's Communist Party HQ

Bulgaria's wonderful scenic country has a lot of hidden gems, Buzludzha monument, is not so hidden. It can be seen from more than 100 kms away as it sits on top of the high ridges of the Stara Planina.         Buzludzha (Бузлуджа)  Bulgaria's Communist Part...
Deli Hammam Lovech : Europe's First Museum of Water.

Deli Hammam Lovech : Europe's First Museum of Water.

The Deli Hammam. Lovech.  The Deli Hammam is a 16th -17th century old public Turkish bath which was built during the occupation of Ottoman rule in the first Muslim area of Lovech.  With European funding this beautiful piece of architecture, possibly orig...
Devetashka Cave : A Hollywood Location

Devetashka Cave : A Hollywood Location

Devetashka Cave Brief History Devetashka cave's earliest traces of human occupation has been dated back to the early stone age around 70,000 years ago but it wasn't until 1921 that modern day scientists rediscovered the caves along with interesting remains...
Dryanovo Monastery & Bacho Kiro Caves

Dryanovo Monastery & Bacho Kiro Caves

 Dryanovo monastery is situated in the Andaka River valley on the road between Veliko Tarnovo and Gabrovo and is dedicated to the Archangel Michael who’s feast day is celebrated annually on the 8th October. Like most monasteries throughout Bulgaria th...
Gabrovo 'The Manchester of Bulgaria'

Gabrovo 'The Manchester of Bulgaria'

Gabrovo is situated about 50kms south of Veliko Tarnovo and nestles at the foot of the Stara Plannina on the main road to Shipka Pass and is often overlooked as a place to visit. Gabrovo isn’t a beautiful town (in my opinion, sorry Gabrovians) compared w...
Golden sands and Sunny Beach Resorts

Golden sands and Sunny Beach Resorts

The Beach Resorts on Bulgaria's Black Sea coasts stretches an impressive 230 miles, with some of the finest sandy beaches in Europe and has had 11 International Blue Flags awarded to its Beaches just to prove it!. Golden Sands and Sunny Beach both hold t...
Krushuna Waterfalls. A Fairy Tale Setting

Krushuna Waterfalls. A Fairy Tale Setting

// At the far end of the village of Krushuna, in a fairy tale woodland setting, cascade a series of enchanting waterfalls  known as Krushuna waterfalls. The Krushuna waterfalls are reputed to be the highest in Bulgaria and are also known as the ...
Lovech. A visitors guide of what to see and do

Lovech. A visitors guide of what to see and do

Either side of the River Osam stands the town of Lovech. An interesting town and like so many other Bulgarian settlements has a lot of historical stories to tell. Lovech is situated 170kms East of Sofia, 86 kms West of Veliko Tarnovo and 35 kms North...
Mt Vitosha The City of Sofia's Back garden

Mt Vitosha The City of Sofia's Back garden

How many capital cities in the world can offer mountain ski,snowboarding  or hiking only 15 minutes drive from its centre and is easily accessed by public transport? Well Sofia can! Mt Vitosha & Aleko Ski Area Mt Vitosha stands majestically...
Radinovo Castle. A Fairy Tale Attraction near the Black Sea

Radinovo Castle. A Fairy Tale Attraction near the Black Sea

Castle Radinovo is an architectural wonder that does more than catch your eye as you drive South along the coast road from Bourgas towards Sozopol. A fleeting glance gives the first impression that you have been transported to South West Bovaria rather...
Ruse 'The little Vienna' by the Danube

Ruse 'The little Vienna' by the Danube

Ruse is located about 100 kms North of Veliko Tarnovo and approximately 320 kms from the capital of Sofia. It is the 5th largest and one of the most beautiful cities in Bulgaria. Sitting on the south banks of the River Danube this once Thracian settlement  is a...
Shipka Memorial Church

Shipka Memorial Church

 Shipka Memorial church is situated at the foot of the Stara Plannina at the south entrance to the  ‘Shipka Pass’ between Kazanlak and Gabrovo. It is the most impressive, fascinating and beautiful monument dedicated to the Russian – Turkish war of 1877...
Shipka Pass Monument. The Fight for Bulgaria's  Freedom

Shipka Pass Monument. The Fight for Bulgaria's Freedom

// From Gabrovo towards Kazunlak, the scenic mountain road winds its way up the switchbacks of the  Stara Planina (the old mountains)  On the way up you will catch glimpses of the Shipka Pass monument which stands tall and proud on top of the rid...
The Beautiful & Historic Village of Arbanasi

The Beautiful & Historic Village of Arbanasi

  Colours of Autumn Arbanasi  Arbanasi sits on the high plateau overlooking the River Yantra. The views over towards the Balkan Mountains and the  Tsaravets fortress and Veliko Tarnovo below are fantastic. The beautiful village of Arbanasi is very po...
Tryavna. The Town of Craftsmen and Artists

Tryavna. The Town of Craftsmen and Artists

About Tryavna Tryavna is one of the top one hundred places to visit in Bulgaria. It nestles in the forested foothills of the Balkan range, 40kms south from the old capital of Veliko Tarnovo. The history of the town dates back centuries and during 1190...
Uzana in the Balkans

Uzana in the Balkans

About 22 kilometers and 1300 metres up from the town of Gabrovo and situated in a beautiful part of the Balkan Mountains is the summer and winter ski resort area of Uzana. Ski Uzana Uzana is not St Moritz it’s not even Borovets, The low altitude of th...
Veliko Tarnovo. City of Kings

Veliko Tarnovo. City of Kings

Veliko Tarnovo is without a doubt,my most favourite city in Bulgaria. If you were to choose one destination when visiting Bulgaria then Veliko Tarnovo should be it. Being one of the oldest towns in Bulgaria it is rich in history and culture, lively in...

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