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Places to Visit in Bulgaria


It can be extremely difficult to recommend places to visit in Bulgaria as so many exist!

There are an abundance of things to do besides the classical summer destinations plus places to visit such as natural, cultural and archaeological landmarks in the country readily available for everyone!

Let's take a glimpse at what Bulgaria offers for those seeking an alternative holiday destination.During the next few weeks, Quest will take a look at alternative places to visit in Bulgaria.

For the past few years and still today the smaller towns of Tryavna, Troyan, Apriltsi, Gabrovo, Teteven as well as other little Bulgaria Balkan range villages have observed not only a big property purchasing boom but furthermore a real tourism growth. Is it any wonder, because these small towns nestled amidst wonderful mountains and forests are a unique area to see some of the most beautiful Bulgarian nature? Breathtaking views, pretty villages lined with traditional houses. The Balkan Range really is among the best places to visit in Bulgaria.

The Balkan region is one of the best-developed tourist regions of Bulgaria with friendly, appealing bed and breakfasts; family owned hotels with modern amenities are plentiful.

Travel and leisure has changed the entire mood of this part of Bulgaria, leading to an infinite business expansion for the local economy and residents.

These smaller towns no longer fade away forgotten they have grabbed the baton of the 20th Century with many local people finally being converted into business owners, along with the towns shifting to busier areas for cultural tourism.

In addition to the wonderful architecture of the plentiful houses, streets, towers and bridges, tourism has enormously expanded over the past few years. At present this area offers the independent visitor a selection of activities including horse riding, 4x4 safaris, hunting and fishing.

This particular area of Bulgaria was part of the nation's revival during the 18th and 19th centuries. Certainly, the whole area reflects some of the very best of this essential position with architecturally protected towns and numerous eco-trails within the national park.

The Bulgarka national park extends a little way from the town of Tryavna and Gabrovo. Heavy forests and rare varieties are to be discovered right here.

Little known ski resorts flourish in this area, particularly in the close by location of Ribaritsa. After a long day on the slopes you can get rid of your aches and pains with a soak at the hot mineral swimming pool in Chiflik, a nearby little Balkan village.

New hotels, shops, restaurants, nightclubs and tourist facilities have in recent years launched causing this to be a year round holiday destination. As you pay a visit to every small town in the area you will be contented by the amount of folk and craft shops with traditional skills on show. It is significantly down to these local craftsmen that these villages have in effect been restored.

It is a beautiful region to go for a relaxing countryside and cultural experience. Coming soon more places to visit in Bulgaria...