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Silistra Region

Silistra Region

Located in north eastern Bulgaria on the south bank of the lower Danube River, you will find the one of the oldest cities in Bulgaria, Silistra. Dotted with fountains, springs, traditions and legends about water, the best way to see and appreciate this beautiful aquatic destination is by taking a boat excursion along the Danube. The unique natural beauty of the region, combined with centuries-old traditions, create a unique holiday destination in Silistra.

www.ss.government.bg

Belitsa, Blagoevgrad region

Mountains and lakes © Belitsa, Blagoevgrad region

Belitsa is located in the south-west of Bulgaria. In 2009, it was awarded the title of European Tourist Destination of Excellence in protected areas. Bulgaria's town of Belitsa, or as locals say, "nature's phenomena" is well known in the country for its sultry Mediterranean air, stunning panoramic views, world-class skiing with amazing alpine views and festivals galore to celebrate life. The town is also respected for hosting "The Dancing Bear Park": the largest of its kind in Europe and home to a growing population of rescue bears ready for re-adaption into wildlife.

www.belitsa.com

Belogradchik

Kaleto fortress – Belogradchik © L. Stanislavova

Belogradchik is located in north west Bulgaria. In 2008, it was awarded the title of European Tourist Destination of Excellence in Intangible Heritage. Myth and tradition surround Belogradchik, situated in the Balkan mountains, which invites its visitors to an ancient Thracian fortress, wine tastings, a summer folklore festival and lectures at an astronomical observatory, to mention just a few of the attractions.

www.belogradchik-bg.com

Last update: 01/07/2011 | Top