One of Bulgaria’s emblematic medieval fortresses rises close to Mezek village, six kilometers from Svilengrad and just one from the border with Greece. It was built at the end of the 11 th and the beginning of the 12 th century, probably during the..
In recent years the famous winter resort of Bansko in Mount Pirin has also been developing as a summer tourist location. There are fascinating museums here that are open all the year round, revealing different aspects of the town’s history..
Number 25 in the list of the 100 National Tourist Sites in Bulgaria is the St. John the Forerunner Orthodox monastery. Its ruins are situated on beautiful heights above the Arda River which crosses the town of Kardzhali. The..