a church on a top of a hill - Tsarevets fortress - one of the best things to do in Veliko Tarnovo

25 Best Things to Do in Veliko Tarnovo

Considered one of the most beautiful cities in Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo is still an underrated tourist destination. A Medieval fortress, an unbearably charming Old Town, and amazing views, are some of the attractions this cute city has to offer. In …

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a lovely view of the Old Town of Bansko in summer

Bansko in Summer – Best Things to Do

Not many places around the world can boast as an all-year-round tourist destination, but little Bansko in Bulgaria can. Snuggled in the foot of the Pirin mountain, this Bulgarian town is equally attractive in both winter and summer. If you …

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a collage of four pictures of beautiful places in Bulgaria

30 Most Beautiful Places in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is an up-and-coming destination in Europe which is mostly known for the Black Sea resorts, the Rila Monastery and its capital Sofia. The country is a real hidden gem offering beautiful mountains, unparalleled nature, great ski-resorts, quaint little villages, …

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frescoes with chariots and horses on the inside of a round cupola, the Thracian Tomb in Kazanlak

Exploring Thracian Tombs in Bulgaria

As a lover of history, I’ve always found myself fascinated by cultures and civilizations that have been largely lost to history. Where imagination is as important as fieldwork, and where astonishing archaeological finds collide with enormous gaps in the known …

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a tiny stream with a bridge and a tree and a blue house at the background, Etara Gabrovo

12 Amazing Day Trips from Veliko Tarnovo

Located centrally in North Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo is the perfect home base to discover the region one day trip at a time. Quaint villages, historical places, UNESCO sites, monasteries, caves, waterfalls and beautiful nature are some of the treasures that …

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