Visit to a countryside
home with a small animal breeding farm.
to Bozhentsi’s Gallery and Museum House – home of the
first textile-producing Bulgarian family. In the museum you can hear
the history of the village and the region and learn spicy stories from
the everyday life of local people.
the ancient capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom
– the town of Veliko Tarnovo and its “St. Peter and Paul” church and
medieval fortress “Tzarevets”; walk around the residential area of the
15th century aristocracy – Arbanassi /horseback riding is available
there/. Veliko Tarnovo is 60 km away from Bozhenti.
the Bulgarian Capital of Humor – Gabrovo with visit
to the museum of satire. Visit to the unique open-air ethnographic museum
“Etura” and the picturesque Sokolski monastery. Dinner at traditional
tavern with folklore show. /25 km/.
to the open-air ethnographic complex "Etura"
/25km/- to see functioning 17th century workshops, producing textiles,
pottery, wrought iron, knives, pastries. Visit to the nearby Sokolski
to Dryanovo monastery, built in the 12th century and
to the “Bacho Kiro” cave, followed by an attractive hike along a 4km
long eco-path in the woods, surrounding the monastery /22 km away/.
the town of Tryavna – woodcarving and icon
painting center – visit to museum houses with interesting architecture
and exquisite wood carved ceilings. /36 km/.
Troyan Monastery & Crafts Fair – third largest
monastery in Bulgaria, listed by UNESCO for its exquisite wall paintings;
at the crafts fair you can observe traditional Bulgarian craftsmanship,
try your skills at pottery and taste 5 kinds of locally produced plum
brandy for which the region is well-known /90 km/.
the hometown of the Bulgarian Rose – Kazanluk and visit
to the Thracian Tomb /UNESCO/, discovered there; on the way we stop
at Shipka peak and monument to enjoy breathtaking panoramic view over
the mountain as well as at the richly adorned Russian church in the
village of Shipka /50 km away/.