About Samokov - presentation, information, photos and recommendations

In the past, Samokov was a center of handicraft and art, with notable figures like Zahari, Hristo Dimitrov and Nikola Obrazopisov. City name is a compound word of "samo" and "KOV" or meaning "self" and the root verb "forge hammer" and comes from Samokov, a mechanical forge powered by water, as the town of Samokov was a important iron producing center during the Middle Ages.
The only ski jumping hill in Bulgaria is located in Samokov. It's a pretty small hill, where you can jump up to 45 meters. There is also a ski center in Samokov for Cross Country Ski, a small hill alpine and snowboard park.


Samokov | Samokov is situated on the northern foot of Rila Mountain among the so called field which is one of the highest fields in Bulgaria. The longest Bulgarian river Iskar passes through it. The town is just 60 kilometers away from Sofia and just 12 kilometers in north- western direction of the worldwide famous resort- Borovets

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Top hotels in Samokov

The Lodge, Samokov

The Lodge

Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

    • No transport provided
    Hotel Arena, Samokov

    Hotel Arena

    Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

    • Hotel with indoor pool  
    • No transport provided
    Hotel Zodiac, Samokov

    Hotel Zodiac

    Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

    • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
    • No transport provided
    Balneo Hotel Kalina, Samokov

    Balneo Hotel Kalina

    Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

      • No transport provided
      Borovets Gardens Aparthotel, Samokov

      Borovets Gardens Aparthotel  

      Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

      • Hotel with indoor pool  
      • No transport provided
      Guesthouse Elizabeth, Samokov

      Guesthouse Elizabeth

      Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

      • Hotel with parking  
      • No transport provided
      Sg Boutique Hotel Sokol, Samokov

      Sg Boutique Hotel Sokol

      Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

        • No transport provided
        Euphoria Club Hotel Spa, Samokov

        Euphoria Club Hotel Spa

        Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

          • No transport provided
          Apart Hotel Flora Residence Daisy, Samokov

          Apart Hotel Flora Residence Daisy  

          Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

          • Hotel near to ski slope  
          • No transport provided
          Hotel Edelweiss, Samokov

          Hotel Edelweiss

          Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

            • No transport provided
            Miza Guest House, Samokov

            Miza Guest House

            Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

            • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
            • No transport provided
            Lion Borovetz, Samokov

            Lion Borovetz

            Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

              • No transport provided
              Bistrica Hotel, Samokov

              Bistrica Hotel

              Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                • No transport provided
                Iglika Palace, Samokov

                Iglika Palace

                Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                  • No transport provided
                  Semiramida Gardens Apartments, Samokov

                  Semiramida Gardens Apartments

                  Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                    • No transport provided
                    Bor, Samokov

                    Bor

                    Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                      • No transport provided
                      Grand, Samokov

                      Grand

                      Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                      • Full Board  
                      • No transport provided
                      Daniel Residence, Samokov

                      Daniel Residence

                      Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                        • No transport provided
                        Boutique Hotel The White River, Samokov

                        Boutique Hotel The White River

                        Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                          • No transport provided
                          Holiday Village Alpin, Samokov

                          Holiday Village Alpin

                          Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                            • No transport provided
                            Royal Plaza Hotel Apartments, Samokov

                            Royal Plaza Hotel Apartments

                            Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                              • No transport provided
                              Hotel Victoria, Samokov

                              Hotel Victoria

                              Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                                • No transport provided
                                Vila Rila Samokov , Samokov

                                Vila Rila Samokov   

                                Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                                • Hotel near to ski slope  
                                • No transport provided
                                Four Seasons Villa, Samokov

                                Four Seasons Villa

                                Samokov, Sofia Region, Bulgaria

                                  • No transport provided

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