About Smolyan - presentation, information, photos and recommendations

Smolian Region is situated in southern Bulgaria, in the most picturesque Rhodope Mountains. It lies at an altitude of 850 - 1050 m above sea level. It is located south-east of Sofia at a distance of 250 km, 103 km south of Plovdiv and only mountain resort 16 km south of Plovdiv. It is bordered by the regions of Plovdiv, Pazardzhik, Kardzhali and Blagoevgrad, and at the southern borders with Greece.

Smolian is one of the most beautiful cities in Bulgaria. The landscape is mountainous region. It covers the eastern Rhodope Mountains with venerable coniferous forests and grasslands. The main road passing through the area is the road Plovdiv-Smolian. Livestock in the region is developed. Near Madan there are deposits of lead and zinc ores.

Rhodope Mountains Nature is perfect for winter and summer tourism, rural tourism, hunting and ecotourism. Most populated areas are tourist centers. In villages Momchilovtsi, Smilian, Gela, etc.. you can taste traditional foods, see and hear famous songs and dances of the Rhodope.

Some are natural parts of biosphere reserves in Kazan, Soskovche, Dol and Amzovo Momchil, stone vaults of the beautiful bridge (Chudnite Mostov), keys and Trigrad Buinov, Devil's Throat (Diavolskoto Garlo), caves and Yagodina Uhlovitsa.

There are plenty of rivers that cross the area, most of them Arda, Vacha, Chepelare, Varbitza, Cherni (Black), Reka and Devin. Abundant mineral water springs near the town and village Devin Money, Beden, Mihalkovo, Lyaskovo. Proving and Vacha dams offer excellent conditions for fishing.




Smolyan | Smolian Region is situated in southern Bulgaria, in the most picturesque Rhodope Mountains. It lies at an altitude of 850 - 1050 m above sea level. It is located south-east of Sofia at a distance of 250 km, 103 km south of Plovdiv and only mountain resort 16 km south of Plovdiv

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Hotel Brothers, Smolyan

Hotel Brothers

Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • No transport provided
Hotel Pearl Lodge, Smolyan

Hotel Pearl Lodge

Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

  • Hotel with indoor pool  
  • No transport provided
Smilen, Smolyan

Smilen

Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

    • No transport provided
    Complex Luxor, Smolyan

    Complex Luxor

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

      • No transport provided
      Hotel Crystal, Smolyan

      Hotel Crystal

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
      • No transport provided
      Hotel Kiparis Alfa, Smolyan

      Hotel Kiparis Alfa

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
      • No transport provided
      Hotel Smolyan, Smolyan

      Hotel Smolyan

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

        • No transport provided
        Spa Hotel Dikas, Smolyan

        Spa Hotel Dikas

        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

          • No transport provided
          Smilen Hotel And Wellness, Smolyan

          Smilen Hotel And Wellness

          Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

            • No transport provided
            Oak Residence Hotel Relax, Smolyan

            Oak Residence Hotel Relax

            Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

              • No transport provided
              Sunny Hills Ski, Smolyan

              Sunny Hills Ski

              Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                • No transport provided
                Ski House Pamporovo, Smolyan

                Ski House Pamporovo

                Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                  • No transport provided
                  Castle 2 Apartments, Smolyan

                  Castle 2 Apartments

                  Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                    • No transport provided
                    Uzunski, Smolyan

                    Uzunski

                    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                      • No transport provided
                      The Lake Villa, Smolyan

                      The Lake Villa

                      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
                      • No transport provided
                      Petko Takov S House, Smolyan

                      Petko Takov S House

                      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                        • No transport provided
                        Mishurovi, Smolyan

                        Mishurovi

                        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                          • No transport provided
                          Oak Residence, Smolyan

                          Oak Residence

                          Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                            • No transport provided
                            Kris, Smolyan

                            Kris

                            Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                              • No transport provided
                              Kristal, Smolyan

                              Kristal

                              Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                                • No transport provided
                                Gela Hotel And Spa, Smolyan

                                Gela Hotel And Spa

                                Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                                  • No transport provided
                                  Eco Compex Smilyan, Smolyan

                                  Eco Compex Smilyan

                                  Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                                    • No transport provided
                                    Kiparis, Smolyan

                                    Kiparis

                                    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                                      • No transport provided
                                      Family Hotel Nevyasta, Smolyan

                                      Family Hotel Nevyasta

                                      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                                        • No transport provided

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                                        Smolyan

                                        Smolyan

                                        Pamporovo, BulgariaSmolyan is a small and picturesque town in the heart of the Rodope Mountains. This magnificent town enchants visitors with interesting combination of old and modern architecture, influenced by the majesty of the great mountain.

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