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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Top hotels in Smolyan

Hotel Kris, Smolyan

Hotel Kris  

Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

  • Hotel near to ski slope  
  • No transport provided
Hotel Pearl Lodge, Smolyan

Hotel Pearl Lodge  

Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

  • Hotel family hotels  
  • No transport provided
Gela Hotel And Spa, Smolyan

Gela Hotel And Spa  

Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

  • Hotel near to ski slope  
  • No transport provided
Oak Residence Hotel, Smolyan

Oak Residence Hotel  

Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

  • Hotel with indoor pool  
  • No transport provided
Spa Hotel Dikas, Smolyan

Spa Hotel Dikas

Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

    • No transport provided
    Hotel Crystal, Smolyan

    Hotel Crystal

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

    Smilen Hotel  

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

    • Hotel with children playground  
    • No transport provided
    Petko Takov S House, Smolyan

    Petko Takov S House

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

    • Hotel with parking  
    • No transport provided
    Hotel Smolyan, Smolyan

    Hotel Smolyan

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

      • No transport provided
      Family Hotel Silver, Smolyan

      Family Hotel Silver  

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

      • Hotel with parking  
      • No transport provided
      Complex Luxor, Smolyan

      Complex Luxor

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

        • No transport provided
        Ski House Pamporovo, Smolyan

        Ski House Pamporovo  

        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

        • Hotel near to ski slope  
        • No transport provided
        Hotel Brothers, Smolyan

        Hotel Brothers

        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

        Family Hotel Smolena  

        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

        • Hotel near to ski slope  
        • No transport provided
        Sportna 17 Guest Rooms, Smolyan

        Sportna 17 Guest Rooms

        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
        Pamporovo, Smolyan

        Pamporovo

        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

          • No transport provided
          Uzunski, Smolyan

          Uzunski

          Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

            • No transport provided
            Neviastata, Smolyan

            Neviastata

            Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

              • No transport provided
              Family Hotel Nevyasta, Smolyan

              Family Hotel Nevyasta

              Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                • No transport provided
                Corporate Event, Smolyan

                Corporate Event

                Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                  • No transport provided
                  Apartment Smolyani, Smolyan

                  Apartment Smolyani

                  Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                    • No transport provided
                    Hotel Spartak, Smolyan

                    Hotel Spartak

                    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                      • No transport provided
                      Margaritov Guest House, Smolyan

                      Margaritov Guest House

                      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                        • No transport provided
                        The Lake Villa, Smolyan

                        The Lake Villa

                        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                        • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
                        • No transport provided

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