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

Complex Luxor, Smolyan

Complex Luxor

Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

    • No transport provided
    Family Hotel Silver, Smolyan

    Family Hotel Silver  

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

    Hotel Kris  

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

    Smilen Hotel  

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

    Hotel Kiparis Alfa

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

    Hotel Crystal

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

    Smilen Hotel And Wellness

    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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      Hotel Brothers, Smolyan

      Hotel Brothers

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
      • No transport provided
      Sportna 17 Guest Rooms, Smolyan

      Sportna 17 Guest Rooms

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

      Family Hotel Smolena  

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

      Oak Residence Hotel  

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

      Gela Hotel And Spa  

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

      Hotel Pearl Lodge  

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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

      Smolyan

      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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        Katerina Family Hotel, Smolyan

        Katerina Family Hotel

        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

          • No transport provided
          Spa Hotel Dikas, Smolyan

          Spa Hotel Dikas

          Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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            Uzunski, Smolyan

            Uzunski

            Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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              Luxor Hotel Casino Komplex, Smolyan

              Luxor Hotel Casino Komplex

              Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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                Oak Residence Hotel And Relax, Smolyan

                Oak Residence Hotel And Relax

                Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                  • No transport provided
                  Hotel Silver Hills, Smolyan

                  Hotel Silver Hills

                  Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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                    Hotel Spartak, Smolyan

                    Hotel Spartak

                    Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

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                      Guest Rooms Waterfall, Smolyan

                      Guest Rooms Waterfall

                      Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                        • No transport provided
                        Ski House Pamporovo, Smolyan

                        Ski House Pamporovo  

                        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                        • Hotel near to ski slope  
                        • No transport provided
                        Plaza Family Hotel, Smolyan

                        Plaza Family Hotel

                        Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                          • No transport provided
                          Panorama Guest House, Smolyan

                          Panorama Guest House

                          Smolyan, Pamporovo, Bulgaria

                            • No transport provided

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