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Traditional villages

Our advice is always included in the tour itinerary this activity visiting traditional villages because it is something that visitors always find amazing and worthy of having your return. Our guides-translators count them the history of these peoples, many legends and anecdotes as they walk through its picturesque streets.

Exploring traditional villages of the hinterland is a return to the past for visitors. This is due to many small village houses have remained for generations in its original state rather than be rebuilt, allowing visitors the experience of walking through villages paved floors, with wood and stone houses, they seem stuck in the past; with the added attraction that people are living, still they inhabited and agriculture-based activity. What better place to enjoy the cuisine in these traditional villages?, the typical dishes of the Bulgarian cuisine surprise the foreign diners with its exotic blend of flavors and not found in the rest of Europe.

To all this is added the fact that at the time of the Bulgarian Renaissance (XVIII – XIX), when craftsmen and traders from Bulgaria expanded its horizons and opened to Europe and the world, Bulgaria entered many cultural influences from Europe, the most visible in the architecture and interiors of buildings, built during that time. The incredible models of Renaissance architecture can be seen in many Bulgarian towns.

To preserve this rich heritage, architectural reserves have been created: whole villages or districts, now they enjoy great interest from visitors: City Koprivshtitsa, the Old Town of Plovdiv, Kovachevitsa, the village of Arbanasi, Bozhentsi village, Brashlyan village, Delchevo village, the village of Dolen, "Am", Zheravna, Stefanovo village and Shiroka Laka. In all of them one can discover the rural life of ancient Europe, surprisingly kept here until today, with crafts, gastronomy, customs and permanent contact and respect for nature.

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