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Haskovo, Bulgaria

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Nesting site of rare endangered diurnal raptors
Nesting site of rare endangered diurnal raptors

It is located within the lands pertaining to the village of Gorno pole. The only protected area in ...

Madzharovo
Orlovi Skali (Eagle's Rocks)
Orlovi Skali (Eagle's Rocks)

Това е уникално скално образувание от величествени ...

village of Sarnitsa
Kenana Forest Park
Kenana Forest Park

Kenana is the largest park on the territory of Haskovo Municipality (236.6 ha), located northeast ...

Haskovo
Dikilitash, the land pertaining to the village of Sarnitsa
Dikilitash, the land pertaining to the village of Sarnitsa

It spreads over ​​0.2 ha. It is given a special status in order to protect the waterfall on the ...

the land pertaining to the village of Sarnitsa
Habitat of the Orpheus flower (Haberlea Rhodopensis)
Habitat of the Orpheus flower (Haberlea Rhodopensis)

Habitat of the Orpheus flower Famous its prolonged anabiotic drought resistance, also known as the ...

village of Rabovo, locality of Sheytan Kyupris
Arda Bridge
Arda Bridge

This protected area spreading over 150 224 decares includes territories of Stambolovo Municipality. ...

village of Stambolovo
Habitat of the peony, village of Huhla
Habitat of the peony, village of Huhla

Habitat of a protected species with a total area of ​​15 ha. There is a belief that the ...

village of Huhla
Habitat of the garden sage (Salvia officinalis), village of Gorno Lukovo, Luda Reka River, village of Gornoseltsi, Mareshnitsa River
Habitat of the garden sage (Salvia officinalis), village of Gorno Lukovo, Luda Reka River, village of Gornoseltsi, Mareshnitsa River

Total area of 90 ha, of which 10 ha are in Gornoseltsi village, Mareshnitsa ...

village of Gorno Lukovo, Luda Reka River, village of Gornoseltsi, Mareshnitsa River
Habitat of the common snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) (Petkov Bair locality and village of Garvanovo, Asenova Fortress)
Habitat of the common snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) (Petkov Bair locality and village of Garvanovo, Asenova Fortress)

Natural landmark with a total area of 0.1 ha in the municipality of Ivailovgrad and 10.4 ha in ...

Ivaylovgrad
Habitat of the peony
Habitat of the peony

Protected species with a total area of 15.5 ha, of which 0.5 ha are in the village of ...

village Huhla and village of Zhelezino, Halka Bair locality, Pobeda peak
Habitat of lily-of-the-valley and peony natural monument, Drenka locality, village of Spahievo
Habitat of lily-of-the-valley and peony natural monument, Drenka locality, village of Spahievo

The natural site has an area of ​​3 hectares. It was given a special status in order to ...

Drenka locality, village of Spahievo
The Mirror Rock natural monument, the land pertaining to the village of Bryastovo
The Mirror Rock natural monument, the land pertaining to the village of Bryastovo

The natural landmark covers an area of ​​1.5 ha. It has been declared a protected area for the ...

village of Bryastovo
Pobiatia kamak (The Standing Stone), the land pertaining to the village of Sarnitsa
Pobiatia kamak (The Standing Stone), the land pertaining to the village of Sarnitsa

The natural landmark spreads over an area of ​​1 ha. It is a complex of interesting rock ...

village of Sarnitsa
Boraka Reserve, the land pertaining to the village of Sarnitsa
Boraka Reserve, the land pertaining to the village of Sarnitsa

The reserve has an area of ​​14.78 ha. It has been declared a nature reserve for the purpose of ...

village of Sarnitsa
Habitat of the scarlet peony (Paeonia peregrina), village of Kostur, Taushan Bair locality
Habitat of the scarlet peony (Paeonia peregrina), village of Kostur, Taushan Bair locality

Habitat of the scarlet peony. Ever since the time of Hippocrates the so-called Balkan peony ...

village of Kostur
Dervish Mound, village of Dervishka Mogila
Dervish Mound, village of Dervishka Mogila

Rock formations. There are remains of an ancient Thracian fortress.  

village of Dervishka Mogila
Kaleto, village of Mezek

Rock formation around a medieval fortress. The fortress near the village of Mezek was very ...

village of Mezek
Habitat of Astracantha thracica, village of Vodentsi
Habitat of Astracantha thracica, village of Vodentsi

Habitat of Astracantha thracica. The species and its habitats are protected under Bulgaria’s ...

village of Vodentsi
Habitat of the Orpheus flower (Haberlea Rhodopensis), village of Rabovo, locality of Sheytan Kyupris
Habitat of the Orpheus flower (Haberlea Rhodopensis), village of Rabovo, locality of Sheytan Kyupris

Habitat of the Orpheus flower Famous its prolonged anabiotic drought resistance, also known as the ...

village of Rabovo
Arda Bridge, Stambolovo
Arda Bridge, Stambolovo

This protected area spreading over 150 224 decares includes territories of Stambolovo Municipality. ...

Stambolovo
Еastern Rhodopes, Stambolovo
Еastern Rhodopes, Stambolovo

Part of Stambolovo Municipality falls into the Eastern Rhodopes Protected Area, proposed to be ...

Stambolovo
Brasnarskiat Stol (Barber's Chair), Topolovgrad
Brasnarskiat Stol (Barber's Chair), Topolovgrad

This protected site spreading over 5 ha was created with the aim of preserving the rock ...

Topolovgrad
Karakolyovota Dupka, village of Ustrem and village of Mramor
Karakolyovota Dupka, village of Ustrem and village of Mramor

The cave and the forest around it. There is also the so-called Old church.

village of Ustrem and village of Mramor
State forest around the Holy Trinity Monastery, village of Ustrem and village of Mramor
State forest around the Holy Trinity Monastery, village of Ustrem and village of Mramor

Acentury-old forest around the Holy Trinity Monastery and rocky slopes.  

village of Ustrem and village of Mramor
Habitat of the summer snowflake (Leucojum aestivum), village of Biser, Sazlaka locality
Habitat of the summer snowflake (Leucojum aestivum), village of Biser, Sazlaka locality

The summer snowflake is a rare perennial species with a limited distribution. The summer ...

village of Biser, Sazlaka locality, Harmanli
Boaza, village of Garvanovo
Boaza, village of Garvanovo

Boaza is the official name of the gorge of the Banska River between the villages of Garvanovo and ...

village of Garvanovo
Habitat of the common oak (Quercus robur), village of Uzundzhovo, locality of Palamudche
Habitat of the common oak (Quercus robur), village of Uzundzhovo, locality of Palamudche

Habitat of the common oak. In the village of Granit, Stara Zagora District, one can see a common ...

village of Uzundzhovo, locality of Palamudche
Zlato Pole
Zlato Pole

The largest natural wetland along the Maritsa River. The protected area covers a total of 84.79 ha. ...

village of Zlato Pole, village of Brod, village of Raynovo
Propadnaloto Blato
Propadnaloto Blato

After numerous changes over time, this wetland has turned into a biotope attracting numerous animal ...

village of Golyamo Asenovo
Nocturnal roosting place of the Pygmy Cormorant - Dimitrovgrad
Nocturnal roosting place of the Pygmy Cormorant - Dimitrovgrad

The Protected site covers the Maritsa River valley on the territory of the District: Haskovo, ...

town of Dimitrovgrad and village of Radievo
Dupkite (The Holes)
Dupkite (The Holes)

One of the smallest protected areas in the municipality (6.5 hectares), which was given a special ...

village of Svirachi
Meanders of Byala Reka River, village of Meden Buk, village of Zhelezari
Meanders of Byala Reka River, village of Meden Buk, village of Zhelezari

It is the second largest protected area in the Eastern Rhodopes (1532 hectares), given this status ...

village of Meden Buk, village of Zhelezari
Likana, village of Belopolyane, village of Svirachi
Likana, village of Belopolyane, village of Svirachi

Known as the kingdom of the orchids, Likana attracts visitors with its impressive wealth of rare ...

village of Belopolyane, village of Svirachi
Hambar Dere
Hambar Dere

Hambar Dere is the most hard-to-reach protected zone in the municipality with an area of 101 ...

village of Kazak, village of Byalgradets and village of Gugutka
Habitat of the Eriolobus trilobata - Daneva Cheshma Fountain
Habitat of the Eriolobus trilobata - Daneva Cheshma Fountain

The protected area "Habitat of Eriolobus trilobata - Daneva Cheshma Fountain" aims at ...

village of Belopolyane
Habitat of the summer snowflake (Leucojum aestivum) - Lozen road
Habitat of the summer snowflake (Leucojum aestivum) - Lozen road

Habitat of the summer snowflake. The species is not protected under Bulgaria’s ...

town of Lyubimets and town of Svilengrad
Bakarlia
Bakarlia

The Bakarlia Protected Area is located on the territory of Haskovo Municipality and encompasses the ...

village of Yerusalimovo (Lyubimets) and village of Izvorovo (Harmanli)
Patronka
Patronka

The smallest protected area in the municipality, which has a national significance for the ...

Madzharovo, village of Borislavtsi
Momina Skala (Maiden's Rock)
Momina Skala (Maiden's Rock)

Conservation of protected and endangered plants and animals such as: Anthemis auriculata, Bupleurum ...

Madzharovo
Chernata Skala (The Black Rock)
Chernata Skala (The Black Rock)

The largest protected area in the municipality, declared in order to protect habitats and a ...

villages of Gorno Pole, Gorni Gla-vanak, Rumelia and Topolovo
Aida
Aida

The protected area covers a total of ​​3.5 ha. It consists of a natural, century-old beech high ...

village of Spahievo
Golemiyat Sipey (The Big Scree)

The Big Scree Protected Site is located on the northern shore of Studen Kladenets Reservoir and ...

village of Byal Kladenets, village of Rabovo
Studen Kladenets protected area
Studen Kladenets protected area

This is a specially protected area accepted for inclusion in the European ecological network NATURA ...

village of Byal Kladenets, village of Rabovo, village of Svetoslav
Habitat of Veronica multifida
Habitat of Veronica multifida

Conservation of the plant species Veronica multifida L. and its habitat. It inhabits dry rocky ...

village of Shtit
Gorge of the Tundzha River
Gorge of the Tundzha River

Designated a protected area with the aim of preserving the habitats of 149 bird species, 8 ...

village of Radovets
Habitat of Verbascum purpureum
Habitat of Verbascum purpureum

Conservation of the plant species Verbascum purpureum and its habitat. In Bulgaria’s Red ...

village of Bulgarska Poliana, Topolovgrad and village of Branitsa, Harmanli
Kazankite
Kazankite

The Kazankite locality can be reached via two roads. The first one is shorter and easier - one must ...

village of Orlov Dol
Olu-dere Gorge
Olu-dere Gorge

The protected area was designated with the purpose of preserving the followingthermophilic and ...

Harmanli, village of Ostar Kamak, village of Polyanovo
Zlato Pole, village of Nova Nadezhda
Zlato Pole, village of Nova Nadezhda

Zlato Pole was declared a protected site in 2001. It covers the former bed of the Maritsa River, ...

village of Nova Nadezhda
Nikola Vaptsarov Park, town of Dimitrovgrad
Nikola Vaptsarov Park, town of Dimitrovgrad

The oldest park in Dimitrovgrad, it incorporates 821 decares of meadows and a 40-year-old oak ...

Dimitrovgrad
Penyo Penev Memorial Park, town of Dimitrovgrad
Penyo Penev Memorial Park, town of Dimitrovgrad

The Penyo Penev Memorial Park is one of Dimitrovgrad's emblematic sights. A park worth to be ...

Dimitrovgrad
Maritsa Park, town of Dimitrovgrad
Maritsa Park, town of Dimitrovgrad

Maritsa Park is situated on the right bank of the Maritsa River, on a splendid river terrace. Many ...

Dimitrovgrad
Cave, village of Belopolyane, Kozha Kae locality

Natural landmark since 1978. It has a protected area of ​​80 ha. The cave is part of the ...

village of Belopolyane, Kozha Kae locality
Gospodeva Stapka (Lord's Step), village of Oryahovo

Gospodeva Stapka is an extremely interesting natural and cultural site located in the Kerez Dere ...

village of Oryahovo
Kovan Kaya
Kovan Kaya

These are famous Thracian rock-hewn niches. The Kovan Kaya natural landmark has been given a ...

village of Valche Pole
Bird's stone (Kush Kaya)
Bird's stone (Kush Kaya)

It is a huge majestic rock resembling an eagle, located to the north of the village of Valche ...

village of Valche Pole
Meanders of the Arda River
Meanders of the Arda River

In its middle course, the Arda River forms many beautiful meanders. Some of the most impressive and ...

Madzharovo
Sheinovets Peak
Sheinovets Peak

Its height is 703.6 meters. The peak is known to the local population also with its Turkish name ...

village of Mezek
Babini Boski Cave

It is 324 m long. In the beginning, the cave corridor is very narrow, but soon expands and one can ...

village of Mramor
Sakar Mountain
Sakar Mountain

Bulgaria near the rivers Maritsa, Tundzha, Sokolitsa and Sazliyka. Its highest point is Mount ...

Topolovgrad municipality and Svilengrad municipality
Vehtata Cherkva (The old church)
Vehtata Cherkva (The old church)

The old church is a cave of irregular shape and numerous hollows and niches on the walls and vaults ...

Topolovgrad
Kyumyurluka Waterfall

The natural waterfall is at Kyumyurluka Reservoir which has very well-developed tourist facilities ...

Harmanli
Kuru-Dere Waterfall

Natural waterfall in the Kuru-Dere locality. The Defileto protected area is also located ...

Harmanli

News

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Training on eTOURIST project in Greece
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A 3-day training "Traditional culinary and wines" within the project „Promotion and development of natural and ...

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Promoting and developing the natural and cultural heritage of the Bulgarian-Greek cross-border region through smart and electronic instruments - eTOURIST

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