Cultural and historical tourism

Discover the ancient culture and the tribes that inhabited the lands of “Perperikon” and “Tatul” – the Thracian fortress and sanctuary located near the village of Glavatarci. Experience the enchantment of nature as you explore the natural phenomenon of “The Whirlwind” – a rock cave and niches rising to a height of 30 meters. The Regional Historical Museum in Kardzhali will introduce you to its exhibition, encompassing archaeology, mineralogy, and ethnography. The museum is housed in an antique three-story building, an architectural monument of culture dating back to 1920 when it served as a Muslim spiritual school. In the 1980s, the building was adapted as a museum.

The region also boasts other attractions, including the “Stone Wedding,” which features unique formations created by volcanic activity, the “Moniak” fortress, the “Karangil” cave, the “Vishgrad” fortress, the Cult Complex in the village of Lisitsite, the medieval bridge in the village of Nenkovo, the “Stremtsi Labyrinths,” the natural wonder of the “Rock Window,” the protected area of “Yumruk Skala,” and the medieval monastery complex of “St. John Prodromos.”

Discover the unique combination of cultural and natural landmarks in this region and indulge in the richness of history and nature.



Fishing and hunting tourism

Fishing and hunting tourism are important parts of the attractions you can experience in the area. The reservoir offers excellent conditions for fishing various species of fish, including carp, catfish, grass carp, whitefish, bleak, perch, and others. If you are a fan of this hobby or sport, this is the perfect place for you.

With our assistance, you can organize hunting trips to the Hunting Game Breeding Station “Zhenda” and the Hunting Reserve “Studen Kladenets,” where you can hunt wild boar, red deer, and mouflon. This presents a unique opportunity to embark on an adventure in the wild nature and test your skills as a hunter.



To keep your good mood, there are various restaurants available in the hotels “Roka Resort,” “Glavatar Han,” “Sveti Konstantin,” “Trifon Zarezan,” “Pri Gurka,” and the floating pontoon “Moby Dick.” There, you can enjoy delicious meals and relax after a long day of activities.

The variety of entertainment and tourism options make this place an ideal destination for those seeking an active and fun vacation in nature.


Sights in the region

Orlovi Skali

The discovery of the Orlovi Skali represents a historical treasure for Bulgaria. Their Thracian roots contribute to enriching our cultural heritage. This rock-cult complex, located near Ardino, presents a unique combination of natural beauty and archaeological...

The meanders of the Arda River

The meanders of the Arda River not only attract the attention of tourists and adventure enthusiasts but also serve as a magnet for anyone wishing to immerse themselves in nature and enjoy its unparalleled beauty. The river itself flows through some of the most...

Rock Sanctuary “Harman Kaya”

Introducing one of the most remarkable places in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains - the Rock Sanctuary of Harman Kaya. It is also known as Raven Rock. This magnificent prehistoric cult complex, carved into the heart of nature, presents an astonishing combination of...

Rope bridge to Lisitsite village

Welcome to the historic village of Lisitsite, once accessible only by a rope bridge over the Vurbitsa River. In the 1950s, with the creation of the Studen Kladenets Dam, it became necessary to build a new bridge, connecting this cozy village with the rest of the...

Devil`s bridge

Every evening, when the sun hides behind the hills of the Rhodopes, silence descends on the surrounding rocks of the Devil's Bridge, located 10 km from the city of Ardino. Its name comes from the legend that it finds its magic mirror here. In times of Turkish slavery,...

“Beli Brezi” reserve

The 'Beli Brezi' Reserve, a natural park located near the towns of Kardzhali and Ardino. It offers a unique adventure amidst untouched nature. Spanning an area of approximately 3680 hectares, it is home to exceptionally valuable birch forests that captivate visitors...

Thracian fortress “Isaklartepe”

The view that stands out when one reaches the Thracian fortress "Isaklartepe" or Isaac's Peak, located near the village of Ivantsi, is incredible. You can see the whole town of Kardzhali, as well as "Veikata" peak, which is also the southernmost point of Bulgaria. A...

Archaeological complex “Perperikon”

"Perperikon" Nestled in the mountain landscapes of the Eastern Rhodopes, just 15 kilometers northeast of the town of Kardzhali, rises Perperikon - the megalithic sanctuary that captivates visitors with its historical significance and cultural richness. This...

Archaeological complex “Tatul”

Archaeological complex "Tatul" Deep in the heart of the Rhodope Mountains, just 200 meters from the picturesque village of Tatul and approximately 15 kilometers from Momchilgrad, rises the Thracian sanctuary known as Tatul. This magical site boasts one of the most...




village of Glavatartsi, №1, Kardzhali