Main sites to visit: Municipalities of Vidin, Kula and Belogradchik
Additional sites and events: Municipalities of Vidin, Kula, Belogradchik, Chuprene
Municipalities in Montana district:
Main sites to visit: Municipalities of Chiprovtsi, Berkovitsa, Varshets, Montana
Additional sites and events: Municipalities of Varshets, Berkovitsa, Montana, Valchedram, Lom
Municipalities in Vratsa district:
Main sites to visit: Municipalities of Vratsa, Mezdra
Additional sites and events: Municipalities of Mezdra, Vratsa, Byala Slatina, Kozloduy
The tourist route includes visits to many sites and monuments of cultural and historical tourism.
There is a possibility to visit additional tourist sites and events representing the intangible cultural heritage of the region.
Possible ways of transportation
Arriving at the destination:
To Vidin: Arriving by car, bus, train. Arriving from Romania – Bridge “New Europe” (Danube Bridge 2) – transport link between Vidin (Bulgaria) and Calafat (Romania)
Travel during the stay:
Public transportation to tourist sites and attractions included in the route;
Possibility to rent a car and use taxi;
Sustainable personal mobility of tourists:
Ecotrails with different levels of difficulty
Travel on bicycle routes (incl. mountain biking)
1st day – Vidin Municipality:
Vidin: Medieval castle “Baba Vida”(Fortress “Babini Vidini Kuli”); Ethnographic Museum “Krastata Kazarma”, Museum “Konaka”, Fortress System “Kaleto”; Mosque and Library of Osman Pazvantoglu. Overnight stay in Vidin.
2nd day – municipalities Kula and Belogradchik (Vidin District) and Chiprovtsi, Berkovitsa and Varshets (Montana district):
Kula municipality: Roman fortress “Castra Martis” – Kula
Belogradchik municipality: Belogradchik fortress “Kaleto” (incl. the Ottoman fortification “Suleymanov fort” / “Latinsko Kale”); Prehistoric settlement and cave “Magura” – near the village of Rabisha; Historical Museum – Belogradchik
Municipality of Chiprovtsi: Historical Museum – Chiprovci
Municipality of Berkovitsa: Museum and house “Ivan Vazov” – Berkovitza
Municipality of Varshets: Historical Museum – Varshets. Proposed overnight stay in Varshets.
3rd day – Montana municipality and municipalities of Vratsa and Mezdra (Vratsa District):
Montana Municipality: Regional History Museum – Montana; Antique Town Montana (Fortress “Castra ad Montanezium”); Archaeological exposition Lapidarium
Vratsa Municipality: Regional History Museum – Vratsa; National Park of Hristo Botev – at the peak of Okolchitsa; “Vratsata” gorge and Medieval fortress “Vratitsa”