Rural tourism in the districts of Silistra and Dobrich

Route Description

  • Length of the tourist route: 138 km (between start and end point)
  • Duration: 2 days (1 overnight stay)
  • Sequence of travel along the tourist route:
    • Starting point: Silistra – exemplary starting point
    • Intermediate destinations: Srebarna village, Alfatar, Bulgarevo village, Kamen Bryag village, Durankulak village
    • End point: Silistra
  • Seasonal access: Year-round

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Spatial orientation

  • Municipalities in Silistra district:

Main sites to visit: Municipalities of Silistra and Alfatar

Additional sites and events: Silistra Municipality

  • Municipalities in Dobrich district:

Main sites to visit: municipalities of Kavarna, Shabla

Additional sites and events: Municipalities of Dobrich-city, Kavarna

Proposal for a tourist route for rural tourism in the districts of Silistra and Dobrich.

Possibility to choose other main and additional sites and landmarks to visit.

Possible ways of transportation

  • Arriving at the destination:

To Silistra: By car, bus, train. Arriving from Romania – Ferry Silistra (Bulgaria) – Calarasi (Romania)

  • Travel during the stay:
    • Personal car;
    • Public transportation to tourist sites and attractions planned for visit;
    • Possibility to rent a car and use taxi;
    • Sustainable personal mobility of tourists:
      • Eco-trails with different levels of difficulty
      • Cycling routes


  • 1st day – municipalities of Silistra and Alfatar (Silistra District):

Silistra municipality: Biosphere Reserve “Srebarna” and the Natural Science Museum  – Srebarna village

Alfatar municipality: Dobrudzhanska house ethnographic museum – Alfatar

  • Day 2 – municipalities of Kavarna and Shabla (Dobrich District):

Kavarna municipality: Archaeological and natural reserve “Kaliakra” – 6 km from Bulgarevo village, National Archaeological reserve and protected area “Yailata”  2 km from Kamen Bryag village

Shabla municipality: Durankulak lake; Shabla lake

Choice of location for overnight stay, depending on the selected sites and landmarks to visit along the tourist route.

Additional sites to visit

  • Silistra district:

Silistra municipality: Silistra – Regional History Museum; Ancient settlement “Durostorum-Drustur”; Roman tomb; Turkish fortress “Medgid Tabia”

  • Dobrich district:

Municipality of Dobrich-city: Dobrich – memorial museum and house of Yordan Yovkov; Art Gallery; Ethnographic museum “Old Dobrich”

Proposed additional sites to visit when traveling to Silistra and Dobrich.

Additional events to visit

Possibility of combining tourist visits to coincide with the timing of various cultural events

  • Silistra district, Silistra municipality: National Kuker Festival – Kalipetrovo village
  • Dobrich district, Kavarna municipality: Kavarna – Common Bulgarian folk festival “Carry Bulgaria in the heart”

Entrance fees for visiting the sites and attractions included in the tourist route

The entrance fee to visit some tourist sites and attractions in the price range “up to 5 BGN” and “from 5 to 10 BGN”

Other tourist services

Possibility to use a wide variety of additional tourist services along the route:

  • Individual and group guide, mountain guide
  • Rent a car
  • Bicycle rental
  • Rental of sports equipment
  • Sea sports – municipalities of Balchik, Kavarna, Shabla
  • Visit to wine cellars – an opportunity for tasting and purchasing local wines

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