The picturesque town of Kazanlak
is situated in the famous , in the skirts of the Balkan mountain. The settlement has been inhabited since deep antiquity and was an important centre of the Thracian culture in the past. You will be captivated by the beautiful nature of the region which is a combination of picturesque mountain and valley landscape.
The region of is most popular with its long traditions in rose-oil production which have been passed through many generations.
A historical monument of international importance is , situated in a mount, not far from the town.
The region of offers good opportunities for hiking and biking tourism as there are well-maintained chalets in this part of the Balkan mountain and marked tourist routes.
The Rose Festival in Kazanluk
Annually, in early June, takes place in . The event has attracted lots of visitors from Bulgaria and abroad for more than one hundred years. The is dedicated to the rose, known in Bulgaria as the “Queen of flowers” and a symbol of youth and beauty. Apart from the rich musical programme with folk songs, dances and a beauty contest, the festival includes ritual rose-picking in the fragrant rose fields and rose-distillation afterwards. All visitors are invited to take part in these rituals and to feel the spirit of this unusual corner of Bulgaria. If you are attracted by the idea to participate in , you can always book a tour to on our site and we will arrange it specially for you!
Accommodation and hotels in Kazanlak
and are the options we recommend for your . They are three-star hotels which offer cozy, convenient rooms with home-like atmosphere. Besides, you can find in almost every house in the region of where you will be welcomed with warmth and hospitality by the local people.