Twin Cities of Apulum, Alba Iulia

  Timacum Minus, Knjaževac

  Siscia, Sisak

  Sirmium, Sremska Mitrovica

  Sexaginta Prista, Ruse

  Roman Tomb Chapel, Pecs

  Roman Legion Camp Novae, Svishtov

  Kaleto Fortress, Belogradchik

  Histria, Constanta

  Felix Romuliana, Zaječar

  Diana, Iron Gate, Kladovo

  Colonia Ulpia Traiana Augusta Dacica, Sarmizegetusa

  Andautonia, Zagreb

  Pula, Brijuni

  Twin Cities of Apulum, Alba Iulia

  Timacum Minus, Knjaževac

  Siscia, Sisak

  Sirmium, Sremska Mitrovica

  Sexaginta Prista, Ruse

  Roman Tomb Chapel, Pecs

  Roman Legion Camp Novae, Svishtov

  Kaleto Fortress, Belogradchik

  Histria, Constanta

  Felix Romuliana, Zaječar

  Diana, Iron Gate, Kladovo

  Colonia Ulpia Traiana Augusta Dacica, Sarmizegetusa

  Andautonia, Zagreb

  Pula, Brijuni

Locality: Belogradchik

Roman Historical Site: Kaleto Fortress

Archaeological sites: The Roman and medievel fortress built in the imposing Belogradchik Cliffs is a candidate for UNESCO World Heritage status.

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Visitor center at the site

Tourist attractions

Languages

English

Restaurant, cafe or bar

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Souvenir shop/Craft shop

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Interpretation at the site

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Panels and boards

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Guides, professor’s archaeologists, curator, Actors, volunteers

Available guide in Bulgarian and English

About destination

All the streets and buildings of Vidin, the nearest transport hub to Belogradchik, are oriented towards the Danube and the Riverside Park that spreads out along the river\’s banks. With its recreational areas, beaches and landscapes (which combine English parks and Baroque Austrian gardens), the Park offers a wide variety of places for relaxation and recreation.

 

The Baba Vida Fortress is the best preserved medieval fortress in Bulgaria, constructed over a range of historical periods. Within its walls, there is a theatre stage and a museum exhibition. Apart from the fortress, visitors can enjoy The Ottoman Fortification and Administrative centre, a mosque and a library built in the 14th century, the Jewish Synagogue, a medieval cave monastery, and a number of museums, galleries and historical monuments. Several interesting tourist attractions are also located in and around Belogradchik (Belogradchik Rocks and Magurata), Kula (Castra Martis), Dimovo, Venets Cave, Izvorski Monastery and Chuprene (Biosphere Reserve, Folklore fair).

 

Belogradchik is situated 53 km from Vidin in an extremely picturesque region with unique rock formations and natural wonders. Thus, it has become a famous tourism centre with excellent resources for trips, cave and bicycle tourism, mountain climbing, hunting, fishing and even astronomical observation.

Tourist info

https://www.visitbulgaria.net/en/vidin/vidin.html
e-mail: tourism@belogradchik.bg
Address: 1A “Poruchik Dvoryanov”
Tel: +359 877 881 283

How to reach Belogradchik

On the Sofia–Vidin line (departing from Sofia Central Railway Station) stopping at the village of Oreshets, which is about 10 km to the east of Belogradchik. Regular buses and a taxi service connect the railway station to Belogradchik.

Direct buses run from the Central Bus Station in Sofia, to Belogradchik daily. The town is most easily reached by bus from Vidin, (53 km) to the north.

From Vidin (Route 102 and 1) and from Sofia (Route 1)

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