Roman Historical Site: Roman Legion Camp Novae
Archaeological sites: A legionary base, one of the cornerstones of the Danube frontier defenses, spreading over almost 30 hectares.
Visitor center at the site
Gallery & Video
Restaurant, cafe or bar
Souvenir shop/Craft shop
Few souvenirs from Roman period
Interpretation at the site
Panels and boards
Guides, professor’s archaeologists, curator, Actors, volunteers
Guided tours on request
Website of Locality
Svishtov city centre is located on a small hill near from the bank of the Danube. It is just 82 km from the main transport hub of Ruse. There is a very pleasant green area on the Danube river, situated near the Roman town of Nove and other tourist attractions and monuments. During their stay in the city, visitors can enjoy the “Aleko Konstantinov” house-museum, the Ethnographic Museum, Svishtov Monastery of Pokrov Bogorodichen, the Museum of Urban Life and Culture and the Holy Trinity Church. Around the “Academic” Stadium, home to the OFC Akademik Svishtov football team there are pedestrian zones and there is parking at the main entrance.
How to reach Svishtov
Sisak is the administrative centre of Sisak-Moslavina County, Croatia’s largest river port and a centre of river shipping industry (Dunavski Lloyd). It lies on the main Zagreb-Sisak-Petrinja link road (M12.2) and the railroad Zagreb-Sisak-Sunja.
Trains connect Svishtov several times daily with Levski
The main transport hub for Svishtov is in Ruse (82 km). Hourly bus services connect the two cities; a twice daily service connects Svishtov with Vidin (283 km). Tourists catch a bus either in Pleven or in Kozloduy.
There is a cycle path to the Roman site of Nove from Svishtov (4 km)