Surroundings

ARBANASSI


The little village Arbanassi (3 miles) is a village that is protected by Unesco as World Heritage because of its rich Bulgarian National Revival Architecture.


http://arbanassi.org/indexen.html


ELENA

Elena is about 30 miles south east of Veliko Tarnovo. Elena is a small village close to a lake.


Last years this town did a lot of efforts with restaurating of the architecture. Highlight is the house of Popnikolov (1830) almost completely built out of wood.


http://www.elena.bg/


Elena is great to stroll around. A culinary speciality is the Elenski 'but' (pork).


MONASTERIES

http://www.velikoturnovo.info/id-40/monasteries_and_churches.html