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Smolyan Travel Wiki
Travel to Smolyan
Located just off the border of Greece, Smolyan is a beautiful ski resort community that rests at the foot of the highest part of the mountains.
Both Chepelare and Pamporovo are just north of this community and the community serves as a stopping point for those who do not wish to stay at the formal winter resorts.
If you need a break from the outdoor sports that are offered in the region, consider a visit to the Bulgarian National Astronomical Observatory. It offers a planetarium that produces regular shows to enjoy. There is also a theater group in town, the Rhodope Drama Theater, which hosts during the Summer. A regional historical museum that was founded in 1935 offers a short tour to enjoy as well.
Many well-preserved homes from the revival period Bulgaria experienced can be found in the neighborhoods of Smolyan. Considered cultural monuments, formalized walking tours are available to enjoy. You’ll also want to see the Beiska Kapia bridge, an arch bridge over the Cherna River that was built in the beginning of the 18th century.
Natural wonders to explore in the region including the Smolyan lakes, just 3km from the city. A network of more than 20 caves is available to explore, but be sure to visit Ultsata and its cascade lakes.
Smolyan offers grace and beauty around every curve, whether your skiing, hiking, or enjoy your preferred sport. Come to this resort destination and you’ll have a wonderful opportunity to relax.
Travel and vacation in Smolyan, Bulgaria
Here you can find information about travel and holiday trips to Bulgaria. You will find travel deals as well as general travel information, guides, “good to know” and facts about Bulgaria. We try to find the best travel video about the city and its surroundings and we write about the best sights, shopping and things to do. You will also find updated current weather and forecasts. The current exchange rates are also updated many times a day.
Travel and stay
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Hostelworld where you can search for budget accommodation
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Airbnb where you can search accommodation in private apartments and rooms
Rent your transport
A way to get around the city is looking for offers on renting the transport.
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Rent bikes and motorbikes
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City tours and transfers
When you are ready to discover the city you can find information about city tours and tranfers in the city on different websites offering search engines with all in one search.
Kiwitaxi is a website where you can search the best offers for city and airport transfers
City Tours and attractions
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Where is the city, maps
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Online weather and forecast
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Online currency exchange rates
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Closest terminals to the city
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