to Momchilovtsi, Bulgaria
There is an old legend that says God summoned all the peoples of
the earth to give
each of them a piece of nature's beauty. He wanted them all to have
a share of his creation.
But it so happened that the Bulgarians turned up late and there
was no earthly beauty left for God to give them ..... so God presented
them with a piece of Heaven. ""
And this is never more true than of Momchilovtsi.
Cradled in the arms of the magical pine forest and Chapels
that surround it, hidden away high in the Balkan Mountains in Bulgaria
and located in the heart of the one of the greenest and most picturesque
Rhodope Mountains, lies the unforgettable village of Momchilovtsi.
surrounding area boasts a favourable geographic location and the clear
air and pure waters make it an ideal location to live in and a popular
Whether you are an artist, painter, or writer looking
for inspiration, or you are simply looking for a tranquil and relaxing
holiday, the beautify of the Rhodope mountains and this picturesque
friendly village will be everything you hoped for and will not disappoint
There are also
so many places of great historical interest to visit and guided walks
taken at leisure through the calming atmosphere of the forests and glades.
the other hand, if you are looking for a more active holiday with winter
and summer activities, sports and adventures with lots of fun and challenges
the Fun (Snowboard) Park at Kartola is perfect for you. It has snowboarding,
skiing, ski-doing, climbing, mountain biking, trekking, walking and
It has good transport access, a favourable mountain
climate with a marked Mediterranean influence, clear steams with an
abundance of Balkan trout, a wealth of wild fruit, herbs and mushrooms,
rich and varied flora and fauna, protected natural areas and wildlife
Momchilovtsi is also a popular ethnographic centre that
has preserved its original folklore, traditions, crafts and ancient
traditions of the Christian Religion and culture.
The Momchilovtsi Tourist Information Centre
has been set up to promote the natural unspoilt beauty of the Village
and the Rhodope Mountains. It is funded by the AGORA
Platform - Active Communities for Development Alternatives is a not-for-profit,
voluntary association of physical and legal entities.
It is the aim of the Tourist Information
Centre to provide tourist and visitors with as much information as possible
about the Village itself, the lifestyle and history, places of interest
to visit, local arts and crafts and the many sporting and leisure activites.