• UPCOMING EVENTS

     

    Article Count:
    5
  • Articles
    Article Count:
    13
    • Sightseeing
      Article Count:
      0
      • In the city
        Article Count:
        0
        • Museums
          Article Count:
          13
        • Parks & Gardens

          Located on the foot of Sredna Gora Mountain, Stara Zagora boasts some beautiful parks, gardens and a lot of green spaces right in the heart of the city.

          Article Count:
          9
        • Orthodox Churches

          As a tradition, in all parish orthodox churches there is service early in the morning (7:00 a.m.) or in the evening (17:00 p.m.). Every day Divine liturgy (8:00 a.m.) is conducted in a different church:

          Mondays -  Holy Trinity Church
          Tuesdays - Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church
          Wednesdays - St. Dimitar Church
          Thursdays - St. Nikolay the Thaumaturge Church
          Fridays - Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church
          Saturdays, Sundays and on church holidays - all churches

          Article Count:
          5
        • Others
          Article Count:
          5
        • Galleries
          Article Count:
          1
      • Around Stara Zagora

        selataThe numerous, small villages, situated in the Sarnena Gora Mountain, offer unforgettable experience with distinctive village life and safeguarded traditions.

        Orthodox religious and village holidays revive old rites and customs at Christmas, Midwives' Day, St Lazar's Day and Palm Sunday, Easter ...

        You can visit ethnographic collections taking you back to the life of Bulgarians dozens of years ago in the villages of Oryahovitsa, Dalboki, Kirilovo, Lozen. 

        The low hills and the well-developed road network provide easy access to the mountain and ample opportunities for choosing the most suitable hiking routes. The friendly people, mild climate and beautiful scenery will make your stay in Sarnena Gora Mountain worthy to remember. Among the  villages worth to visit are:

        Article Count:
        5
      • Starozagorski Mineralni Bani
        Article Count:
        1
    • Nature

      im009559.jpg

      The municipality of Stara Zagora has an area of 1019,37 sq.m and covers the northern fields of the Upper Thracian Plain and the southern hills of Sarnena Sredna Gora Mountain. The plain lies 150-180 m above sea level, while the highest point of the mountains, the Moruley peak, reaches 895 m.

      The climate is temperate, continental with mild winters (the average temperature in January is - 1оС). The snow covers are short, lasting longer on the Sarnena Sredna Gora Mountain. Rain falls mainly in spring and summer.

      The rivers crossing the municipality are short and shallow. They are theSazliyka, which flows into the Maritsa, the Bedechka, which runs through the Zmeyovo pass and Stara Zagora city, and the Banska Reka, which crosses the Stara Zagora Mineral Spa.

      Sarnena Sredna Gora Mountain is included in the ecotourism area of the South Central Balkans. The mountain is attractive and easily accessible in all seasons due to its temperate climate and well-preserved nature.

      Article Count:
      2
      • Protected Areas
        Article Count:
        9
      • Plants and Animals
        Article Count:
        1
      • Caves

        The caves in the area of Sarnena Gora Mountain are not very large, but they feature unique cave life with a broad diversity of species and fossils in the cave deposits. They are of particular interest to speleologists and botanists.

        Unguided tours of the caves are not permitted.  They can be accessed only with experienced guides from the cave tourism club of the Sarnena Gora Tourism Society. Contact the Tourist Information Centre for more details.

        Article Count:
        2
      • Mineral water springs

         voda1The mineral water springs are situated in and around the Stara Zagora Mineral Spa. The water springs from a depth of 1600 meters. The temperature on the surface is 40° C (c. 110°F), with a capacity of 12 l/sec. Many people believe that the mineral water springs can cure many ailments, including respiratory disease, kidney disease, and stomach troubles, just to name a few.  The mineral water is lightly mineralised, hyperthermal, and has a neutral reaction.  Its contents include hydrocarbonates, sulphates, calcium, magnesium, silica, flourine, and other microelements.

        Article Count:
        1
    • Tours
      Article Count:
      0
      • In the city

         

        Article Count:
        7
      • Hiking

        Sarnena Gora Mountain surrounds Stara Zagora to the north. This is a low mountain with an average altitude of 416 m and climate favourable for hiking or cycling tours all year round. The low hills and the well-developed road network provide easy access to the mountain and ample opportunities for choosing the most suitable hiking routes around the villages of Sarnena Gora Mountain.

        Qualified mountain guides are provided by the "Sarnena Gora" Tourist Society.
        Address: 62 Tsar Simeon Veliki
        Phone: 042 627044
        URL: http://sarnenagora-td.com/ 

        Article Count:
        4
      • In the Region
        Article Count:
        1
    • Sport
      Article Count:
      0
    • History

      Stara Zagora is a city with an eight thousand-year history. The favourable geographic and climatic conditions of the territoryaround Stara Zagora contributed to the establishment of several prehistoric settlements in the remote past. More than 100 prehistoric mounds from the 6th to 3rd millennium BC were found in the vicinity of Stara Zagora. One of them, the Bereketska mound, is the largest in Bulgaria, containing traces of people that lived there from the New Stone Age (6th millennium BC) to the Middle Ages (12th century).  A prehistoric settlement can be found within the city itself. Two dwellings from the New Stone Age are preserved in the Neolithic Dwellings Museum. These are the best preserved dwellings from the New Stone or Neolithic Age (6th millennium BC) in Europe and contain a rich collection of tools and artefacts. The oldest copper mines in Europe (5th millennium BC) were found 8 km east of the city, A considerable amount of copper ore was extracted from the 11 mines by the ancient inhabitants of this land who traded with it throughout the continent.

      The city of Stara Zagora is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Located at the cross-roads of multiple civilizations, Stara Zagora is an important piece in the European cultural routes mosaic. Inhabited by Thracians, ancient Greeks, Romans, Slavs, Ottomans and Bulgarians, this unique city bears the historical imprint of those past civilizations along with many of their historical treasures. Proof of its longevity can be found in the multiples names of the city, each one connected with a different era of its development.

      Article Count:
      8
    • Entertainment
      Article Count:
      0
    • Location
      Article Count:
      1
    • Folklore

      IM005853a.jpgThe small villages situated around Stara Zagora have safeguarded Bulgarian folklore traditions. Their authentic folklore groups have received recognition and numerous prizes from national and international festivals.

       

      There more than 30 groups for authentic folklore in the villages around Stara Zagora, including Dalboki, Malka Vereya, Preslaven, Kazanka, Oryahovitsa, Lozen, and Pryaporets. They all search, preserve and re-create old rites and customs connected with the traditional holidays, the wealth of songs, and the dances of their specific village.

       

      Article Count:
      6
  • Holidays & Festivals

     

    Article Count:
    0
  • Uncategorised
    Article Count:
    6
  • 111111slideshow

     

    Article Count:
    5
  • Туристически пакети по проект "Античното наследство на Тракия"
    Article Count:
    0
  • Туристически пакети Стара Загора

    На разположение на туроператори и желаещите да посетят гр. Стара Загора и Старозагорските минерални бани предоставяме СЛЕДНИТЕ ТУРИСТИЧЕСКИ ПАКЕТИ:

     

     

    Article Count:
    9