Svilengrad Vacation Packages
Sofia, the national capital, is situated 160 miles (257 kilometers) northwest of Svilengrad.
Staying in this popular part of Bulgaria is all about discovery, so set aside some time to hit the road and uncover a few of the other fascinating population centers in the vicinity of Svilengrad. You'll also find Haskovo, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the east, and Dimitrovgrad 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southeast.
When you ask the locals what they recommend seeing around Svilengrad, more often than not they'll point to Bulgaria's street art. This region is popular for its range of ruins; these are wonderful reminders of the region's colorful history.
There are many ways to get active in the wide open spaces in and around Svilengrad. Hiking and ice skating are just two popular ways thrill seekers here can get their thrills. Signing up for one of the winery tours and city walking tours is a really useful way to gain a deeper understanding of Bulgaria.
Try out typical dishes or drinks to get to the core of the local culture. Two ingredients commonly found in many Bulgaria recipe books are kiselo mlyako (yoghurt) and kashkaval (yellow cheese). Follow the lead of the locals and try shkembe chorba (tripe soup) or tarator (cold soup). Bulgaria dishes such as mliako s oriz (rice pudding) are also great to try. The restaurants in this region often serve zagorka, so order one if you love quality beer. For a typical alcohol-free beverage, try mineral water.
When your time is up in Svilengrad, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your levs on last-minute souvenirs, and bid Doviždane (farewell) to this unique part of the world.