Smolyan Region

Smolyan Region is located in southern Bulgaria on the border with Greece, covering the eastern part of the Rhodope Mountains. The nature and relief of the area are suitable for winter and summer tourism. A large part of the settlements and their occupants are related to tourist activity. The region boasts its own cuisine, songs and hospitality, and the Rhodopes were considered a sacred place by the Thracians. Numerous rivers and lakes make it ideal for fishing as well.

The region in numbers

121 000 inhabitants

7 from the 100 national tourist sites

3193 sq. km. total area

Accommodation in Smolyan Region

Sites in the Smolyan area