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* [[Belogradchik]] (Белоградчик) — the remnants of an old Roman outpost in the Bulgarian northwest; with some interesting rock formations which make it a popular destination for avid climbers, even if it is slightly off the beaten track
 
* [[Belogradchik]] (Белоградчик) — the remnants of an old Roman outpost in the Bulgarian northwest; with some interesting rock formations which make it a popular destination for avid climbers, even if it is slightly off the beaten track
 
* [[Chiprovtsi]] (Чипровци) — a quaint mountain town famous for its carpets, known locally as ''kilimi'', which are hand-woven on vertical looms—you can watch a weaving demonstration, participate in a weaving class, or enjoy a hike to the nearby Chiprovtsi Waterfall
 
* [[Chiprovtsi]] (Чипровци) — a quaint mountain town famous for its carpets, known locally as ''kilimi'', which are hand-woven on vertical looms—you can watch a weaving demonstration, participate in a weaving class, or enjoy a hike to the nearby Chiprovtsi Waterfall
* [[Iskrets]] — a small village, located in a sunny valley and surrounded by stately pine woods, about 50 km north of Sofia with many caves and beautiful nature. Also, there is a sanitarium built in the early 20th century by Bulgarian tzar Ferdinand, located in the garden of the old monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno". Iskrets is a birthplace of Sylvie Vartan, the popular French singer.
 
 
* [[Sofia]] — the national capital
 
* [[Sofia]] — the national capital
 
* [[Vidin]] (Видин) — A lovely city on the bank of Danube river situated in extreme northwest of Bulgaria.
 
* [[Vidin]] (Видин) — A lovely city on the bank of Danube river situated in extreme northwest of Bulgaria.

Revision as of 17:13, 4 August 2010

Northwest Bulgaria is in Bulgaria.

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  • Belogradchik (Белоградчик) — the remnants of an old Roman outpost in the Bulgarian northwest; with some interesting rock formations which make it a popular destination for avid climbers, even if it is slightly off the beaten track
  • Chiprovtsi (Чипровци) — a quaint mountain town famous for its carpets, known locally as kilimi, which are hand-woven on vertical looms—you can watch a weaving demonstration, participate in a weaving class, or enjoy a hike to the nearby Chiprovtsi Waterfall
  • Sofia — the national capital
  • Vidin (Видин) — A lovely city on the bank of Danube river situated in extreme northwest of Bulgaria.
  • Vratsa (Враца) — one of the most picturesque cities in Bulgaria. The biggest city in northwestern Bulgaria after Sofia, the town is an important economical, administrative, and cultural center.
  • Varshets (Вършец) — Surround yourself in nature with a visit to Varshets. Located along the foothills of the Western Balkan Mountains under the watchful eye of the Todorni Kulki peak, Varshets refreshes the senses with fresh mountain air, curative mineral springs and a lush, green forest ready to explore.

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