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Hiking trails around Tryavna | Tryavna-Bozhentsi

Bozhentsi is 600 years old village. It is among the most precious architectural and historical reserves in Bulgaria. The village attracts tourists with its well-preserved authentic architecture.

There comes the legend of the noble lady Bozhana, who led her sons and brothers out of the burnt capital of Tarnovo 6 centuries earlier. They came and setted here, amidst centuries old forests, building a settlement that still carries her name.

Of the once rich village, with hundreds of houses and inhabitants - merchants traveling all over the world, today only few local people have remainded, and the unique 100 houses, each about 200 years old.


Trail 2.1: Tryavna - Architectural and Historical Reserve Bozhentsi
Tryavna (Clock Tower) - Zelenika Village -Velentsi Village - Bozhentsi Village
GREEN marking (from Tryavna)
Time necessary: 2 hours

NOTE: All trails are conected on a specific place you can recognize. It looks like a crossroad. After this you have to follow the BLUE MARK to Bozhentsi.


Trail 2.2: Tryavna - Architectural and Historical Reserve Bozhentsi
Tryavna (Clock Tower) - Brashlyan hotel - follow the ridge West to Bozhentsi Village
BLUE marking
Time necessary: 2 hours


Trail 2.3: Tryavna - Architectural and Historical Reserve Bozhentsi
Tryavna - (Clock Tower) - Brashlyan hotel - Zmeeva dupkal Cave - Genchevtsi Village - Propastite locale - Bozhentsi Village
YELLOW marking
Time necessary: 2 hours

Warning: The trail 2.3 (yellow marking) is not recommended to be used at the moment because of a lot of fallen trees after storm!