Troyan is comfortably nestled in the foothills of the Balkan Mountains and will make you feel just as comfortable. If you have not yet tried the best plum brandy, you have not seen incredible Troyan pottery or not you enjoyed the majestic curves of the Balkan Mountains near Trojan, here are some sites from which to start. Museum of folk crafts and applied arts – the place where you can explore the famous Troyan pottery and other crafts preserved in the area over the years.
Art Gallery “Seryakova House” is located in the home of Botev’s rebel Georgi Seryakov, who died in 1876 in the Vratsa Balkan. Since 1991 the building was given to the Society of Trojan artists and every month organize various exhibitions.
St. Paraskeva church was built back in 1835. In 1877 it was burned down by the Turks, but then was restored by voluntary contributions and benefits. Today, it continues to function as a temple and monument of culture and architecture. October 14 is the day of St. Petka-Paraskeva – the divine world pkrovitelka of Troyan. This is the day which was declared a holiday in the municipality. Strikes and inside the temple is very interesting and beautiful.
Troyan Monastery is located 12 km from Troyan and is one of the largest monasteries in Bulgaria.
National Exhibition of Folk and crafts is in Oreshak village, close to the Troyan Monastery, you can see works of artisans from all over Bulgaria.
Village Shipkovo with its hot mineral water swimming pool under the stars is located 18 km from Troyan.
Natural History Museum in Cherni Osam with exhibits that you will learn about plants and animals in Central Stara Planina.
Troyan Balkan has a mountain routes in Steneto, Goat wall or North Djendem if you’re a fan of the views from the ridge.
Beklemeto is a place famous for its ski slopes and Arch monument of freedom.