Lovech Travel Guide

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Lovech Things to Do

  • Ethnographical Museum

    The Etnographical Museum is housed in two beautiful revival period buildings. The exhibits include furniture and other items from times gone by. The caretaker will give you a tour with some explanations.Opening Times:8am-12pm, 1pm-5pmAdmission: 2BGN

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  • Hisarya Fortress

    If you walk uphill from Varosha for about 10 minutes you'll reach the ruins of the Hisarya Fortress. The foundations of the fortress date back to Roman times and in the 12th century the peace treaty between Bulgaria and Byzantium was signed here, leading to the creation of the second Bulgarian Empire. It was destroyed in the 15th century when...

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  • Varosha Quarter

    The Varosha is the old part of town where you'll see lots of traditional houses from National Revival Period. Most of them have been restored and some now house restaurants and shops. Quite a few museums and galleries are located here aswell.Definitely a lovely place to stroll around!

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  • The Covered Bridge

    The covered pedestrian bridge connects the new centre and the Varosha quarter. It was first built in 1872, but has been destroyed and re-built over the years. The last major renovation dates back to 1982.There bridge houses mostly small shops, but also a few cafés.

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  • Ethnographic Complex

    it contains of two houses: - 'Drasovata kashta' (Drasova house) - shows the lifestyle of a rich merchant family in the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 2th century- and 'Rashova kashta' (Rashova house) built in 1835, gives an idea of the lifestyle of a Lovech intellectual from 30-40 years of 20th century.working hours:...

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  • Varosha

    the old town Lovech with typical Bulgarian houses; since 1969 it is an architectial-historical reserve.

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  • Covered Bridge

    On this place there was a wooden covered bridge, built by Koljo Ficheto in 1874. The bridge burnt out in 1925. In 1931 a new bridge was build and since 1982 the bridge is renovated.There are gifts shops and cafe inside.

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  • The Covered Bridge

    That's Lovech's biggest attraction. You can buy souveniers from one of the gift stores inside. Sit down at the cafe and enjoy the view!

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  • Fortress

    I takes just a few minutes of climbing to get there. From the fortress you can enjoy nice views of the town, the river and the hills around it.

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Lovech Transportation

  • To Lovech by Bus

    The bus station in Lovech is located about one km Northwest of the town centre. Thereregular connections to nearby towns (eg. Troyan or Pleven) aswell as not so regular ones to Sofia. I travelled to Lovech by bus from Sofia which took about 3hrs and the ticket was 14BGN. There's a train station opposite the bus station. Three times per day oldish...

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  • bus to Lovech from Sofia

    there are buses from Sofia to Lovech from the main bus station in Sofia:Bus Company Vitosha: 9h, 12h: price 10lvLovech Autotransport Company 10:30(without sunday), 15:30h, 17h: price 9lvduration 2:30h

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Lovech Warnings and Dangers

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    by bijo69 Written Nov 28, 2008

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    Wandering around Lovech I came acoss this sign warning about falling tiles. So be careful getting to close to certain buildings!

    Caution, tiles falling

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Lovech Off The Beaten Path

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    by Childish Written Apr 28, 2006

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    Location: near the village of Brestnica (4km); named after the two brothers who took shelter there during the Ottoman yoke; In the cave there were found coins, pottery from the time of the Roman Empire.

    Bulgaria, Saeva Dupka Cave Bulgaria, Saeva Dupka Cave Bulgaria, Saeva Dupka Cave Bulgaria, Saeva Dupka Cave
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