The present publication is preparated with the support of the European Union. Responsibility for the content of this publication is borne solely by the Municipality of Malko Tarnovo and "Development Foundation of Malko Tarnovo town" and in any case it cannot be considered that the content of the current publication reflects the opinion of the European Union.
Malko Tarnovo region

Disposed in the heart of the Strandzha mountain over the largest part of the territory of the namesake natural park municipality of Malko Tarnovo town is a heir of the many centuries relation between the mountain and the sea. The relation influenced all the cultural layers and historical epochs from the time of mythical Finney and the Argonauts looking for the Golden fleece to nowadays artistic and creative performances provoked by the magic of the Strandzha mountain.

Municipality in her present day appearance becomes an attractive tourist center in Bulgaria. The spirit of the ancient past is carried over the time. The municipality brings together the millennium history of Europe from the Thracians till Christianity.

The unique atmosphere of the town of Malko Tarnovo is founded by: two churches (Catholic and Orthodox); a historical museum located in the buildings of three typical houses from the Bulgarian revival (the middle of XIX century); walking tours to the Thracian tombs from Roman epoch in the surroundings of the town; “Golemiyat vris” – the symbol spring in the center of Malko Tarnovo town. About it the locals said that if a girl or a boy from different town drank water they would marry in Malko Tarnovo town.

Last updated: 26.04.2006