Dobrich – village of Kragulevo – Dobrich – village of Odartzi – village of Obrochishte – Balchik – village of Topola – Kavarna – Cape Kaliakra (3 days)
Length the entire route: 157 km
35 km 35 km 22 km 15 km 16 km
1-Dobrich – 2-village of Kragulevo-Dobrich – 3-village of Odartzi – 4-village of Obrochishte
13 km 8 km 13 km
5-Balchik – 6-village of Topola – 7-Kavarna – 8-Cape Kaliakra
Route type: combined – by car/organized transportation and on foot
The route is suitable for any age group, both for organized groups and individual visitors. It fascinates with its natural beauty and cultural and archaeological sites.
Season: almost all year round except during periods of snow and strong wind.
Arrival in Dobrich. Visit to the Open-Air Architectural and Ethnographic Museum “Old Dobrich”. Lecture about the history of the town, called in the past “Suhoto Pristanishte” /”The Dry Port”, Kuru Skele/. Departure to Kragulevo. Visit to the rock monasteries complex along Suha Reka, with a lecture. Departure to Odartzi, combined with a panoramic view of the Batovska valley that has embraced incredible natural riches and has preserved many legends and stories about hajduks (rebels) and miracle-performing saints. Departure to Obrochishte. Visit to the sanctuary, venerated by two religions” /Tekke/ of Ak Yazili Baba and Saint Atanas, where you will hear the history of this place and the stories of its miraculous healing power and become part of its ancient sacred practices and rituals. Overnight in Balchik.
Visit the antique and medieval fortress in “Horizont” neighborhood in Balchik. Lecture on the town’s history and the legends connecting it to the Greek god of wine Dionysus. Visit to the Temple of Great Mother Goddess Cybele and lecture on the myths and legends associated with her. Visit to the Architectural-Park Complex “The Palace”. Lecture on the history of the residence, called the “Quiet Nest” and the life of Queen Maria, who built this wonderful place. Overnight in Balchik.
Departure to Kavarna. Accommodation. On the way: a lecture about the Proto-Bulgarian settlement in the area Kovanlaka near the village of Topola and the history and everyday life of ancient Bulgarians. Departure to Cape Kaliakra. Lecture about the history and legends associated with this place. Departure.