Length the entire route: 7.5 km.
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.
Season: almost all year round except during periods of snow and strong wind.
Arrival in Dobrich. A tour of the monuments of Despot Dobrotitza and Khan Asparukh. Arrival in the center – the parking lot of House Memorial “Yordan Yovkov”.
A walking tour of the central pedestrian zone.
The first site is the House Memorial “Yordan Yovkov” – one of the 100 National Tourist Sites of Bulgaria. Here you can see a permanent museum display that presents the life and work of the writer. The route continues with a visit to the Museum in the “Saint George” City Park, where the exhibition “Dobrudzha’s Nature” is displayed. The museum is housed by the former casino building in Dobrich, while the park is one of the oldest in the country and an example of landscape gardening of cultural value. What follows is a visit to the House Museum “Yordan Yovkov” – a cultural heritage site of national significance. It recreates the environment in which the writer lived and worked. Naturally, the route then leads us to the Ethnographic House, which presents the life of the Dobrudzhans at the border of two eras and to the Revival Period church “Saint George”. The next site is the Art Gallery – one of the 100 National Tourist Sites of Bulgaria and a museum of fine arts, holding a rich collection of works by Bulgarian artists – paintings, graphics and sculptures. The same building houses the museum collection “Icons from the National Revival Period from Dobrudzha”. The route ends with a visit to the Open-Air Architectural and Ethnographic Museum “Old Dobrich”, whose exhibition hall presents the exhibition “Dobrudzha’s Archeology” and the educational museum, which is a partial reconstruction of the old Revival Period school.
Optional: visit to the Military Cemetery – the largest military cemetery in Bulgaria from the First World War, where lay 3 000 soldiers from six national armies and four religious denominations and the “Holy Trinity” church. It is possible to use the bike system in order to visit some of the sites. Overnight in Dobrich.