Day 1: Shiroka Polyana Reservoir
Distance: 125 miles (200 km) if you come from Sofia, 69 miles (110 km) if you come from Plovdiv
Travel time: 3 hours from Sofia, 2 hours from Plovdiv
Arrive in the heart of the Rhodopes and immediately immerse yourself in what is one of the most tranquil places in Bulgaria – the Shiroka Polyana Reservoir. Enjoy the view of the pine trees, try some of the amazing Rhodope cuisine, and choose your favorite activity – cycling, kayaking, horse riding or hiking. The best place to stay here are the Romantika Bungalows, but keep in mind that you have to book early because they are extremely popular.
Mestnost Orlino, Sarnitsa, Bulgaria, +359 899 98 1280