Landmarks in the region

The Teteven Balkan Mountain is in the central part of the majestic Stara Planina. It is famous for its beauty, high clifftops and centuries-old forests. Its territory is highly differentiated and with a difficult terrain.

The admiration of the writer Ivan Vazov from Teteven and its vicinity makes him exclaim:

'Had I not come to Teteven, I would have been a foreigner to mother Bulgaria, too... I have roamed a lot, I have wandered a lot, but I have never seen a more marvellous Heaven.'

One can visit not only natural but also many historic and religious sites in the Teteven vicinity. Some of them are: