If there is a place in picturesque Bulgaria which you must not omit, this is
definitely Targovishte – a natural crossroad of ancient cultures and trade
For first time Neolithic settlements (VII-VI millennia B.C.) situated to the
north of the Balkan mountain have been found here. The “Polianitsa” and “Ovcharovo” cultures
have been identified. For “Polianitsa” there are evidences proving
the existence of urban development conception since the end of the early Neolith.
Near the village of Kralevo the world-known “Kralevo treasure” has
been found which dates back in the III century B.C.
The region is attractive for tourism during all seasons thanks to its beautiful
natural sites and rich cultural and historical heritage. There are possibilities
for development of cultural and urban, adventurous and hunting tourism, ecotourism,
photo-safari and sports fishing. A number of comfortable family and business
hotels operate in the town of Targovishte as well as in the surrounding areas.
Besides the peace and the silence, the numerous cultural monuments, the scenery
and the mineral springs the visitors of the town could also enjoy the traditional
culinary specialties of the region and could taste local wines with international