Tucked in the Rhodope Mountain, the town of Zlatograd lies on the shed between its central and eastern massif. Situated in a picturesque valley, Zlatograd wombs the Varbiza River, ensuing directly from the heart of the town, where the Small River and the Big River merge. The border between Bulgaria and Greece runs along the ridges of the southern hills just besides the town. Zlatograd ethnic and cultural aerial has been inhabited for millenniums. The town itself boasts many centuries of history. Numerous archeological finds and cultural monuments are there to support this: pagan sanctuaries, acropolis, tombs, Christian and Muslim places of cult - all these wrapped in the romantic spell of folklore sagas and traditions.
Ethnograpchic Aerial Complex
Most easily, Zlatograd is accessible by two main routes: Route 1 (140 km) via Assenovgrad: Bachkovo Monastery - Narechenski Bani - Chepelare - Smolyan - Madan - Zlatograd; Route 2 (60 km) via Kurdjali: Djebel - Benkovksi - Zlatograd.