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Sevlievo, liberty statue, town centre

Sevlievo is a city of 24,000 people in Bulgaria at the foot of the northern side of the Balkan mountains. Rositsa river crossing it, and Alexander Stamboliyski dam (a few kilometers away from the town) make up Sevlievo's waterscape.

Get in[edit]

St Ilia church of Sevlievo

Bus is the most popular way to get to Sevlievo. There are buses departing from Sofia all over the day from 08:00 to 18:00. Usually the itinerary takes up to 2½ hours. Average ticket cost (depending on the company): €7.

Sofia's central bus station schedule (last update 9/12/2011)

Hitchhiking from Sofia is often easy if you depart before noon. You need to take tram N.22 from Poduyane rail station and take off at the next stop. From that stop you change to bus N.90 and take off after coming out of the subway. Then you hit the highway.

There is no railway.

Get around[edit]


Hotalich Medieval Town and Fortess
  • Hotalich Medieval Town and Fortess, Стефан Пешев 98, 5400 Severna Promishlena Zona (4 km north-west of town). Ruins of a medieval town-fortress built by the Byzantines in the 5th century CE. Archaeologists have found a high tower, two parallel walls (first of them dates back to the Early Byzantine period and the second - from the 9th-10th century), remains of two main gates, ruins of quarters, churches, and the palace of the local ruler.


In summer, Rositsa River is an attractive spot for strolling, fishing or getting a natural peeling provided by little fishes eating the dead skin of your feet.



Club "Coffee Theatre". An underground pub (literally) where you can eat, drink and smoke while listening to pop and rock from the 1980s and 90s. Spacious enough to shelter 150 people. Address: 10, Al. Batemberg str. The keeper's name is Bobby and you can reach him on +359894654111 or +359886666585.




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