Tourism

This is a nice route which can be passed for about 1 - 1 hour and a half. The road passes through beautiful places full of natural phenomenas and historical sites. Starting from Melnik the way gains height little by little, crosses unique Melnik sandstone pyramids, and enters the young oak forests c ...
The so-called hizhas in Bulgaria worth a separate description. Bulgarian hizha is a cabin where tourists can stay overnight and have some rest. Usually such cabins are situated in distant places where there are no settlements in the area. Most of cabins in Bulgaria are situated in the mountains.Th ...
The Cabin "Malina" is situated in Dolen Kaluger area at the bottom of the mountain Boykov Vrah at a height of 1674 m above sea level. The cabin has 40 bunks. It is provided with water and electricity. WC is situated inside the building. The Cabin "Malina" has its own kitchen. The manager is always e ...
Melnik is famous for its exceptional wine from Shiroka Melnishka. This is an old red grape variety that can only grow in south-western Bulgaria near Melnik, Sandanski and Petrich in the valley of the Struma River. All attempts to be transferred to other regions of Bulgaria or abroad were unsuccessfu ...

Interesting facts

In socialist times the town has been included in the compulsory program of excursions for pupils.