Gorna Beshovitsa is a village in the municipality of Mezdra, Vratsa District.
It is situated 14 km north-east of Mezdra, 30 km east of Vratsa, 15 km north-west of the Roman and 72 km from Sofia. The international road E -79 passes 15 km away from the cottage.
The village is situated in the Danube Plain, on the riverside of Kosmatitsa. In the land is situated Dam Gorna beshovitsa.
The area is hilly and the altitude is about 400 m. The climate is characterized by warm summers and cold winters. Gorna beshovitsa is known as the place with the most sunny days per year in Vratsa region.
The permanent population is about 200 people. Several British families own property in the village. There is regular transport to Mezdra.
There are a work shop, church, town hall in the village. A modern hotel was constructed in Gorna beshovitsa offering excellent accommodation for tourists as well as fitness, spa and sauna. The nearest school, kindergarten and hospital are located in Mezdra. The region benefits with extremely clean air and it is a great place for recreation and tourism.
In Gorna beshovitsa is located one of the oldest churches - St. Dimitar. It was built before the Liberation and was declared a cultural monument.
The home of Professor Ivan Funev is situated in the village. He was a Bulgarian painter and sculptor, one of the founders of socialist realism in the Bulgarian culture.
Nearby was found a prehistoric village which was declared a cultural monument.