Granichar is a village in Southeastern Bulgaria, the Municipality Sredets, Burgas District.
Located in a mountainous area - near the Turkish border. It is 36 km south of the municipal center - Sredets, 65 km south of Burgas, 76 km west of Tsarevo.
History: The old name of the village is Tikendzha. The villagers have taken an active part in the Ilinden Uprising in 1903. The village was the point of support of the revolutionary movement in Adrianople.
The terrain is mountainous - rough, but passable. The highest point is Mount Batak cheshme (508 m). The climate is with Mediterranean and Black sea influence. Winters are relatively mild, but lack a barrier to cold northern incursions sometimes appear sudden spell of cold weather. The average temperature in January is 1-20S, but in the region observed spell of cold weather in the order of 12-14S. Summer is sunny and not so hot because of its proximity to the Black Sea basin.Snow days are about 26. The air in is clean, fresh, comfortable breathing and not worse than that in the region of Sandanski.
The population is about 30 people.
Cultural and natural attractions - the village is with clean and authentic nature. Traces remain from Thracian times today. Nearby there is picturesque nature and rich in game and offer excellent conditions for hunting and tourism.