Grohotno is a village in southern Bulgaria. It is located in Devin Municipality, Smolyan region.
Situated 11 km southwest from the town of Devin, almost 48 km northwest from the town of Smolyan, 29 km northeast from the town of Dospat, 33 km north from the resort Pamporovo and 210 km southeast from the city of Sofia.
There is regular bus transport to the town of Devin.
Located in the Western Rhodopes along the Vacha river, 800m above sea level. The climate is characterized by mild winter and cool summer.
Its population is 1,000. The local population is engaged mainly in agriculture and stock breeding.
Village has a town hall, primary school, community center, kindergarten, mosque trustees, cafe and shops. There is cable TV, Internet and mobile phone coverage. The village has one general practitioner. Nearest health and educational institutions are within the town of Devin.
The guests of the village can stay at the Spa hotel with restaurant.
The presence of diverse plant and animal species and crystalline waters of Vacha river with an abundance of fish, mainly trout favor the development of hunting and fishing.
Dospat dam is located about 28 km away. The dam is the highest in Bulgaria and from it opens beautiful panoramic views. Rich in fish and providing great opportunities for sport and recreational fishing.
Near the village of Grohotno is located natural landmark "Elephant". It is a rock formation that resembles an elephant.
Also in the area you can visit: - "Trigrad Gorge" (12 km), "Yagodinska cave" (12 km), "Buynovsko Gorge" (9 km), "Devil's Throat Cave" (14 km).
Source: www.devin-bg.net, www.bg.wikipedia.org