Hotovo is a village situated in South-western Bulgaria. It is part of Sandanski Municipality, Blagoevgrad region.
Village of Hotovo is 74 km south-east from town of Blagoevgrad, 10 km in the same direction from town of Sandanski, 160 km south from city of Sofia, 7 km west from town of Melnik, 20 km north from the customs checkpoint in village of Kulata and 19 km north-east from town of Petrich.
Its population is approximately 90 people.
The village spreads out at the foot of Pirin Mountain, at 196 m above sea level. It is with hilly relief and panoramic views of the whole region.
Summer here is with the most prolong sun shining in the country. Spring comes earlier here. Mild winter and autumn with temperatures above 0 C. The fewest rains of the country are in this region.
There are several mineral springs, a mineral bath, a mineral washing machine, a mayor, a church and a shop. Health services and education centres are available in village of Sklave (just 3 km away) and in town of Sandanski.
Hotovo is considered to be situated in the region with most sunny days in the country. This is the reason of the many planted vine massifs in the area. Here is cultivated the popular vine sort 'Shiroka melnishka', which needs lots of sun light and warmth.
Hotovo is just 7 km away from the town-museum of Melnik. This is the smallest town in the country. The settlement is located in a valley surrounded by impressive sand pyramids. Melnik is declared a cultural-historical reserve and a town-museum.
Just 14 km away is set the Rozhen Monastery. It is the biggest cloister in Pirin Mountain and is one of the few Medieval Bulgarian monasteries that are so well-preserved.
Pirin National Park is one of the three national parks in Bulgaria. It consists of various natural, cultural and historical areas. The park is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983.
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