Village of Kostenkovtsi
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Bulgarian properties in Gabrovo Region - Kostenkovci
Kostenkovtsi is a village in the municipality of Gabrovo, Gabrovo region.
It is 10 km northeast of the city of Gabrovo, 12 km southwest of Dryanovo and about 220 km east of Sofia.
It is situated in the foothills of the Central Balkan Mountains, at an altitude of 535 meters. The climate is characterized by cold winters with heavy snowfall, and warm summers.
The permanent population of the village outnumbered 25 people. There is a bus three times a day to and from Gabrovo.
In the village there are a shop, a restaurant and several guest houses that offer excellent accommodation for tourists. Here is the first eco-resort alternative tourism "Kostenkovtsi" which has a restaurant, horse riding and a base for ATV and jeep safari. Nearest kindergarten, school and hospitals are located in Gabrovo.
Sightseeing and hiking opportunities:
- Only 9 km from the village are located Dryanovo Monastery "St. Archangel Michael" and the cave "Bacho Kiro". Dryanovo Monastery, founded in the 12th century stronghold of the Bulgarian spiritual culture. Bacho Kiro cave is located west of the monastery, only 5 minutes walk. Formed by the waters of the river and Dryanovska maze with a total length of approximately 2,400 galleries m Here goes Dryanovska green path.
- In Gabrovo can visit the Ethnographic Museum "Etar". The museum has recreated a number of antique shops for traditional crafts. The complex features a hotel, restaurants, pubs and other restaurants in national style.
- At about 11 km from Kostenkovtsi located Sokolski monastery "Assumption", which was established in 1833.
Sources and photos: Mirela, kostenkovci.com, bg.wikipedia.org, gabrovo.bg, http://lubara.blog.bg/