Nesla is a village in West Bulgaria. It is situated in Dragoman municipality, Sofia region.
It is 8 km northwest of the village of Gaber and 14 km west of the town of Dragoman. The capital Sofia is 59 km southeast. The village of Kalotina where is situated the border checkpoint Kalotina is 28 km northeast.
It is situated in the historical and geographical area "Burel" that encompasses the West Bulgaria and East Serbia known also as the West Outlands. In proximity flows the small river Gaberska.
The village is located at altitude of 558 people. The climate is temperate. The summer is hot while the winter is cold. The amount of precipitation is little.
The permanent population is little.
Nesla is considerably well maintained settlement. The main streets are asphalted and with lighting. The mobile operators have coverage. there are constructed water and electricity systems.
Here are functioning town hall, store and community center. The nearest GP and dentist are working in the neighboring village of Gaber where there are also kindergarten and school. Medical center is working in the town of Dragoman and in the capital are the nearest specialized hospitals.
The area is inhabited since the Antiquity. For this evidences the ruins of the early Christian temple "St st Petar and Pavel". In the area there are many vows. The newly constructed Orthodox church "St st Apostles Petar and Pavel" makes the locals proud. The construction began after local people saw ights in the form of consecrated cross over "St. Paul" vow. Another "miracle" was the spring in the churchyard in which once again appeared water.
With its natural resources, beautiful scenery and almost untouched nature the territory Dragoman area has the paramounts to become attractive place for mountain tourism. The high rocks, the karst formations and forms attract to attention of the mountain climbers, para gliders and cavers. The unknown territories for archeologists and botanics.
The people that enjoy extreme sports can jump with para glider from Chepan peak that is one of the most suitable for this action places.
Interesting are also the architectural and historical landmarks as Razboishki monastery, Cheparlyanski monastery etc.
Dragoman marsh is the only one in Bulgaria with karst origin, which gives it special conservation concern. The marsh is protected area in which there are many rare plants and waterfowl. It is situated in a large valley surrounded by limestone hills, an area of about 400 hectares.
It was declared natural reserve, and it is part of the ornithology important place - "Rayanovski wet meadows."
The swamp is located in the path of migrating birds "Via Aristotelis", here they stop in the rich marsh vegetation to rest before flying again.
Temnata dupka cave located in proximity to Lipintsi village and about half a kilometer from Baichishte neighborhood above Berende izvor village. It is 425 m long and is with different cave formations - stalactites, stalagmites, fractions, lakes and small ponds, cave pearls, stone lillies and other typical formations. It is declared natural landmark.