Pavolche is a village in northwestern Bulgaria, part of Vratsa, Vratsa Region.
It is situated 9 km southeast direction of Vratsa and 15 km northwest of Mezdra.
The population is around 690inhabitants.
The terrain is hilly plain with an average altitude of about 510 m.
The climate in the region is temperate and is characterized by mild winters with average temperatures around -1ºC and hot dry summers with average temperatures around 22ºC.
An asphalt road leads to the European route E79, which is connected to the Hemus highway. The nearest railway station is located in the municipal center.
Regular bus transport connects it with the administrative center - the town of Vratsa.
Infrastructure includes electrification, water-main, partial sewerage system, telephone, internet and cable TV.
There are town-hall, post office, school, kindergarten, community center and church. The village has a network of shops and restaurants.
A general practitioner serves the population of the village.
Places of interest and tourism
Among the natural attractions is the beautiful waterfall Shopkata that stands out against the sheer cliffs. Close to it are the rock formations “Alyosha” as well as the figure of a mother waiting for her child.
Other attractions is the cave Pukoya that is 156 meters deep, the cave Dyadova hole and Pcheleshka hole, Roman bridge in the area Buchi, the Ymata gap is in the area of Dzhurilitsa.
The Vola top is located 5 km above the village and is famous for the battle for liberation from Ottoman slavery and the death of one of the most decent Bulgarians - Hristo Botev. There is a monument ossuary in memory of the fallen. Every year on June 2 a celebration is held.