©

Velingrad trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Velingrad

(4.4/5 based on 45+ reviews for 3 attractions)
Things to do: nightlife
Velingrad is a town in Pazardzhik Province, Southern Bulgaria, located at the western end of Chepino Valley, part of the Rhodope Mountains. It is the administrative center of the homonymous Velingrad Municipality and one of the most popular Bulgarian balneological resorts. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 22,500 inhabitants.HistoryThe region was inhabited by the Slavs. According to Bulgarian academics, the Dragovichi tribe lived there. The Dragovichi accepted many Thracian customs, but gave them typical Slavic characteristics. Soon after the Bulgar invasion on the Balkans, the whole region was annexed to the First Bulgarian Empire by Malamir.Velingrad was founded in 1948 after the unification between the villages Chepino, Ladzhene and Kamenitsa. Whereas Chepino and Kamenitsa are older settlements, Ladzhene was founded after 1878 by Bulgarian refugees from Macedonia, because their region remained under Ottoman rule after the Treaty of Berlin.
Arrange all the small, but important details of your Velingrad trip itinerary using our Bulgaria holiday planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Velingrad

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Velingrad

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Velingrad:
Sightseeing, historic sites, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Winter sports, nightlife, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, classes, winter sports
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, sightseeing, wineries
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Winter sports, sightseeing, nature
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Bulgaria

12 days in Europe BY A USER FROM FRANCE April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Eastern Europe BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Varna BY A USER FROM DENMARK April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Bulgaria BY A USER FROM BULGARIA March, teens, kids, outdoors, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Sofia BY A USER FROM FRANCE June, culture, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Sunny Beach BY A USER FROM IRELAND May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Romania, Burgas & Varna BY A USER FROM TURKEY April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 46 days in Europe BY A USER FROM TURKEY April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Serbia, Bulgaria & Romania BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in Sofia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Sunny Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News