The history of Bulgaria separates into four periods: First Bulgarian Kingdom (681 – 1018 AD); Second Bulgarian Kingdom (1185 – 1396 AD); Third Bulgarian Kingdom (1878 – 1945), and newest Bulgarian history.
The First Bulgarian Kingdom
Khan Asparuh found the first Bulgarian State in 681 by as a leader of a union between the Slavs and the Proto-Bulgarians in their struggle against Byzantium. The following period between the 8th and the 10th centuries brought the political rise and territorial expansion. Read more
Razlog at the foot of three mountains, surrounded by high ridges, sheer cliff, overhanging above fertile fields and dense forests, with a river flowing through it, has truly its own ambiance as a Bulgarian country town.
The historical preconditions, the geographic location, the natural resources and the improving infrastructure help with developing this region during the last several years.
Alpine peaks, beautiful nature sights, hot mineral springs and multiple protected areas, objects of cultural and world heritage, well maintained ski tracks as well as warm hospitality attract guests and visitors from all over the country and abroad. Read more