Eco-way "Bride" (Neviasta) is located on the main road between the town of Smolyan and Pamporovo resort and offers outstanding views, which you can see only in the Rhodope Mountains. The place where you can stop the car will recognize by the great arch that leads to the monastery at the foot of the path. There are three junction – for the monastery "Sv.Panteleymon", for Smolyan fortress, and the right trail for eco-way "Bride" (Neviasta).
The trail is easy, refined and is suitable for people of all ages. Its total length is 900 meters and the transit time is approximately 2 hours. The time required is longer for the simple reason that every few paces in front you will find amazing views and just you couldn't stop to enjoy them. The entire trail is dotted with signs for the diversity of flora and fauna that occurs in this region. There are also several places with benches and tables for picnic.
The rock massif Bride is one of the most famous rocks in the town of Smolyan and the Rhodope Mountains. The legends of its name are many. But the most popular is that at a time when Bulgaria was under Turkish rule, the most beautiful girl from the town of Smolyan was requested for a woman of great Turkish dignitary. The girl agreed, but asked before she left, to get on those rocks and the last time to see his birthplace. This story ends tragically, because the girl jumped off the cliff because she didn't want to become a bride of oppressors. From there comes the name of the rock – Bride (Neviasta).
Besides the wonders of nature, which you can enjoy on this route will reach attraction with Alpine trolley (cost 8 BGN downhill; 4 EUR; 5 USD ) and playground with swings. Enjoy!
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