Berkovitsa Tourism

Berkovitsa (Bulgarian: Берковица) is a town and ski resort in northwestern Bulgaria. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Berkovitsa Municipality, Montana Province and is close to the town of Varshets. As of December 2009, it has a population of 13,917 inhabitants. Berkovitsa is situated on the northern slope of Kom Peak of the Berkovska Stara Planina Mountain along the valley of the Berkovitsa River, which is a tributary to the Barziya River, at an altitude above sea level 405 m. The town was mentioned for the first time in Ottoman documents of 1488. It is near the site of an old fortified settlement on the road from Sofia to Lom. The remains of the fortress and a church were discovered on high ground at Kaleto, just to the west of the present-day town. The former settlement was known as early as the reign of King Kaloyan and was mentioned as a border settlement in the period of the Vidin Kingdom. Berkovitsa Glacier, on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, is named for Berkovitsa.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Berkovitsa, Bulgaria. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. After your splendid visit to Berkovitsa, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Sofia. Attractions in Sofia include Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, Boyana Church, Vitosha Boulevard. A holiday in Berkovitsa can generally be of 1-2 days.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Berkovitsa that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • Know the pollution level of Berkovitsa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Berkovitsa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Berkovitsa.

    • Burglary and Theft 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 71.08 (High)
    • Climate Index 76.09 (High)
    • Pollution Index 68.1 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.21 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Berkovitsa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.05 USD

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