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Stories

3 February 2021

The Rock Legends of King Bair, the Chariot, and the Chariots

The majestic rocks near Vratsa reveal mysterious legends of heroism and betrayal. Some of them even resemble fairy tales, magically sealed on the stone. The rocks […]
3 February 2021

Nikola Voyvodov – the Man from Vratsa Who Inspired Botev

Little is known about Nikola Voyvodov, the man from Vratsa. He was the first in our history to kidnap a ship, cross the Danube and start insurgent actions in 1867. His feat inspired Hristo Botev to capture the ship "Radetski" nine years later.
3 February 2021

Vratsa’s Skaklya Waterfall Amazed the Turkish Pasha With its Beauty

The name of the waterfall Skaklya is shrouded in a legendary halo. The locals tell a beautiful story – at the end of Ottoman slavery, during […]
27 January 2021

The “Festive Season” in Vratsa Starts on St. Nicholas Day

The most special place in the holiday calendar of Vratsa is occupied by the so-called “Entertainment season”. It began on St. Nicholas Day and ended on […]
27 January 2021

Vratsa Mountans – a Hit Amongs The Film Directors

The Vratsa Balkan has become the background of hundreds of photos. Thousands of tourists passing through the city have left their sighs under the unique cliffs, […]
27 January 2021

A Magic Verse about the First Snow was Bequeathed by Tsvetan Angelov from Vratsa

As soon as the first white snowflakes appear, both young and old begin to sing a favorite song. The verses about Snezhko (Snowy) and Sharo, who […]
27 January 2021
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“FREEDOM” for Vratsa, embroidered by sisters Mitsa and Kalitsa

he word “Freedom” is the only one embroidered on the flag of the Vratsa rebels from the time of the April Uprising. And if the rebels’ […]
27 January 2021

Vratsa’s beauty: From Lyuba Yotsova to Radost Todorova

You’ve probably heard about the beautiful woman from Vratsa. She has pure class and finesse, and when she attends any celebration even the biggest names – […]
27 January 2021

In the Beginning of the 20th Century: New Fashion was Imposed by Citizens of Vratsa in Welcoming Christmas Eve and Christmas

The tourists of Vratsa imposed a new, modern tradition in welcoming Christmas Eve in the early twentieth century. Vessela Pelova tells us how the locals […]