Enjoy about 20 min walk that will take you to the riverside of Kanina river.
A great, energizing way to enjoy the fresh clear waters of the river and to stay cool during the hot summer days.
This is an inspiring mountain walk to the top of the hill above the village of Kovachevitsa. The full length of the trail is about five hours. It?s a stunning walk far from urban intensity of the city.
Allow one day to immerse yourself in deep green with amazing views and peaceful surrounding.
Park Gradishte is prehistoric settlement and Thracian Sanctuary situated on the outskirts of the Rhodope Mountains, near the village of Dolno Dryanovo, 30 km away from Kovachevitsa in about half an hour drive. Located on the main road from Gotse Delchev to Dospat.
The Devil’s path is a picturesque eco-path crossing a part of Rhodope mountains near Borino village, about 80 km away from Kovachevitsa and around 1.30h drive from Lavanda Bed&Breakfast. It’s on the main road from Gotse Delchev to Dospat and Devin. On the main road there is a big sign, so you won’t miss it.
If you are looking for an active day around Kovachevitsa, than you might like our proposal which involves bike ride, hike and swim.
The tour starts with an easy bike ride from Kovachevitsa to Leshten (at Lavanda B&B you can hire a mountain bike). Once in Leshten you will leave the bike and hike to a picturesque pathway along the river and enjoy the breathtaking views around. In about an hour and a half you will arrive in the upper part of Ognyanovo, near Delta hotel, where you can refresh yourself in one of the hotel?s swimming pool.
On the way back, you can return by the same route, or we can arrange for you a pick up from Ognyanovo to Kovachevitsa.
Uva Nestum is a stylish hotel & restaurant located on the way to Gotse Delchev, 20 km from Kovachevitsa.
The restaurant has own vines and produce excellent wines and rakya (local grappa). Uva Nestum is the only fine dining restaurant in the neighborhood, offering the best of Bulgarian and Mediterranean cuisine.
The hotel’s swimming pool and spa center are very nice.
For the football and tennis fans, Uva Nestum offers very well maintained tennis court and football field.Басейнът и спа центърът на хотела са чудесни.
За феновете на тениса и футбола хотелът предлага много добре поддържани корт и игрище, на които можете да поспортувате.
In less than an hour drive from Kovatchevitsa you will find another must see leisure masterpiece.
On a private plot of 300 acres close to the Greek border in the wild and unattached former military border zone is spread the unique eco village Omaya (the Bulgarian word for charm). Consist of only very few small houses designed with local materials like adobe, wood and stones the village hosts the exceptional charm of fairy tales.
Paddling or fishing in the lake surrounded by weeping willows is ultimate bliss after bustling week days in the city.
Drama lies on the northeastern edge of Greece on the border with Bulgaria, 95 km from Kovachevitsa. In about one hour drive you will find yourself into different culture with milder climate and different architecture. Drama is quite busy Greek city with many shops, taverns and coffee bars. It’s a nice place to visit from Kovachevitsa for a day trip with pleasant walk around the town main street.
If you are a wine lover than you should visit Wine Art Estate. This stylish winery with very fine wine production and friendly owners is located in Mikrochori, just few kilometers away from Drama.
Winery is equipped with modern technology and all of the space has a designer finish. Our favorites are Idisma Drios Chardonnaywith bouquet of tropical fruits, honey and vanilla, Techni Alipias Rose a full bodied wine with fresh pallete of strawberries, black cherries and blackberries, the very fresh taste of Idisma Drios Assyrtiko (Assyrtiko is typical Greek grape) with rich aroma of caramelised citrus with underlying oak notes and of course the premium Nebbiolo made of 100% Nebbiolo grapes.
We guarantee your blissful day in Drama will be completed with the tour and the wine tasting at Wine Art Estate.
Ammolofoi (pronounced: Amallofee) beach is located about 15 km from Kavala and 1 km away from Nea Peramos. This place is definitely one of the most beautiful beaches in northern Greece. If you fancy crystal clear water, sand dunes and beach bars with chillout music and cool frappe than Ammolofoi beach is just the place for you.
Kavala is one of the most picturesque port cities in Greece situated only 180 km from Kovachevitsa. In hour and a half enjoyable drive you can pamper yourself with fresh seafood seasoned with plenty of sunlight and a lot of Greek late back hospitality. Near the city you will discover many sandy, clean beaches where you can spend a lazy afternoon.
Promoted as a ski capital of the Balkans, Bansko has a lot to offer. Besides the miles of ski slopes and vast range of hotels this little mountain city is bustling local tradition with the narrow cobbled stone streets in downtown area and with the local taverns serving tasty Bulgarian dishes.
Bansko is an hour drive from Kovachevitsa, so you can combine your weekend in Lavanda with a day ski trip to Bansko.