Yovkovtsi Dam - 3 km from the town of Elena.
Located near the town of Elena, it is named after the village, which was demolished to be built. One of the largest dam in Bulgaria. It offers the opportunity to fish for different types of fish, boating and countless recreation places, revealing stunning views.
Palitsi Dam - 10 km from the town of Elena.
The dam is located near the village of Palitsi. Fishing here is a very enjoyable activity. Due to its location in Elena Balkan, the place is suitable for walks and recreation, revealing magnificent views in different parts of the day.
Plakovo dam - 18 km from the town of Elena.
It is located near the village of Plakovo, offering sport fishing for carp weighing over 2 kilograms. The place is sheltered and relaxed, which makes the enjoyment of the fishing or the walk full.
Dark Bow Lagoon - Location - 25 km from the town of Elena.
It is located near the town of Debelets. A place suitable for fishing and recreation.
Damovets Dam - 20 km from Elena ..
It is located in the outskirts of the town of Kilifarevo. Besides the sport fishing, the locality is famous for being a favorite place for walks of the local treasure hunters, as well as for being prayed for rain. Excellent place to visit all year round.
Lyaskovski Monastery - 25 km from the town of Elena.
It is located in the town of Lyaskovets. It is dated as medieval, probably built in the 15th century. He is currently a virgin. His 30-meter-high tower enjoys visiting his men today.
Plakovo Monastery - 12 km from the town of Elena.
It is located in the village of Plakovo. Its construction dates back to the 13th century and was destroyed and built repeatedly. It was declared a monument of culture because, in the middle of the 19th century, the master Kolyo Ficheto raised the 26-meter stone bell tower. A magical place.
Marianski Monastery - 7 km from the town of Elena.
It is located near the village of Marian. At the site of the present monastery there was a church cloister in the 8th-9th centuries. When the excavation of the old Christian temple was found a marble sarcophagus with a skeleton holding a gospel and a crown placed next to its head. There is a suggestion that this is Prince Boris, the ruler baptized the Bulgarians.
Merdane Monastery - 16 km from the town of Elena.
It is located in the village of Merdanya. It dates back to the end of the 13th century. The legend of the monastery is related to Tsar Ivan Assen II and its great victory at Klokotnitsa. On the site of the monastery, the Tarnovo patriarch Yoakim II welcomes the king after his victory. place.
Kilifarevski Monastery - 21 km from the town of Elena.
It is located near the town of Kilifarevo. It was built in the middle of the 14th century with the help of Tsar Ivan Alexander. It was ruined by the Ottomans and was rebuilt in the early 18th century. The church was built by Kolyo Ficheto, keeping the miraculous icon of St. Ivan Rilski and his life.
Prisovski Monastery "Archangel Michael"
The Prisov Monastery Archangel Michael was founded by the Asenev brothers in honor of the Bulgarians who died in the battle against Isaak Angel. It is located near the village of Prisovo, about 8 km from Veliko Tarnovo.
Prisovo Monastery "St. Pantaleimon"
The Prisovo Monastery of St. Pantaleimon is located in the village of Prisovo, 5 km from Veliko Tarnovo. It was founded in 1870 as a "family" monastery and was dated as a Renaissance.
Kapinovo Monastery - 15 km from the town of Elena.
Manastira is located near the village of Kapinovo.A medieval monastery, probably erected at the end of the 13th century.It shared the fate of all local monasteries and was repeatedly demolished and built on new.In the Renaissance years it is a center of Bulgarianness.It was here Sofroniy Vrachanski and Vassil Levski and Philip Totyu have visited the monastery cloister many times. Place absorbed by the spirit of Bulgarianness.
the church "St. Nicholas"
Next to the Daskalolivnitsa is St. Nicholas Church, the oldest in the city.