Villages

Gorna Vrabcha Village

The village of Gorna Vrabcha is in Zemen Municipality. It is situated in a mountain region and today its permanent inhabitants are about 50. In the community’s local memory are preserved some...

Golemo Buchino Village

The village of Golemo Buchino is situated in Pernik Municipality. It is in the region of Lyulin Mountain and not far from the capital Sofia. One of the survakari in the village – Vasil Slavchev –...

Gigintsi Village

Gigintsi is part of Breznik municipality in Central Western Bulgaria. It is located in the outskirts of Cherna Gora Mountain. Its population is little above 100. Due to lack of employment it is...

Gabrov Dol Village

Gabrov dol is in the outskirts of Cherna Gora Mountain, 28 km to the west of Pernik. Each of its inhabitants speaks of the Surova feast with love. Especially inspired is the story of one of the old...

Vitanovtsi Village

Vitanovtsi village is located 7 km northwest of Pernik town between Lyulin, Viskyar and Lyubash Mountains. One of the participants in the survakari group – Boncho Pavlov, for many years disguises...

Viskyar Village

Only at 14 km away from the town of Pernik, on Viskyar Montain is located one of the oldest villages in Bulgaria – Viskyar. There is evidence about the existence of this village from the Prehistoric...

Velkovtsi Village

Velkovtsi is in Breznik municipality and is 15 km away from Pernik. In the 1970s, only men participated in the feast. The locals called them mechkarye and surovichkarye. The whole group manufactures...

Bogdanov Dol Village

Bogdanov Dol is located about 10 km from the town of Pernik and is in close proximity to the main road to the town of Breznik. One of the most active survashkari, who from the year 1966 until today...

Berende Village

The beautiful Berende village in the Zemen municipality is situated in the foot of Tsarna gora Mountain, beneath the Tumba peak. Today, there are already only about 20 people permanently living there...

Banishte Village

The beautiful Banishte village is located 40 km north-west from the town of Pernik in a picturesque valley near Erul Mountain. This is an area with a few mountain springs that lead to the beginning...

Batanovtsi Town

Batanovtsi is a small town in Pernik District, located in close proximity to the international road E871 in the section between the towns of Pernik and Radomir, only 6 km from the local district...