IPA The project is co-funded by EU trough the Bulgaria–Serbia IPA Cross-border Programme
Leader Partner Municipality of Koprivshtitsa, Koprivshtitsa - Bulgaria; Partner Municipality of Medijana Nis, Serbia

In the heart of Sredna gora - Koprivshtitsa - Sopolivi kamani - Stramonos peak - Koprivshtitsa

Walking trail

Starting from the 'Bogdan' tourist centre, the trail follows the asphalt road in direction to Strelcha. After the monument of Avrelian (5km away of town) the road curvess to the southwest towards the area, called Sopolivi kamani.

Then you go west through an open area and beech-forest (Boev shamak) until you get to area Chernyovi bachii. To the right of the peak, through a pine-forest, you will get to the Shamatsite col and afterwards toy reach the Chemerikite site. Stramonos peak is 10 minutes away from there. North is the peak Bunaya (the second highest peak in Sredna gora – 1572m). On the way back you will pass the areas Chernyovi bachii and Boev shamak and in an hour you will get to the Twisted tree (a 200-years-old beech, pronounced as a natural landmark). Following the asphalt road you go back to Koprivshtitsa (7km).


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