Located on the western slopes of the Balkan mountains, made of sandstone and colorful conglomerate rock formations, are the Belogradchik Rocks. They are strange in shape, vary in color mostly yellow and red and reach up to almost 200 meters (656.168 feet) in height. The rocks are associated with legends – people or objects – and are considered a natural landmark by the Bulgarian government. Besides the rocks, the other tourist attractions are the Magura cave near the village of Rabisha and the Baba Vida medieval fortress in the town of Vidin.
Belogradchishki skali are fascinating sandstone rock creations located at a short distance from Belogradchik. The striking features have a gradation from red to yellow, and make for a marvelous view and a great place to get some pictures. The Belogradchishki skali have also been Bulgaria's official entry to the new seven wonders.
A popular tourist attraction, the Belogradchik Fortress of northwestern Bulgaria attarcts thousands of visitors every year with its remarkably well-preserved architecture and rich history. Considered to be a national cultural monument, this ancient Roman settlement comprised of thick fortified walls and served as an important defense stronghold until it was conquered by the Ottomans in 1396. Perched on top of a hill, it is accessible via a short and provides stunning views of the surrounding countryside and the neighboring town of Belogradchik. A must visit while touring the region!
Baba Vida is one of the oldest fortresses located in Vidin, Bulgaria. The only medieval castle which is totally preserved and in a perfect state, this building is a major landmark in the town and is a historical monument of the country. Drenched in local legends of the Queen named Vida who established the castle for herself, the structure is Gothic in styling and has elements of renaissance revival. It is a popular tourist attraction in the city and also houses a small museum in its premise.
In Roman Magura means hill. The Magura cave is located close to the village of Rabisha and located in north western Bulgaria. The total length of the cave is about 2.5 kilometers (1.55343 miles) and consists of one of the largest inland lakes the Rashiba lake. The cave is estimated to be about 15 million years old. There are prehistoric paintings, the Grotta de Cervi, bones from prehistoric species of cave bears and cave hyenas.