Veliko Tarnovo is a province
in the middle of the northern part of Bulgaria. Its capital
city, Veliko Tarnovo, is of historical significance as it
is known as the capital of Medieval Bulgaria.
Other towns in the province
include Gorna Oryahovitsa, which is within 10 kilometres of
Veliko Tarnovo, Svishtov, set on Danube River and famous for
its Tsenov Academy of Economics, and Suhindol, the hometown
of Lovico — an internationally recognised label for
fine wines and spirits. Another notable place is the village
of Arbanasi, set between Veliko Tarnovo and Gorna Oryahovitsa.
The combination of old style and modern architecture, as well
as its churches and monasteries, present the spirit of Bulgaria.
Real estate is among the most expensive in the country.
Veliko Tarnovo Province is divided into the following municipalities:
- Gorna Oryahovitsa
- Polski Trambesh
- Veliko Tarnovo