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Vidin is a port town situated in the Vidin Lowland on the southern bank of the Danube river in northwestern Bulgaria. It is located about 190 km northwest from Sofia, close to the borders with Serbia and Romania. Vidin offers hotels of different categories and prices, situated in the downtown or close to the Danube river. Vidin's main landmark is the Baba Vida fortress. Close to Vidin is the town of Belogradchik and famous natural phenomena: the Belogradchik Rocks and the medieval Belogradchik fortress. Another important attraction in the region is the Magura cave, which is one of the biggest caves in Bulgaria. Right next to the Magura cave is the Rabisha Lake, suitable for water sports and fishing.

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Location: The town of Vidin is located in the Vidin lowland on the southern bank of the Danube river in northwestern part of Bulgaria. It is a port town situated about 52 km north from Belogradchik and 190 km northwest from Sofia. Vidin is close to the Romanian and Serbian borders. The Danube River is a natural border between Vidin and the Romanian town of Kalafat. Both towns are connected by Danube Bridge II and by a Ferry.

Accommodation: Vidin offers hotels of different categories and prices, situated in the downtown or close to the Danube river. Browse the hotels in Vidin in the left menu of the page, book online and contact us for more information.

Bars and restaurants: There are various bars, restaurants, fast-foods, grill-bars and toast-bars in Vidin. They offer diverse Bulgarian and international cuisine.

Entertainment: Vidin's main landmark is the Baba Vida fortress built in the period of the 10th - 14th c. It is the only completely preserved fortification in Bulgaria. Its foundations were laid at the end of the 10th c. on top of one of the towers of the ancient town of Bononia. Its outlook was completed in the 14th c., when it was a castle of one of the last Bulgarian kings before the Ottoman rule.

In addition, Vidin offers other interesting sights, such as the Ethnographic museum Krastata Kazarma , the Turkish konak (police office) which was transformed into an Architectural museum, the Art gallery, the library of Osman Pazvantoglu, the Vidin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Theater.

Something not to be missed is the town of Belogradchik (45 km from Vidin). The Belogradchik Rocks (the famous natural phenomena) and the medieval Belogradchik fortress are located close to the town of Belogradchik.

The Magura cave is another important attraction in the region that is one of the biggest Bulgarian caves with a total length of 3000 m.
The Rabisha Lake is located next to the Magura cave. It is the biggest inner lake in Bulgaria. The lake is suitable for picnics, fishing and water sports.

A major part of the region of Vidin is covered by the massifs of the western Balkan Mountain Range (Stara Planina) suitable for trekking tours.

Trips on a cruise boat along the Danube River, a visit to the neighbouring Romanian town of Calafat, one day excursions and shopping tours to the nearby Serbian towns of Zajecar and Negotin are offered in Vidin.

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Vidin offers hotels of different categories and prices, situated in the downtown or close to the Danube river.Browse the recommended hotels in Vidin, book online and contact us for more information.

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    Anna Kristina Hotel is situated in the heart of a picturesque garden of the town of Vidin, overlooking the Danube River. The city centre, where all administrative buildings and bank offices are situated, is just a few steps away from the...
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    The Old Town hotel is a small boutique hotel in the heart of Vidin, right in front of the gate of the Old Town - the remarkable Stambol Kapiya. The city centre, where all administrative buildings and bank offices are situated, is just a few...
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    Vidin hotel is situated in the central part of the town of Vidin in close proximity to all business and public areas. The hotel is located 200 meters away from a beautiful Danube park. The proximity to all state institutions, banks and...
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  • Bulgaria tel: +359 2 9 11 33 Bulgaria mob: +359 886 000 779
    Russia tel: +7 495 772 81 89
    Bulgaria fax: +359 2 962 87 75
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  • 78, Krichim Str., fl.1, Sofia 1164, Bulgaria

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