Hotels in Vidin and informationLocation:
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 and 52 km north from Belogradchik. It is close to the borders with Serbia and Romania. The Danube River is a natural border between Vidin and the Romanian town of Kalafat. Both towns are connected by a Ferry and by II Danube Bridge.
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- and toast-bars in Vidin. They offer diverse Bulgarian and international cuisine.
Vidin's main landmark is the Baba Vida fortress. It was built in the period from the 10th to the 14th century. It is the only completely preserved fortification facility in Bulgaria. Its foundations were laid at the end of the X century on top of one of the towers of the ancient town of Bononia. Its outlook was completed in the XIV century, when it was a castle of one of the last Bulgarian kings before the Ottoman rule.
Vidin offers a number of other interesting sights, such as the Krastata Kazarma ethnographic museum, the Turkish konak (police office) which was transformed in an architectural museum, the library of Osman Pazvantoglu, the art gallery, the Vidin Philharmonic Orchestra and the town’s theater.
Something not to be missed is the town of Belogradchik (45 km from Vidin). Close to the town of Belogradchik are situated the famous natural phenomena of 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 with a total length of 3000 m. Right next to the Magura cave is the Rabisha Lake – the biggest inner lake in Bulgaria. It is suitable for water sports and fishing.
A major part of the Vidin region is covered by the massifs of the Western Stara Planina (The Balkan Mountain Range) 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.