Horse riding in Sitovo village

About

A relaxing day of horse riding around the village of Sitovo and the surrounding area, suitable for both absolute beginners and experienced riders. The tour also takes us to the ruins of a Thracian fortress and the famous millennia-old Sitovo rock inscription.

Highlights

• Ride through the “Sredni Livadi” protected area

• Visit the Thracian fortress "Shtutgrad" and the Sitovo inscription

• Enjoy the beautiful nature of the Rhodopes

Description

With its soft paths, the protected area of "Sredni livadi", where most of the route takes place, allows for a faster pace, making this trail suitable for experienced riders.

The history of the village of Sitovo dates back to the 2nd millennia BC when Thracian tribes first settled in the area. In the middle of the 5th century BC, during the time of the Odrysian kingdom, the Thracian tribes of the Bessi - one of the most combative peoples among the Thracians, settled here.

Our route takes us to the Thracian fortress "Shtutgrad".

It is the guardian of the so-called "Sitovo inscription", and ancient inscription carved into the side of a cliff that has stumped historians since its discovery, it meaning remaining an enigma. The Thracians believed that this area had a powerful energy field, which is why they chose it as the site of one of the most mysterious Thracian sanctuaries.

Located between two hills, also known as “The Sun Hill” and “The Moon Hill”, this Bessi sanctuary was the place their priests used as a "door to the Cosmos" and came into contact with higher beings and the Universal Consciousness, from which they received esoteric knowledge.

Inclusions / exclusions

The price includes

• Horse riding with an experienced instructor

• Lunch with traditional dishes

The price does not include

• Transportation

Notes

Required equipment: Comfortable long trousers and sports shoes.

Maximum number of people: 8

Maximum weight of the rider: 95 kg

49 €

per person

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Horse Riding

Sitovo, Bulgaria

Starting point - Plovdiv, Bulgaria

4.5 hours

Spring, Summer

Live tour guide available in English

Maxiumum number of participants - 10 people

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