The emblematic Pokritiya Most (the “Covered Bridge”) is located right above the Osam River in the very center of the town of Lovech. It connects the town’s new part with the architectural – historic reserve “Varosha” and is the only one of its uniqueness at the Balkan Peninsula. “Varosha” encompasses the whole old part of Lovech along the right riverbank of Osam River, as more than 200 historical and architectural monuments of local and national significance are located on its territory. The monument of Vasil Levski – one of the greatest and most imposing monuments of the Apostle is here, which for more than 40 years is the town’s crest.
The access to all of them is free of charge.
Places of interest around Lovech
Devetashkata peshtera (the Devetashka Cave) is located 7 km from the town of Letnitsa and 15 km to the north-east of Lovech. It is among the cave findings with richest cultural remains from the new-stone age.
Krushunski vodopadi (Krushunski Waterfalls) are located 6 km from the town of Letnitsa, famous with its picturesque nature.
Kakrinskoto hanche is located 16 km from Lovech, in the village of Kakrina, the place of Vasil Levski’s death. The elm-tree, which was witness of Levski’s capture, is still standing strong there, and next to it there is a monument of the Apostle.