Ecological Tourism Opportunities in the Area of Ognyanovo Dam
The dam of Ognyanovo is located in the Eastern Sofia Plain, only 40 km away
from the capital of Bulgaria. It is one of the country’s most beautiful places – full of biodiversity,
especially as regards avifauna species. An important factor which makes the dam a special object of
scientific and tourist interest is its location on one of the main bird migration routes: the Via
For three consecutive years, the area’s fauna potential has been studied and
significant biodiversity has been identified.
This study aims to explore the opportunities for ecotourism development there.
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