Thracian Plain, Bulgaria: Valley of the Roses

published 3 years ago by Rick Steves

The Thracian Plain, defined by Bulgaria's two major mountain ranges, was a busy funnel of trade throughout ancient times. This region is also called the "Valley of the Roses," and the rose harvest yields the blooms needed to create Bulgarian rose oil. At , you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.

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