BEGLIKA

Beglika area is at the heart of Batashka Planina – one of the highest and wildest parts of the Rhodope Mountains. The name “Beglika” dates back to the times of the Ottoman Empire, when once a year Yuruk shepherds used to gather in the area to pay authorities the belgik tax (a tax on sheep and goats). In summer the vast pastures in this part of the mountain used to be covered with huge herds. In fact, it is thanks to this historical background that we can enjoy these pastoral meadows filled with colorful herbs. NATURAL RESOURCES The preserved natural heritage of Beglika and Batashka Planina is something we should all be proud of and try to keep for future generations. Most of the area is covered with natural coniferous forests, consisting mainly of spruce and pine trees. The age of these forests is 80 years on average, but in some parts is over 150 years with certain species reaching 200 years. The...

Transportation

Reaching Beglika is a small celebration. Our location is wonderful as it is exactly because it is difficult to access. To avoid traffic jams or too many vehicles in the area of the festival, the vehicle traffic on the 4 km dirt road to the festival area will be limited. Permission to pass will again be granted only to guests camping with children аnd vehicles which have a logistic purpose. They will be able to park after the entrance of the Festival. The vehicles with logistic purpose related to the festival will also be marked – those for transport of heavy equipment such as generators, awnings or stages. All other vehicles should be parked in the secured parking located close to the dam wall. Transfer from the dam wall to the festival zone Water Taxis: you can use them to sail from the dam wall to the festival area, only for 4 leva. They...

Camping

Camping state tax included in the ticket price! Please read our advice for a happy and cloudless stay at Beglika below ! Camping at the festival in 2 areas ! Central The Cental area is situated about 400 meters away from the festival entance. There is flowing spring water, compost WC and garbage points in the begining of the camping area. Fire places The area is 30 000 sq. meters with esured security, but aways be cautious about your security. Family The Family camping area is a general concept. The area is situated at the coastline, 1500-2000 meters after the entrance. The advantage of this area is that it is further from the festival area, it is very calm and not very populated. The disadvantage of the area is that there is no flowing spring water. Advices for a happy and cloudless stay at Beglika Say "Hello" to your neighbors and be a community for a better security and...

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