Post Code: 8683
Population: 209 (2015)
Find information on villages and discover about living, working and visiting village Atolovo.
Atolovo , the only place named after a British noblema, is a village in south-eastern Bulgaria, located in the Straldzha Municipality of the Yambol Province.
The village, intended for ethnic Bulgarian refugees from Greek Macedonia and Eastern Thrace, was officially established in 1926 with the support of the British organization Save the Children and the financial aid of the Duke of Atholl. Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria attended the official ceremony.
Atolovo was named in honour of the Duke after his death.
During the Communist rule of Bulgaria, the the village was briefly renamed Harizanovo, after a local guerilla fighter, but the old name was shortly reinstated.
The residents of this village are mainly elderly.
Post a comment
Further information may be added about village Atolovo using the following Facebook comment box.
We are keen to learn more about the village and welcome your comments, pictures and stories about living, working and visiting the area.
Yambol Province – Bulgaria
The Yambol region encompasses Tundzha, Elhovo, Bolyarovo and Straldzha. The landscape is predominantly plain and hilly.
The region around Yambol is ideal for fishing, hunting and hiking. The clean air and abundant nature offer excellent possibilities for recreation and health tourism.
There are more than 270 ancient villages and approximately 1000 burial mounds in the Yambol region. The most famous ancient historical site in the region is the Thracian city of Kabille. In the region there are more than 30 ancient fortresses from the Middle Ages.
Many ancient and traditional ritual and crafts are preserved in the region and can be observed during the numerous folklore holidays, gatherings and celebrations.
Tourism in the region has brought about more demand for facilities and night life including a number of modern apartments and luxury hotels. This is a boom town and it won’t be long before the location, so favourible in terms of access to skiing and coastal resorts, will become an even more sought after place to live.
This and the extremely low price on properties make this area attractive to foreign buyers. There are many cheap rural houses and plots of land for sale in the villages around Yambol.
Prices of rural houses depend on the condition and the size of the house and the yard and the proximity to Yambol.
Buy, Rent, sell and renovate cheap properties in village Atolovo, Straldzha, Yambol, Bulgaria. Add property free.