1. Rozhen monastery
The nativity of St.Vergine
2. Vanga’s temple
in the Rupite area, 30 km away from Ilindentsi.
3. Chapel and holy spring
with a “healing water”, that is famous for its ability to improve one’s sight. It is located in “Zandanite”site near above the Ilindentsi village.
4. Church „St. George the Conqueror”,
in Mikrevo village, 5 km away from Ilindentsi.The church was built in 1928 and there are two operating preasts – the first one Ivan Pankovski and the second one Vasil Kotev.
5. The architectural reserve -
city of Melnik with incredible sandy pyramids.It is located around 50 km. away from Ilindentsi.
6. Church „Saint Marina”
located right in the village centre, build over an ancient Turkish bath.
7. Eco trail Zadlak
which is overpassing through the open-air sculptural park.
8. ”Zandanite” landmarks
/above Ilindentzy village/are natural chalk rocks which have been used as a natural prison for Bulgarians in the times of Ottoman rule .
9. Historical museum in Strumyani
/3 km away from Ilindentsi/, possessing a rich collection of documents, national dresses, tools, coins and other antiques from the region. Official opening ceremony after last renovation in October 2014.
10. Neolitical settlement in Masovets area
in front of Ilindentzy village and remainings of ancient villages, fortified walls, consecrated grounds, caves and other ancient artifacts awaiting to be discovered.
1. St. Trifon’s day
is celebrated on the 1st and 14th of February to commemorate the day of wine.
2. The flat sausage feast
That is being organized as a “local meetings”, accompanied with music, gathers old friends to eat pork sausages and dark red wine in the winter months.
3. Annual sculptural symposium
That grows every year to create artistic stone figures and converts the village into a snow-white marble city.
4. A wine feast
taking place every first Saturday in February, welcoming many guests from far and away. On that day, the Greek god Dionysus, specially dressed for the event and accompanied by his young followers, comes down from the mountain. Accompanied with music, dances and celebration, a committee awards the best wine produced in the previous year.
5. An annual village fair
Taking place on every the 2nd of August, when in a 3 day long festive atmosphere, every member of the village along with their descendents gather around to celebrate their common ties and relationship.