Art center Ilindentci and the unique Sculpture park
Situated at the foot of Pirin mountain. Magnificent are the views around the Art center and the Sculpture park. Suitable time for rest and tourism is from the middle of April till the middle of November. The climate is identical with the climate in the town of Sandanski and is auspicious for rest and creation. Well influenced the treatment cases of respiratory system, a different kinds allergies etc.Along with the excellent opportunities for artistic events, the location and its vicinities are rich in cultural, historical and natural landmarks. Old Roman mines as well as other archaeological sites may be found in the surrounding area. Caves well known to tourists and professionals and paleontological finds of 8 million years are another interesting possibility the environment offers. A couple-of-minutes walk from the Art Center main building are the “Vanga healing springs” and the historical “Stone Prisons” from 17-18 c. In the Historical Museum of Strumyani Municipality one can find information about other significant locations in the region like some old ruins, churches, ancient houses. Further opportunities of tourist interest are other outstanding local towns and areas like Sandanski, Melnik, Rupite and many others.Unlike the generous surroundings, the accommodation in the Art Center does not provide the same luxury. This fact only keeps it closer to the true artistic life. It present a proper atmosphere for the artists. Our friends comes here to work and in the same time to enjoy their stay without indulging in luxurious idleness. Meanwhile Ilindentci Art Center provides the visitors with the opportunity to attend to brief drawing and stone sculpture lessons in the main building and big stone working place studio.
The hotel part offers 7 rooms with 20 beds and 7 WC/shower generally. There are 2 double rooms with WC/shower in them, 4 double rooms, using separate WC/shower and 1 room with eight beds with WC/shower in it.
Other: TV-set and radio/DVD in the hall; parking; a small pool at natural rock; guide in English, Russian and Greek; At will we offer breakfast, lunch, dinner, picnic in the park by advance accordance to menu and prices with the householders; Art gallery with conference hall for about 20 people widen the possibilities for combination of usefully with nicely for those who wants to avail the conditions of the house; The artists, who has been created the Sculptural park offers lessons in drawings and stone-dressings for amateurs - friends of Art.
Price for accomodation The price per night per person is 16 Euro (8 EUR) during the summer period and 20 EUR (10 EUR) in the winter period.
|How to reach Art center Ilindentci? You have to follow the main road in the part Sofia-Kulata. In the center of village of Strumiani is deflection for village of Ilindentci - 3,5 km. Crossing through the village by asphalt road and following the information plates you can easy find the vast asphalt parking at the picturesque hill. The distance between Sofia and Ilindentci is 155 km and from Ilindentci till Sandanski town is only 15 km.|