Located at the heart of the Stara Planina mountain range, Villa Cherven is a paradise for eco-tourists and nature lovers. The villa has a fish farm where rainbow trout are bred, as well as 3 naturally shaped pools with a large stock of trout. There are fishing lessons for children and adults, as well as sports fishing in the biggest pond. Villa Cherven’s restaurant serves traditional Bulgarian cuisine and local specialties, including fresh trout. The surrounding mountains and forests are ideal for hiking and horseback riding (with a guide). Mountain biking and photo safaris are available on advance booking. There are signposted trails to nearby waterfalls, peaks and caves. The surrounding area teems with wildflowers and is also a paradise for birdwatchers.
The 4-star design Hotel Diplomat Plaza is in the centre of Lukovit. It features a spa centre, a heated indoor pool and free Wi-Fi in the public areas. Free wired in-room internet connection is available as well. All guest rooms at the Diplomat Plaza are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, a safe, a computer with internet connection and a minibar. Every room also features an individually-decorated en suite bathroom with a telephone and a bathtub or a hydro-massage shower. Nearby the property, guests can enjoy the picturesque landscape and visit the karst plateau of Lukovit. Hotel Diplomat Plaza is 62.1 miles from Sofia International Airport and easy reachable from E83 main road. Free on-site car parking is available.
Diplomat Park Hotel is 1.2 miles away from Lukovit Bus Station, surrounded by karst caves like Saevata Dupka or Temnata Dupka, and the Zlatna Panega river canyon. The on-site restaurant serves traditional Bulgarian dishes, and breakfast is offered every morning. All rooms come with air conditioning and cable TV. The bathroom is fitted with a shower, and free toiletries are provided. The main road from Sofia to Ruse is 1,641 feet away, whilst Cherven Bryag Train Station is 7.5 miles from the Diplomat. Sofia Airport is 74.6 miles away, and an airport shuttle service is available at a surcharge. The Geopark Iskar-Panega offers possibilities to go bungee jumping, rafting or alpine climbing. Guests can also participate in paintball, water skiing, and rent bicyles at the Diplomat Park Hotel.