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The town of Elena is situated in a beautiful mountainous area, surrounded by the imposing hills and peaks of the Elena-Tvurditsa ridge of the Balkan mountain. It lies in a valley of the same name, 280km to the northeast of Sofia.
The town's sights include an old first class school, founded in 1848 and named Daskalolivnitsa, where future teachers were educated (and where nowadays a museum exhibition is arranged), the St Nicholas Church of the 16th century, with valuable mural paintings and icons, and the three-naved Church of the Assumption, built entirely of stone (1837). The clock tower that features an antique clock mechanism (1812) rises at the town's highest point.
The town offers great opportunities for mountain tourism, hunting, fishing and sun bathing. Numerous small hotels offer perfect service for the pleasant stay of all tourists willing to have a holiday amidst virgin nature and crystal clear air.