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Surrounding areas of SevlievoThe Father Matei Preobrazhenski Monument (1926) is situated about 30 km on the east by the Sofia Varna road, between the villages of Novo Selo and Balvan, which was built in the memory of the outstanding Renaissance enlightener and revolutionary, follower and friend of Levski, also called Mitkaloto (the Wanderer), who was born in Novo Selo. There is a monument to Father Matei in front of the museum (author Nenko Nenkov). All the buses running between Sevlievo and Veliko Turnovo can be used to get there.
Baagdalata Park (10km south-east of the town, the detour is at the 7th km along the old road to Gabrovo). The Momina Sulza Chalet (Maidens tear) is located here, too (tel.: 0675 6336), providing 60 beds in rooms with 2, 4, 6 and 8 beds. There is no regular bus transport.
Al. Stamboliiski Dam spreads its waters at about 6 km north from Sevlievo offering wonderful conditions for recreation, water motor sports, water tourism, fishing, sunbathing on the beach. There are holiday homes, public catering establishments and country houses. The regular buses running to the villages of Gradishte, Gorsko Kosovo and Mladen can be used.
The Batoshevo Monastery is situated at the distance of 20km south of the town, past the village of the same name (refer to the town of Apriltsi related section herein).