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  3. Deshka Guesthouse

Deshka Guesthouse

Location and atmosphere

Deshka meets her guests in her own house which her ​​husband Vlado has built outhouse with several rooms and a winter garden. All guests are invited into the kitchen where Deshka is cooking and involves them in the preparation of delicious dishes on her "Gypsy" stove. The room next to the dining room was turned into an ethnographic museum that collects artifacts of the families of the village. In the small courtyard the hosts are taking care of some hens and there is a garden with vegetables and fruits. The house is certified as a Green lodge from Bulgarian association for alternative tourism and has a certificate as accommodation from Pan Parks.


Deshka has particular relevance to food - it should be prepared with the products seen in their yard or their relatives and fellow villagers. They buy only what they can't produce themselves and do not throw anything away that can be used in the yard or house. Organic waste is given to "Gude" (pig) or composted. The new extension is installed with photocells and energy saving light bulbs. Welcome school groups and teach them respect for nature and traditions. The family helps for the good looking of the eco trails in the region.

Surroundings and activities

The region of Razlog, where Gorno Draglishte is situated, is in the foot of National park Pirin mountain and near National park Rila mountain - both part of Pan Parks. There are many trails in the mountains. Nearby is Dobarsko village with its famous church. In the village there is a folklore group that makes performances for tourists and guests. One of the most popular ski resorts on the Balkans is near also - Bansko resort. The views are gorgeous and the surroundings are really interesting.

General information

Opening times accommodationyear roundOpening times campsiteyear roundReservationNecessary during whole year

Languages spoken

Bulgarian, English


Number of persons14Number of rooms6Price single room per night15Price double room per night€ 20 Price includes breakfast


Own restaurant/canteenSales of own produceBreakfastLunchDinnerDistance to supermarket1 kmDistance to restaurants1 km



Facilities for playing outside

Guided excursions in the surroundings

Tours of the farm

Participation in daily farm-activities possible

Workshops and courses

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

Marked trails

Guided nature tours


Landscape characteristics

Route description

Nearest cityRazlogNearest villageGorno Draglishte