Ecotrail Lakata – Kaleto – Devinska river

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This is an alternative to the main ecotrail going along Devinska river, which starts off form Lakata and climbs up the northeastern slope over the river. After about 1 km the area known as “Kaleto” is reached, which hosts the remains of the famous Rhodope stronghold Kavurskoto Kale.

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The stronghold existed in the period 6th to thirteenth century and was taken by the ottomans after a long siege. Due to lack of funding the stronghold restoration activities have not been undertaken so far. It is however proclaimed as a national heritage site od local importance and is under the protection of the Law on cultural heritage and museums.

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A steep path going down from Kaleto leads to the main route of the ecotrail along Devinska river. The total length of the ecotrail is 2.2 km.

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