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Bulgarski Turisticheski Soyuz (BTS)


News from our member organisation


New president BTS

The 51st Extraordinary Congress of BTU took place on June 15th in Sofia. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ventsi Rossmanov was elected President of BTU.  He is also a Chairman of Tourist Association "Kaylushka dolina" – Pleven. A new Management Board and Supervisory Board were also elected.


Seminar on waymarking and the practical lesson on E8

On 8th and 9th of June, BTS organized an educational course in the marking along the paths. The participants were 19 people from the BTU tourist associations. The main theme of the course was a part of the European route E-8 in the Rhodopes mountain. The course was divided into theoretical lecture lessons and practical part. The participants studied the ERA requirements for marking in the ERA”General principles for waymarking” and the basic principles for marking in the BTU Ordinance for marking, which is proved by the ERA Presidium. They also learned about the basic materials used in marking. For the practical part the participants were divided into three groups: the participants in the first one placed the mark on the trail from Yagodinska cave to the village of Yagodina; in the second one - from Teshel hut to Orpheus hut and the third - from Teshel hut to St. Iliya peak.. All of them will receive a certificate of completed educational course in the marking. Six kilometers were marked. The paths were cleared of bushes and fallen trees. Old marking signs were refreshed.