Svishtov is a town in northern Bulgaria, located in Veliko Tarnovo Province on the right bank of the Danube river opposite the Romanian town of Zimnicea.
Things to See & Do
* The Monastery (5km from town)
* River Valley
* Region called Pametnitsite / Паметниците (The Monuments) - on the banks of the Danube
* Park around the old fortress in the town centre
* House Museum of Bulgarian novelist Aleko Konstantinov.
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Lev (BGN)
Language – Bulgarian
Land Area – 359.96 km²
Population – 36,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – +359
Travel Links - The port of Svishtov is the southernmost harbour on the Danube. It is served around the clock by the Svishtov-Zimnich ferry — a regular operation Ro-ro ferryboat across the Danube between Svishtov and Zimnicea