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The Oldest Town in Europe


Rome, Athens, Jerusalem, Istanbul, and other wonderful cities and towns are known as very very old historic settlements.

However, no on of them is known as the oldest town in Europe.

It is believed that the oldest prehistoric town in the continent is located in eastern Bulgaria.

Provadia, the town in the province of Varna in northeastern Bulgaria is the  oldest continuously inhabited towns in today's Europe.

According to the latest findings of the archaeologists, the town was founded between 4,700 BC and 4,200 BC.

Today the town is also quite famous as the settlement near the largest salt mine in the continent.

The oldest town in Europe, Provadia, has a few attractions and points of interest, including the old Ovech Castle and some small parks, local saline mineral water sources, etc.


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