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Hunting Tourism

"Strandja" private hunting ground is situated in Strandja (Strandzha) mountain, picturesquely surrounded by river canyons, aprrox. 40 km. south of Burgas. Average altitude of 400 m. gives excelent oportunities for relaxed hunt and diverse game species - wild boar, roe deer, red deer, wolf etc. Ancient forests, combined with lots of game fields, offer comfortable waiting for successful hunting of wild boar (stalking, driven), roe deer (stalking, driven), red deer and predators - fox, jackal, wolf, wild cat.

Strandja region including the coast line is one of the most saturated with animal species in Bulgaria. The diversity and identity of the species is well preserved since the area is near the national border. The number of bird species is very big - it reaches 261 in certain seasons which is 68 percent of all bird species found in Bulgaria. Lots of them are migratory birds because one of the main bird mirgation routes in Europe - Via Pontica - crosses the skies above Strandja. Seventeen of those species are listed in The Bulgarian Red Book of Threatened Species and one is listed in The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

The climate in Strandja mountain is influenced by the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. The average temperatures are mostly high 11.1°С - 12.8°С. The average rainfall ranges from 100 mm in the summer to 800 mm in the autumn. Features of climate change with the transition from the coast into the mountains - increased rainfall, average temperatures decrease, the winter is colder.

The oldest artifacts found in the region are dated from late Broze Age and early Iron Age (XVIII - XI B.C.). One kilometer due west of the hunting ground is the locality "Golyamoto Kale" (The Big Fortress) where can be found the ruins of the largest Early Byzantine fortress in Strandja and due soutwest are found megalitic monuments at "Koshubair" locality. During the excavations of the fortess have been discovered lots of materials dated from the late antiquity including coinage of Constantine the Great and Theodosius I.
A cave complex called "Leyarnicite" (The Foundries) is located near the hunting ground. In the centre of "Goliamoto Kale" is the cave called "Kaleto" (The Fotress). There has been found some medieval pottery (XII - XIV B.C.).