The village of Akheloy is called after the river flowing by it. The name of the river is associated with mediaeval Bulgarian history. In 917 a famous battle took place on the banks of the river between the army of the Bulgarian Tsar Simeon and that of the Byzantine Emperor Leo Phocas. The Byzantines were completely defeated and the Emperor himself escaped

This venue/site of intrest is a part of the following trips:

  • Sozopol - Ropotamo River
  • Istanbul In a Day - Sightseeing & Shopping
  • Shopping in Bourgas
  • 1-Day Shopping Trip to Istanbul