Winter resort Uzana in Bulgaria is located at the foot of Ispolin peak (1524 m) in Central Balkan National Park. It consists of huge meadows surrounded by forest. The altitude varies from 1220 to 1350 m. the longest run is 4,265 ft /1,300 m. Closest big city is Gabrovo, some 22 km away, connected with very reliable road infrastructure, regular bus transport available.
The resort with its 15 hotels provides splendid tourism opportunities throughout the year. Uzana is a real paradise for the people who love nature. The surrounding sites of Uzana are suitable for spaleology and rock climbing. The possibilities for cultural tourism in the region are inexhaustible. In the nearby situated open-air ethnographic museum Etara people can learn more about the Bulgarian crafts. The Sokolski Monastery is situated just several kilometers away from Uzana.
The tourism in the Uzana region started in 1937 when the first chalet also named Uzana was build on the southern side of the meadow.
Uzana is a home of rare floral species included in the Red Book of Endangered Species. It is attractive with its crystal clear mountain air, quietness and the gifts of nature. It is the starting position of many mountain routes as well as the summits - Shipka and Buzludja.