Elena is recognized like a tourists’ center thanks to its architecture, history and location. These factors insure many possibilities for holiday.
The town is noticeable with its rich culturally and historical inheritance.
The architectural stile from The National revival is saved.
The town has left a significant trace in the history of Bulgarian education and fight for church’s independency. There are unique architectural objects, which are interesting for the fans of cultural tourism. For instance: The church "Saint Nikolas" which is the oldest building in the town from the beginning of 16 century, dig into the ground, because it has been built secretly, The church "Assumption of Mary" and "Nativity of the Theotokos".
In the Museum of the revival are saved collections of icons and many valuable creations of Bulgarian church’s pictorial and plastic arts.
In the vicinity of Elena are situated Kapinovsky Monastery and the monastery "Saint Nicolas – The Miracle-Maker" and "Plakovsky Monastery".
The fans of walking tours will be pleasant surprised of many pictorial tour’s routs and eco-paths in Eleni’s Balkan.
For the fans of excitements we offer a possibility of rock climbing.
The hunting tourism is developing.
All fans of fishing can enjoy to the possibility of fishing in dam lake "Yovkovtzi". In the clear waters of the neighboring rivers you can see mountain barbell, chub and Balkan’s trout.
In the forests in Balkan Mountain live and are hunted wild boars, wolves, fogs, hares, does and royal slag.
For the fans of ski tourism at the peak "Chumerna" are built ski-tracks with ski tows.