It is worth visiting the Ethnographic museum of the Dobrudja House and Lifestyle in the town of Alfatar. In the region of Silistra is located the biosphere reserve of Srebarna included in the world fund of natural monuments unto UNESCO in 1984.
It is the only place in Bulgaria where stays the curl-head pelican. Other interesting natural sights in the area are marsh cypress on the island of Radetski (unique in Bulgaria), Garvanski blata (Raven Marshlands), Malak Preslavets marsh, Karakouzuk Game park. Danube river offers numerous opportunities for excursion tours, taking sunbathes, having a rest, practicing water sports in the region of Silistra, as well. Along the river there are many rest houses, private villas and camps.