Dolen is a village in southwestern Bulgaria, located in the Satovcha Municipality of the Blagoevgrad Province. The village of Dolen is located in the Western Rhodope Mountains. It belongs to the Chech region. Prior to Dolen's existence, the area was strewed with Thracians hamlets, the remains of which can still be seen around the village. The hills surrounding the village are scattered with Thracian necropolises. Preserved are also the Thracian vineyards which were used until the Bulgarian National Revival.