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Balkan Mountains

Botev Peak

Botev Peak


Botev Peak is the highest peak of the Balkan Mountains and part of the Central Balkan National Park. With its 2,376 metres it is one of the highest peaks in...

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Ribaritsa Village

Ribaritsa Village


Ribaritsa is one of the most popular mountainous destinations in Bulgaria with its beautiful nature, clean air and convenient location - only 85 miles away from the capital, Sofia. It...

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Yumruka Peak

Yumruka Peak


Yumruka Peak, or translated in English - ‘The Fist’, is located in Central Balkan National Park and is one of the most popular attractions in the Balkan Mountains - even...

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Vezhen Peak

Vezhen Peak


Vezhen is a beautiful peak in the Central Balkan National Park - at 2198m it is located in one of the most spectacular parts of the Balkans surrounded by beautiful...

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Rayskoto Praskalo Waterfall

Rayskoto Praskalo Waterfall


Rayskoto Praskalo, or translated in English – the Heaven Waterfall – with its 124.5 height, is the highest waterfall in the Balkan Peninsula. It is located under another popular destination...

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Cape Emine

Cape Emine


Cape Emine is the easternmost point of the Balkan Mountains and is the endpoint of one of the most popular walking routes is Eastern Europe – E3 (also known as...

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Tsarevets Fortress

Tsarevets Fortress


Tsarevets Fortress (206m) is located on a hill in Veliko Tarnovo – the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. The fortress is one of the most popular tourist destinations...

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Kalofer

Kalofer


Kalofer is a peaceful town in Central Bulgaria located in the southern outskirts of the Balkan Mountains. It is a popular destination because of its traditional architecture and due to...

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Glozhene Monastery

Glozhene Monastery


The Glozhene Monastery is located in the Balkan Mountains – according to the legend, tsar Ivan Asen II gifted the land around Black Vit river to Kievan Rus knyaz Georgi...

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Dzhendemski Waterfall

Dzhendemski Waterfall


Dzhendemski Waterfall is 120m high and is located in Central Balkan National Park – this is one of the most popular waterfalls in Bulgaria.

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Etar

Etar


The Etar, located 6 miles away from Gabrovo, is the first Architectural Ethnographic Open Air Museum in Bulgaria. Here you can see typical Bulgarian architecture and try some amazing traditional...

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Bozhentsi

Bozhentsi


Bozhentsi, established in the 16th century, is a magical village in the heart of the Balkan Mountains. According to the legend, there was a beautiful woman called Bozhana from the...

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Belogradchik Rocks & Fortress

Belogradchik Rocks & Fortress


The Belogradchik Rocks are spread over the Western Balkan Mountain nearby the town of Belogradchik. The formation of these amazing rocks with unusual structure started during the Permian period about...

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Troyan Monastery

Troyan Monastery


The Troyan Monastery is located in a picturesque area surrounded by forests in the Balkan Mountains nearby the town of Troyan. It is the third largest monastery in Bulgaria. The...

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The Madara Rider

The Madara Rider


The Madara Rider is a figure of a horse-backed warrior triumphing over a Lion, carved 23 metres above sea level into a 100-metres-high cliff near the village of Madara and...

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Krushuna Waterfalls

Krushuna Waterfalls


Krushuna Waterfalls are the biggest water cascade in the country and are located near the village of Krushuna and approximately 20 miles from the city of Lovech. The main waterfall...

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Rila Mountains

Musala Peak

Musala Peak


Musala is the highest peak in the Balkan Peninsula and the 7th highest peak in Europe - do not miss an opportunity of a lifetime to conquer this amazing ‘place...

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Malyovitsa Peak

Malyovitsa Peak


Malyovitsa is 2729m high and one of the most popular peaks in Rila Mountains. Its north wall is also known as the symbol of alpinism in Bulgaria – after several...

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Rila Lakes

Rila Lakes


The Seven Rila Lakes are, without doubt, one of the most spectacular natural attractions on the Balkans - they are located in the beautiful Rila Mountains 2,100-2,5000 metres above sea...

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Rila Monastery

Rila Monastery


Hidden in the forests of Rila Mountains, Rila Monastery (1147m) is a popular destination and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ivan Rilski found the monastery in the 10th Century and...

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Scary Lake

Scary Lake


The Scary lake is located at 2462m below the majestic towers of Kupenite. The etymology of the name is associated with the legendary sound of the thunders and the thick...

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Borovets

Borovets


Established at the end of the 19th Century, Borovets is a picturesque four-seasons mountain resort in the Rila Mountains. The architecture of Borovets was influenced mainly by the traditional Bulgarian...

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Pirin Mountains

Vihren Peak

Vihren Peak


Vihren is the Balkans’ 3rd highest peak after Musala Peak and Mount Olympus - a number of beautiful lakes surround the peak to make this place even more impressive. Even...

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Baikushev’s Pine Tree

Baikushev’s Pine Tree


The Baikushev’s Pine Tree is estimated to be 1300 years old and is one of the oldest living things on Earth. The tree is located in Pirin Mountains. It is...

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Tevno Lake

Tevno Lake


Tevno Lake (2515m), also known as the heart of Pirin, is one of the symbols of Pirin National Park. Here you can find a small shelter which is named after...

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Melnik

Melnik


Located 20km north of the Bulgaria–Greece border, with a population of less than 400 people, Melnik is the smallest town in Bulgaria. It is amazing how many things you can...

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Rhodope Mountains

Golyam Perelik Peak

Golyam Perelik Peak


Golyam Perelik is the highest peak in the Rhodope Mountains (2191m). The actual peak is not accessible as a unit of the Bulgarian Army is stationed in its vicinity, however,...

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The Eagle Eye

The Eagle Eye


The Eagle Eye is a sightseeing platform in the Rhodope Mountains at 1563m – this spectacular place reveals amazing views of the nature and nearby villages. From the panorama view,...

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The Devil's Bridge

The Devil's Bridge


The Devil's Bridge was constructed in the early 16th century and is the most popular bridge over the famous Arda river in the Rhodope Mountains. It was constructed over the...

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Asen's Fortress

Asen's Fortress


Asen’s Fortress is located on a high rocky edge in the Rhodope Mountains 279m above sea level. The fortress has a very strategic location and natural defences. It dates back...

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Perperikon

Perperikon


Perperikon is an Ancient Thracian City located on a 470 metres high rocky hill in the Rhodope Mountains, 10 miles away from the town of Kardzhali. The name dates from...

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The Wonderful Bridges

The Wonderful Bridges


The Wonderful Bridges (also known as 'The Marvellous Bridges') is a rock phenomenon situated in the Rhodope mountains, 1450m above sea level. These natural bridges were formed by the erosive...

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