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Vitosha Mountain
Vitosha Mountain

The Balkan Range Mountain

The mountain which gave its name to a peninsula - The Balkan Peninsula, and life to a state Bulgaria. The biggest and longest mountain chain crossing the entire country, highest peak Botev (2 376 m), 700 km long mountain ridge, ideal for hiking tours, steep rocks and intriguing caves, of equal attraction to tourists, mountaineers and speleologist. Picturesque National Revival towns and museum villages, offering excellent possibilities for ecotourism: Kotel, Zheravna, Tryavna, Arbanassi, Bozhentsi, Etura.

Pirin Mountain

The country's second highest mountain, highest peak Vihren (2 914 m), 176 mountain lakes and about 100 varieties of rare plants, including the edelweiss and the famous Baikousheva fir, almost 1 300 years old. Location of the well known climatic and spa resort of Sandanski and the latest Bulgarian ski center Bansko.

Rila Mountain

The most majestic Bulgarian Mountain, highest peak Moussala (2 925 m), 219 high-mountain lakes, over 2,000 plant varieties and a rich animal world. The natural setting for Bulgaria's most famous monastery - Rila Monastery, and the country's oldest winter resort - Borovets.

Rhodopes Mountain

The greenest and most picturesque Bulgarian mountain, linked with the legend of the mythical singer Orpheus. Snow and sun, clean air, mild climate with a Mediterranean influence. Original folklore and superb cuisine, cordial and hospitable people. The largest ski resort - Pamporovo, the most popular place for eco tourism - Momchilovtsi.

Vitosha Mountain

The green mountain of the million-large Bulgarian capital Sofia, the most frequented Bulgarian mountain, attractive during any season, two wildlife reserves, three climatic zones, highest peak Cherni Vruh (2 286 m), varied flora and fauna, curative mineral springs and a rare natural phenomenon - eight Moraines, a popular mountain resort for winter holidays and skiing, modern hotels and ski facilities.



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