Category: Parks and reserves

Vitosha Mountain

Sofia Vitosha MountainThe conveniently short distance to Vitosha montain is temptingly inviting for both locals and guests of Sofia with its great opportunities for practicing all snow sports in the winter as well as hiking, biking, paragliding in the summer. Despite of the industrial environment and the growing urbanization the mountain has still preserved its natural beauty, plant and animal species. There are two biosphere reserves. The highest peak is Cherni Vruh – 2290 m. Here is the longest cave in Bulgaria Duhlata – 17.5 km.  Read more


Beklemeto Beklemeto is a small resort in the Balkan mountain 1320 meters above sea level at around 180 kilometers from Sofia near the town of Troyan. There are several hotels and villas where ski equipment and snowmobiles are rent.

Beklemeto  offers excellent facilities for winter tourism. The snow cover here lasts more than 160 days. There are three lifts and three runs for alpine skiing of total length of 2500 meters.

The best cross-country and biathlon runs of different length in Bulgaria are in the Beklemeto resort.  Read more


Uzana Uzana is 240 km north-east from Sofia, just 22 km from the town of Gabrovo, in the heart of Balkan mountain, 1240 meters above sea level.

Uzana  is also known as the geographical center of Bulgaria and is surrounded by the natural park ”Bulgarka”, famous with its rare animal and plant species. This small paradise site is a real discovery for nature lovers and provides excellent conditions for rest and tourism all year round.  Read more


Vratsa The city of Vratsa is located in the North-Western part of the country, in the foot of the Vratsa Balkan.

The name of the city comes from the Vratsata passage situated next to the town, which name means in Bulgarian “the door wings”.

In the past the city used to be an important craftsmen centre, as well as transport- and culture centre. Read more


TetevenTeteven is situated in the Central Balkan Mountains along the Beli Vit River 110 km away from Sofia, surrounded by beautiful peaks.

It is the starting point for many breathtaking hiking routes and offers perfect conditions for hunting and fishing.

Places to visit in Teteven: Read more