With its favourable climate, 378 km long coastal sandy beach strip, over 500 mineral springs varying in chemical composition, temperature and curative possibilities, lagoon mud sources Bulgaria is extremely attractive for spa recreation and tourism. Read more
The favorable natural conditions and the healing mineral springs of Velingrad played an important role for the foundation of the city.
The name of the city comes from the woman-partisan Vela Peeva. In 1948 the city was founded from the merger of the three villages Kamenitsa, Ladzhene and Chepino. Read more