Surrounded by the alpine granite summits of Pirin Mountains, the small town of Bansko in Bulgaria is not only of the best ski resorts in the Balkans, but also an excellent summer destination! During the last few years, tourists from all over the world have been tempted by the top-notch ski conditions during the winter and the abundance of adventure activities. Even still, Bansko has managed to preserve its authentic, traditional atmosphere while still offering a huge list of things to see and do!
I have been dreaming of hiking Koncheto Ridge since my very first visit to Pirin National Park. What is known as the most challenging hiking trail in all of Bulgaria is also a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the Pirin Mountains that I immediately had to have on my bucket list! This past summer, I was finally able to cross it off. Heart-racing thrills are guaranteed for anyone up for the challenge that is Hiking Koncheto Ridge!
Planning a trip to Pirin Mountains and want to hike up to some of the most spectacular summits? Then you definitely want to add the highest peak in the Pirin Mountains – Vihren to your list! With its impressive height of 2,914 meters (9,560 feet), Vihren is also the second-highest summit in Bulgaria. Keep reading to learn everything about hiking Vihren Peak – Bulgaria’s Most Magnificent Summit!
Pirin National Park is the most adventurous and thrilling mountain range in Bulgaria. The park offers numerous hiking routes with different difficulty levels. Regardless if you are a professional climber or an amateur hiker, there is something for everyone. In this article, I am sharing a bit of information on the best trails in Pirin Mountains.
Bansko is the most popular ski resort in Bulgaria, located at the foothills of Pirin Mountain. In full honesty, Bansko has never been my favourite ski resort in Bulgaria but tempted by the numerous things to do in Bansko in summer, I love visiting for at least a few days in July or August.
If you want to plan a day trip from Sofia to an inspiring location in the middle of the truly spectacular Bulgarian mountains, you should definitely consider a visit to the Vazova Ecotrail and the majestic Skaklya Waterfall! Read my article to learn more!
Just a few weeks ago, we came back from another spectacular ski holiday in Borovets. It seems that the ski resort has completely stolen my heart as I keep going back. After four years of ski vacations, I feel like I am home when skiing in Borovets.
Do you want to go back in time and experience a more romantic way of travel? To enjoy a few hours of breathtaking mountain views? Do you want to see how locals live in some of the more remote and isolated regions of Bulgaria?
The most beautiful places are often quite remote and difficult to get to. Thе meanders of Arda River have been on my bucket list for years. I travelled hundreds of kilometres to the most faraway locations in the Rhodope Mountains and finally got to see them. Totally worth it!