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The Spirit of Pirin

Sofia – Bansko

The route can be completed within 2 days. It is intended for an automobile or bus transport. Accommodation is performed in the town of Bansko. The following sites can be visited in the town: the church “St. Trinity”, the museum “Neofit Rilski”, the Velyanova House, the museum “Nikola Vaptsarov”, the permanent icon exposition “Bansko Art Exposition”. The following sites can be visited within one day from the town: the church “St. Teodor Tiron and St. Teodor Stratilat”, Kovachevitsa, Leshten, Dolen, the National Park Pirin (UNESCO). The starting point of the route can also be: Borovets, Pamporovo, the city of Plovdiv, Semkovo or the town of Velingrad.


Sofia

Sofia is Bulgaria’s capital and its largest city. Founded thousands of years ago, today the city continues to develop as the country’s cultural and economic center. At present, the city has a population of 1,250,000. Sofia is located in the western part of the country, on The Sofia Plain and on the lower slopes of Mount Vitosha. The city’s average altitude is 550 meters above sea ...

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Bansko

One of the largest winter resorts of Bulgaria is situated on 925 meters above the sea level at the foot of the Pirin mountain – at a distance of 150 km from Sofia and 96 km from Blagoevgrad. Over the years, Bansko gradually established itself as one of the leading winter ski resorts in the country and the region, which attracts many Bulgarian and foreign tourists. Without a doubt, ...

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