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  • Bayuvi Dupki Peak

    Bayuvi Dupki Peak

    25.12.2015Bayuvi Dupki Peak or Bayuva Dupka is located in the northern part of [Pirin] mountain. The peak sits at the so-called "marble summit" at an impressive 9249 ft (2820 m) above sea level. It is situated at the karst rid...
  • Momin Dvor Peak

    Momin Dvor Peak

    25.12.2015Momin Dvor Peak or Momini Dvori is a granite peak located on the main ridge in the northern part of [Pirin] mountain. Momini Dvori lies at at an altitude of 8905 ft (2715 m) and has a well-defined pyramidal shape. Mo...
  • Maluk Polezhan Peak

    Maluk Polezhan Peak

    23.12.2015Maluk Polezhan Peak is one of the high granite peaks in [Pirin] mountain, located at the highest point along the Polezhan ridge in the northern part of Pirin. It stands at 9256 ft (2822 m) above sea level and is among th...
  • Christmas Fundraiser Concert in Bansko

    Christmas Fundraiser Concert in Bansko

    23.12.2015Today, December 23rd, at 5:30 PM, Bansko will be hosting a Christmas concert under the motto "Christmas Smiles", to raise funds for an initiative organized by the municipality. The Christmas spectacle will be held at...
  • Students from Razlog Sell Christmas Decorations for Charity

    Students from Razlog Sell Christmas Decorations for Charity

    21.12.2015For the 7th consecutive year, students from Nikola Vaptsarov Elementary School in Razlog sold Christmas decorations, souvenirs and toys that they themselves made at the charity event "Dar ot Surce" (Gift from the Heart)....
  • Spano Pole Refuge

    Spano Pole Refuge

    18.12.2015Spano Pole Refuge is located in the southern part of Malko Spano Pole cirque in the northern part of [Pirin] mountain. The refuge sits at 6740 ft (2055 m) above sea level right under the southwestern slopes of Bashliiski...
  • Razlozhki Suhodol Peak

    Razlozhki Suhodol Peak

    17.12.2015Razlozhki Suhodol Peak is one of the most controversial peaks in [Pirin] mountain. It's located on the main mountain ridge between Suhodol and Kamenitishki summits and according to some its elevation is 8905 ft (2715 m),...
  • Kazana Refuge (El Tepe)

    Kazana Refuge (El Tepe)

    17.12.2015Kazana Refuge, also known to mountain climbers as El Tepe, is one of the small refuges in [Pirin] mountain. It is at an altitude of 8020 ft (2445 m) above sea level, right atop the moraine in the middle of Golyam Kazan c...
  • Vihren Hut

    Vihren Hut

    17.12.2015Vihren Hut is found in [Pirin] mountain, it was built in 1939-1941 by the Bulgarian Tourist Union of Bansko at an altitude of 6396 ft (1950 m) above sea level on the left side of the rocky shore of [Bunderitsa River]. In...
  • Tisata Nature Reserve

    Tisata Nature Reserve

    17.12.2015Tisata Nature Reserve was founded in 1949 under the ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, originally under the name Tisova Burchina. In 1977, the reserve's territory was expanded and it was renamed Tisat...
  • Kamenititsa Peak

    Kamenititsa Peak

    17.12.2015Kamenititsa Peak is located along the main mountain ridge between Kamenitishki Prevaland and Suhodol Preval. Its exact elevation is unclear, due to its proximity to [Razlog Suhodol peak]. On some of the older tourist...
  • Kremenski Lakes

    Kremenski Lakes

    17.12.2015The Kremenski Lakes are a group of 9 water bodies in [Pirin] mountain. The Kremenski Lakes are situated in the Kremenski cirque, a narrow, yet incredibly well defined Pirin cirque. The Kremenski cirque is surrounded b...
  • Malina Hut

    Malina Hut

    17.12.2015Malina Hut is located in Dolen Kaluger in Central [Pirin]. The structure lies at the foot of Boikov Vruh, 5490 ft (1674 m) above sea level. Malina is a large 2-story building. For fans of mountain tourism, it has 68 b...
  • Koncheto Refuge

    Koncheto Refuge

    16.12.2015Koncheto Refuge is a mountain climbing refuge in [Pirin] mountain. The refuge is located under [Bayuvi Dupki Peak] (9249 ft (2820 m)) and sits at 9052 ft (2760 m) above sea level. The refuge is about 1640 ft (500 m) sout...
  • Kaimakchal Peak (Izvorets)

    Kaimakchal Peak (Izvorets)

    16.12.2015Kaimakchal Peak or Izvorets, is found on the northern part of [Pirin] mountain, at the Polejansko side ridge. The peak has an altitude of 8439 ft (2573 m) and is composed of granite. Four of the cirques of the Poleja...
  • Popovo Lake

    Popovo Lake

    16.12.2015[Pirin] is among the most beautiful of Bulgarian mountains. Its raw beauty has won the hearts of not only passionate mountaineers but also regular tourists. Its inaccessible slopes and breathtaking views are a tempting c...
  • St. Theodore Tiron and Theodore Stratelates - Dobarsko

    St. Theodore Tiron and Theodore Stratelates - Dobarsko

    16.12.2015The church of St. Theodore Tiron and Theodore Stratelates, located in the village of Dobarsko, Razlog municipality, was built as a triple nave basilica from stone and mortar in 1614 by proactive and wealthy Dobarsko resi...
  • Metoha, Bansko

    Metoha, Bansko

    16.12.2015The exposition in Metoha, Bansko has been on permanent display since 1986, divided into 3 parts, with the icon room containing only originals painted by iconographers from the Bansko school. Metoha was once part of t...
  • Bansko Wins Prize for Best Festival Destination

    Bansko Wins Prize for Best Festival Destination

    11.12.2015The municipality of Bansko has earned the prestigious award for the best festival [destination] at an official ceremony in Sofia. Tourism representatives in [Bulgaria], [Romania], [Serbia] and [Italy] all fought for the ...
  • It's Too Early to Ski in Bansko

    It's Too Early to Ski in Bansko

    04.12.2015The weather has shocked winter sports fans for yet another year in a row. The unusually warm weather does not yet allow for good [ski] conditions in Bansko. But because of popular demand, the ski center has announ...