Welcome to Vitosha Nature Park


As well as being a popular ski resort in winter, the nature park is popular with hikers, picnickers and sightseers on summer weekends, and receives around 1.5 million visitors a year. There are dozens of clearly marked hiking trails, a few hotels, cafes and restaurants and numerous huts and chalets. Other draws include a centuries-old monastery in the hills above the suburb of Dragalevtsi and a fascinating 'stone river' at Zlatnite Mostove.


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Vitosha Mountain and Pancharevo Lake Private Day Trip from Sofia

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia, Sofia RegionThe tour starts with a pick up from any location in Sofia.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Pancharevo Lake, Sofia, Sofia RegionAround the lake, you can simply walk and enjoy the beautiful nature, away from the noise of the big city. There you can walk and submerge in the beautiful nature, an hour or so and you will be completely restored both physically and emotionally. Around the lake, there are hiking trails, several park areas with coffee shops and restaurants. What you may just opt for is a lunch at a restaurant overlooking the magnificent lake. All restaurants offer cozy atmosphere and delicious Bulgarian dishes – grilled meat, homemade potatoes, fresh salads, fried fish and cold beer.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Vitosha Mountain, Sofia, Sofia RegionIn the afternoon you will head to Vitosha which is the first park in Bulgaria and on the Balkan Peninsula. The territory of the mountain includes Vitosha nature park that encompasses the best known and most frequently visited parts. The foothills of Vitosha shelter resort quarters of Sofia and Knyazhevo quarter which has mineral springs. There are so many paths from which you can choose to hike that are ever so pictures and unforgettable. Not only that, you will have the chance to see Sofia from above as well. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Sofia, Vitosha Mountain: Private Tour, Hike, Breakfast, Museum

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia, Sofia RegionThe tour starts with a pick up from any location in Sofia.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Vitosha Mountain, Sofia, Sofia RegionA professional guide will take you from your hotel to the Vitosha Mountain where your hiking tour will start. Vitosha is the first park in Bulgaria and on the Balkan Peninsula. The territory of the mountain includes Vitosha nature park that encompasses the best known and most frequently visited parts with a variety of pictures hiking routs. Not only that, but you will also have the chance to see Sofia from above and try a traditional Bulgarian breakfast. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Boyana Church, Sofia, Sofia RegionAfter enjoying the beautiful nature you will head back to Sofia and learn more about the ancient and historical spots. The first stop will be at Boyana church. It is a medieval Bulgarian Orthodox church situated in the outskirts of Sofia. In 1979, the building was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: National Museum of History, Sofia, Sofia RegionLast, but not least, is a stop at the National History Museum. The National Historical Museum in Sofia is Bulgaria's largest museum. It was founded on 5 May 1973. A new representative exhibition was opened in the building of the Court of Justice on 2 March 1984, to commemorate the 13th centenary of the Bulgarian state. The museum was moved in 2000 to the former primary residence of the dictator and last communist leader Todor Zhivkov at Boyana, and currently contains over 650,000 objects connected to archaeology, fine arts, history and ethnography, although only 10% of them are permanently exhibited.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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