Bansko is the most modern resort in Bulgaria, enjoying the best ski center in Central and Eastern Europe.
The town of Bansko is situated nearby the river Glazane (tributary of Mesta River) in north-eastern foot of Pirin, right bellow the highest and most beautiful part of the mountain. City name comes from the old Bulgarian word "ban" meaning "master." It is located 160 km from Sofia and only 6 kilometers from Razlog. Thanks to the excellent ski facilities combined with the unique architecture of the town, Bansko has turned into one of the favorite destinations for skiing and snowboard.
Razlog (Bulgaria: Razlog) is a town and ski resort in Razlog municipality, at the foot of Rila, Blagoevgrad district in south-western Bulgaria, 7 km away from Bansko, Sofia: 170 km (south), away from Plovdiv : 148 km.
It is located in Razlog Valley and was first mentioned during the reign of Byzantine emperor Basil II.
Dobrinişte we get is a city in Bansko, Blagoevgrad region, Bulgaria. It is a well known spa (17 springs with temperatures between 30 and 43 ° C) and winter sports, located 6 km east of Bansko, in the foothills of Pirin, Rila and Rhodope. Location is the end of a line of narrow gauge railway that connects the village Septemvri. Length of ski slopes is 7 km.
Banya is a picturesque resort located in Bulgaria, between Karlovo and Hisarya, on the way to Plovdiv.
Sandanski is situated 190 meters above sea level, south-west of Pirin mountain ridge, on both sides of the river Bistrita Sandanska. The city is located 166 km away from Sofia and 74 km from Blagoevgrad.
It covers an area of 26,867 km ² and has a population of 26,882 inhabitants (census 01/01/2007).
Here is the famous resort in Bulgaria, well known for the curative powers of its mineral springs.
Without exaggeration the climate here can be described as unique. Throughout the year, air temperatures are higher than anywhere else in the country.
Blagoevgrad is а city in southwestern Bulgaria, the administrative centre of Blagoevgrad Municipality and of Blagoevgrad Province. It lies on the banks of the Blagoevgradska Bistritsa River.
Kyustendil is a town in the far west of Bulgaria, and the capital of the Kyustendil Province. The town is situated in the southern part of the Kyustendil Valley, near the borders of Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia; 90 km southwest of Sofia, 130 km northeast of Skopje and 243 km north of Thessaloniki. During the Iron Age, a Thracian settlement was located within the town, later known as Roman Pautalia in the 1st century AD. In the Middle Ages, the town switched hands between the Byzantine Empire, Bulgaria and Serbia, prior to Ottoman annexation in 1395. The town was liberated in 1878 from the Ottoman empire. It is named after Konstantin Dragaš, a 14th-century regional lord.
The smallest town in Bulgaria (208 residents), Melnik, is nested in the south slopes of Pirin, among sand pyramids with queer forms. It is situated in the Sandanski Municipality, Blagoevgrad county, 175 km north from Sofia, and it is only 30 km from the borderline with Greece. The finds from the antiquity discovered upon the archaeological diggings testify for its centuries-old history.
Ognyanovo is a resort village with thermal mineral water springs in Garmen Municipality, in Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria.