The Stob Pramids are one of the most popular tourist pyramids in Bulgaria. They are located above the village of Stob, in the western part of the Rila Mountains and the height of the pyramids is between 7 and 12 meters. Stob’s pyramids have a mushroom-like shape, as most are conical and end in a stone hat. There are several very interesting legends about the creation of the pyramids.
The Seven Lakes of Rila is a group of glacial lakes located in the Rila Mountains. They are the most visited tourist lakes in Bulgaria and are situated between 2095 and 2535 m above the sea level. They are part of the 100 National Tourist Sites and are protected by law, so we advise that you do not throw garbage and do not bathe in the lakes in order to help preserve the nature and because you can get fined. The best period to visit is in summer, but always be well equipped because the weather can change very fast at that height.
The Belogradchik Rocks are rock figures located near the city of Belogradchik and reach up to 200 m in height. They form a band 30 km long and 3 km wide. Many of the rocks have fantastic shapes and are included in interesting legends. The rocks of Belogradchik are the main tourist attraction of the region. In 2009, in a contest to select the 7 new wonders of the world, they are among the 77 finalists, of the 260 natural sites involved.
Stone Mushrooms are rock formations that are located east of the village of Beli Plast, Kardzhali and have the shape of natural mushrooms: their stones are pink and the hats are green. The height of the stumps and the width of the hats are up to 2.5 m.
It is the highest peak in the Balkans and has an altitude of 2925m. It is located in the Rila mountain and is a relatively easy peak to climb.
The Pirin National Park is located in southwestern Bulgaria and covers most of the Pirin Mountain. In 1983, the park was declared one of the most important sites in Europe and is part of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Network.
The Magura cave is located in the northwest of Bulgaria, very close to the city of Belogradchik. It is one of the largest and most beautiful caves in Bulgaria and is most visited by tourists during the summer. In one of the corridors were revealed prehistoric drawings of different eras that represent human silhouettes dancing and hunting, masked people, animals, stars, cannons and plants, carved in the rock and painted with bat guano.
The waterfall is located in the central part of the Balkan Mountains and is the highest waterfall on the Balkan Peninsula with its 124.5 meters of height. It is a good destination for enjoying mountain walks or practicing extreme sports such as alpinism and paraplanerism. The waterfall is more voluminous in the summer months, so during this period it is highly visited by tourists.
The cave “Devetashka”, located near the village of Devetaki, municipality of Lovech, is one of the largest caves in Bulgaria. In addition to the archaeological findings, the cave is also known for its diversity of inhabitants. Due to the breeding season of mammals that live there, it is completely closed for visitors in June and July.
Wonderful bridges are a natural rock phenomenon located in the karstic valley of the Erkupria River in Western Rhodopes at 1450 m above sea level.