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Borovets, Musala Peak
Bansko, Razlog, Dobrinishte
Velingrad, Yundola
Kostenets, Dolna Banya
Belitsa, Yakoruda, Dobarsko
Samokov, Belchin, Govedartsi
Melnik, Rozhen monastery
Sapareva banya, Panichishte, Maljovitza

Rila is the highest mountain in the Balkans peminsula with the Peak Musala (2925 m) and takes 6th in Europe. The climate is continental and transitional-Mediterranean. By Rila traced back to the biggest Bulgarian rivers: Iskar, Maritsa and Mesta. In the eastern part rises the mountain leader and 11 of the highest peaks. Here are Musala's lakes and resort Borovets.

The smallest part in a Central Rila with an alpine character, rich of glacial lake is the biggest of the Balkan peninsula: Smradlivo ezero (Stench lake). In North-west Rila is the device of the bulgarian alpinism - Maljovica (2730 m). And the lakes, that are most great to the Balkans, Seven Rila’s lakes. In Southwest Rila is the oldest Bulgarian Biosphere Reserve Parangalitsa and the great monument of Bulgarian culture - The Rila Monastery.

Pirin is a piece of paradise, combines fabulously beautiful peaks and fertile valleys, ancient history and cultural heritage, myths and legends. In 1976 created the National Park Pirin included in the UNESCO list of World Natural Heritage.

Pirin is the second highest in Bulgaria and third in the Balkan peninsula with highest peak Vihren (2914 m) is a typical mountain climate with Mediterranean influence in the valleys of Struma and Mesta. At altitudes above 2500 meters are 60 towering heels.

In the mountains there are over 150 lakes, from the snowy peaks and blue lakes traced to many rivers, tributaries of the Struma and Mesta. Pirin offers winter sports lovers of excellent trails and resorts. Bansko, Dobrinishte, Razlog carry the romance of the Renaissance era and preserved the traditional Bulgarian folk customs and crafts.




 
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