Mountains represent the beauty of Bulgaria. They include 28% of the territory
of the country. Geographic variety, diversity of plant and animal species, peaks,
valleys, rivers, lakes, pretty towns and villages are the basic strokes which
describe the unique picture of the Bulgarian mountain resorts. Established at
the end of the 19th century, they have been constantly developing and renovating.
There is a great number of hotels, chalets and holiday houses built in the mountains
all over the country. Most of them are prepared to shelter guests during the
whole year. They are supplied with modern facilities for summer and winter tourism
- marked routes, paths, shelters, chalets, ski tracks, lifts, rope-lines, etc.
More famous resort centres are: Borovec /Rila/, Pamporovo /the Rhodopes/, Bansko
/Pirin/, Vitosha, Jundola /the Rhodopes/, Tryavna, Gabrovo, Aprilci, Troyan,
Teteven /Stara Planina/.
The gråàt variety of services give an opportunity to the tourists
to choose the way they want to spend their holiday - holiday tours, excursions,
alpinism, excursions to natural and historical landmarks, winter sports. Resting
in old Bulgarian houses, situated in small mountain villages, is an unforgettable
The developed internel transport is an extra convenience for the tourists.