Rila National Park, Rila

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#3 of 56 in Nature in Bulgaria
Visit Bulgaria's largest national park, Rila National Park, filled with meandering rivers, rolling mountains, and rich wildlife. Nestled on the highest mountain range of the Balkans, the park covers 81,046 hectares (200,269 acres) and reaches heights of 3,000 m (9,800 ft). Spend time hiking through landscape and observing some of the 172 animal species, including bears and abundant predatory birds. Alternatively, join guided nature activities like horseback riding, camping, and skiing. At certain parts of the park, you can visit mountains and forests during the daytime and dress up to experience Bulgaria's vibrant nightlife in the evenings. With our online itinerary creator, Rila attractions like Rila National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Because we've already booked a guild tour for a long time, the weather that day was really worst. It's foggy, rainy and cold unlike the downtown, It was super cold (Actually, the weather on the mounta...  more »
  • Beautiful peaks and valleys. Alternately in terms of afforestation. Many lakes (when we were there covered with ice and snow). Fine park to spend a week in walking. Fixed one more time to it in the summer.
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  • We were fortunate to visit out of season-was lovely and quiet, very well marked routes but much colder than what we expected:) It is a beautiful hike, enjoyed the ski lifts and will certainly do it ag...  more »
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