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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  • 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 »
  • Bulgaria is famous with its nature. Rila National Park confirms that sentence. I have been several times hiking there and every route is breathtaking. One must spend as much time as they can in nature...  more »
  • Rila mountain presents to its visitors some of the most beautiful views of Bulgarian nature. It's perfect for nature- and hikinglovers. To go to the Seven Rila lakes: 3 options: 1-climbing (of course,...  more »

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