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Vitosha Mountain, Sofia
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Ski and hike at Vitosha Mountain, the oldest nature park in the Balkans. The mountain offers huge skiing areas and schools for all levels. The 1930s' meteorological station at the top serves as a shelter for hikers. At a biosphere preserve called the Golden Bridges, a ribbon of huge rocks runs down the mountainside in a "stone river." The mountain is easily accessible via bus lines and a funicular. Note that the weather is very changeable. The hotels have low prices but limited facilities. Add Vitosha Mountain and other attractions to your Sofia trip itinerary using our Sofia tour planner.
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  • Bulgaria has many mountains but only this one is so close to the city. It' s absolutely gorgeous, great views, great walks, lots of place to see. Don't miss going to the river made from stones-it is s...  more »
  • We booked a taxi who took us to the Golden Bridge and the Vitosha hotel. He took us up the mountain, waited with us and then took us back to our hotel. It was so much easier than public transport and ...  more »
  • Summer or winter, this is a great location to go! It doesn't matter if you prefer trekking, winter sports or just a walk, this location and its stunning views won't disappoint!