Rila National Park in Bulgaria

One of the European countries that more tourism is gaining every year is Bulgaria , thanks in part to the great offer they have in adventure and rural tourism, two of the types of tourism that have gained the most followers in recent years thanks to the need that many people have to live several adventures on their vacations instead of dedicating themselves only to rest.

In Bulgaria there are great paradises that you cannot miss, such as the Rila National Park , one of the great wonders of the country and where you can see plants and animals of different species. There you can enjoy animal and plant species of great beauty, as well as spectacular mountain views, and that is that Bulgaria is 30% mountainous massifs.

This Natural Park is located in the southwest of the so-called Rila Mountains , and there you can also find the historic Rila Monastery, as well as various routes specifically designed to practice various activities such as mountaineering, hiking or trekking. If you go in winter you can also practice skiing as there are several slopes.

One of the most beautiful places you can find in Rila National Park is the Skakavitsa waterfall , which has a 70-meter drop and is the highest in the country. Among the many mountains of Rila you can find the highest peak, composed of 18 peaks and 12 of them above 2,700 meters, including Musala, Yastrebets, Irecheck or Mancho.

The Musala Lakes are also very noteworthy, which extend throughout the part of the mountains at different heights, such as the one in the Balkans (the highest at 2,709 meters) or the one known as the Frozen Lake and which is one of the most beautiful of the entire park.