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Relax in one of Bulgaria's many mineral water spas.
Quaint Bansko ( is the newest ski area, set in a historical town at the foot of the Pirin Mountains; Pamporovo ( in the Rhodopi range, is Europe's southernmost ski resort; and Borovets ( in the Rila Mountains, is Bulgaria's oldest and largest mountain resort.Discover the Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Turkish architectural styles of the capital, Sofia, boasting museums, churches, art galleries and opera houses.The stunning gold-leaf domed Nevski Memorial Church is the most famous sight, with the sixth-century St Sofia and the Museum of archaeology nearby.The steep rocks of the Pirin, Rhodope, Rila and Stara Planina are popular with expert climbers, and there are numerous caves and spectacular rock formations, many with ancient cave paintings.Bulgaria has 35,000km (21,749 miles) of waymarked paths and one- or two-week trips through the wild mountains can be arranged.Fire has destroyed most of the early 10th-century architecture, and the present buildings date from the 19th century, with the exception of the 14th-century Khrelio's Tower.
Located in the territory of the ancient city Odessos, the magnificent roman baths in Varna are a relic of Roman legacy in Bulgaria.
Batchkovo lies within the area known in ancient times as Thrace, and many items of archaeological interest have been discovered, including wonderful gold Thracian objects.
Explore the age-old town of Belogradchik, nestled in the foothills of the Balkan Mountains in northwest Bulgaria.
The main attractions include the Belogradchik fortress, the ancient Magura Cave on Rabisha Lake, and the Belogradchik Rocks, a wondrous expanse of bizarrely shaped, colourful rock formations, named a Natural Landmark by the Bulgarian government.
Organised mountaineering and climbing trips can be arranged in the areas of Vratsa, Veliko Tarnovo, Trojan, Maliovitza and Roussenski Lom.
UNESCO wonders Discover Bulgaria's nine UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites, including the perfectly preserved fourth-century murals in the Thracian Kazanluk Tomb, the Sveshtari Tomb near Razgrad, the 13th-century Boyana Church on the outskirts of Sofia, and the Ivanovo Rock Monasteries near Rouss Bulgaria has over 370km (232 miles) of glorious coastline with sandy beaches.