The country's second highest mountain, highest peak Vihren (2,914 in),
176 mountain lakes and about 100 varieties of rare plants, including
the edelweiss and the famous Baikousheva fir, almost 1,300 years old.
Location of the well-known climatic and spa resort of Sandanski and
the latest Bulgarian ski center Bansko.
Rugged snow-capped peaks and soft green slopes, cool forests carrying
the aroma of herbs and wild fruit, quick-flowing rivers and crystal-clear
blue lakes, mineral springs and bioreserves, rare plants and game, large
climatic and ski resorts and small picturesque villages with living
traditions and folklore - every Bulgarian mountain has its own characteristic
appearance, fascination and beautiful name.