Spa - Sandanski
The town of Sandanski is situated in the hollow of Sandanski and Petrich, at the foot of Pirin Mountain. The resort is at almost equal distance from Sofia and Thessalonike, as it is an important centre along the international highway Е 79 and the railway along the road-bed of Sofia - Kulata - Thessalonike.
The town rises in tiers on the end south-west sides of Pirin Mountain, along the lower stream of Sandanska Bistritsa River. The combination of favourable nature data and the wealth of mineral springs of different thermality (there are over 80 springs at temperature of 42-81°С located in the region of the Municipality of Sandanski), low mineralization, rich chemical composition, which cure a great number of diseases and provide opportunities for bathing in the open throughout the year, have made the place suitable for the settlement of people here ever since the remote past. The first settlement was established as early as the time of the Troy War. There are records that until the 6th century it became a large city and one of the first Christian episcopal centres in Bulgaria, as it had the name of Saint Vrach ever since. In the year of 1947 the town was renamed to Sandanski.
Today, Sandanski is known as the warmest Bulgarian town where the sun shining countinues for more than 2 450 hours creating conditions for sunny and airy procedures throughout the year. The air here is extremely fresh, of low specific humidity (66%), with an average year temperature of \ +14,70oС, of light twenty-four-hour and seasonal temperature amplitudes. Winter here is open and warm, as the snow and mists are rare phenomena.
Nowadays, Sandanski is an established climatic and balneological resort of national and international significance for its unique climatic characteristics and curative qualities of the waters. It is also famous for the best natural public health station for bronchial asthma in Europe. Sanatoriums and balneological public health stations, modern hotels and SPA centres, open-air and covered pools with thermal waters, bewitching nature and crystal air, historical and natural sights, specialized programmes for ecotourism are only a part of the possibilities for complete recreation and attractive tourism offered today by the resort town.
Discover Bulgaria
This tour presents the highlights of the Bulgarian culture and historical heritage: the famous golden treasures of the Thracians, the unique frescos and icons of Bulgarian monasteries, picturesque Rivaval towns and wonderful landscapes.
Monastery Tour
Seculed ath the foot of the mountain or perched on the hills, but always amidst vivid scenery have been a genuine treasury of Bulgarian spirit.Fantastic mural paintings and frescoes made by the hand of familiar or unknown icon painters cover the interior of the churches.
Three Mountains
Bulgarian landscape is fascinatingly diverse-low and high mountains,valleys and meadows, beaches and bays.Enjoy the the charming of the Bulgarian towns, still preserving the atmosphere of National Revival period –a unique combination of a legendary history and and fascinating present
Daily tour Koprivshtitsa
One of the most charming small Bulgarian towns-a museum of Bulgarian Renaissance architecture.Every street and house tells about the heroic past of this ancient town.A unique collection of ethnographic treasures,Revival works of art and embroidery has also been preserved.
Daily tour Rila Monastery
The holy ground for all Bulgarians.It is a symbol of their national identity and dignity.Visitors are impressed by the the pure harmonious line of the buildings, the exquisite colonnades and arches.
Daily tour Sofia
Sofia is one of the oldest cities in Europe, with thousand of years of history and monuments from different civilizations.Sofia celebrates on September 17 , as this is the day of its patron-saints Viara(Faith), Nadezhda(Hope), Lyubov(Love) and their mother Sofia which in Greek means “wisdom”
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