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Hiking in Pirin National Park: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Hike inside one of the 10 most beautiful but not yet popular European national parks.

Located between 1008 and 2914 meters high, in the southwest of Bulgaria, this  world heritage site is a unique location for all hiking enthusiasts: diverse limestone landscapes, 70 glacial lakes, waterfalls, caves and coniferous forests. Perfect scenery to spend one or several days on a guided adventure outdoors.

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FAQs: Hiking in Pirin National Park

What should I know about Hiking Pirin National Park?

Its location and the altitude of its mountains make it a place where snow is present all year round, but in the lower sectors you will enjoy good hiking trails among forests and lakes.

Why should I choose Pirin National Park for my Hiking adventure?

Cultural interest

Located in ancient Macedonia, in the Pirin National Park we can follow the traces of the past, where many other cultures left their influence, such as the Romans, Greeks, Byzantines, Thracians, Slavs or the Bulgarians themselves.

Awesome natural scenery

The natural landscape is a tourist attraction that many travelers visit throughout the year. The highest peak is the Pirin mountain with an altitude of 2914 meters. For adventurers who want to spend several days, the park has 4 mountain huts and 8 cabins.

Flora and fauna

There are more than 1,300 species of plants, of which 15 are native and endemic. The fauna is also varied. In the group of vertebrates we can find 2 species of birds and 40 mammals. More than 2000 invertebrate species are identified and 216 are endemic.

What can I expect from the weather during my Hiking trip in Pirin National Park?

Bulgaria has a continental climate, with very strong winters and temperatures that remain below zero for long weeks. The mountainous area where the Pirin National Park is located, is more humid, although with little rain during the year.

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When is the best time to travel to Pirin National Park for Hiking?

During the hottest months, between May and September.

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