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Mountain Biking in Bulgaria: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Discover the stunning beauty of Bulgaria’s scenic mountain landscapes by bike!

From the Rhodope Mountains to Central Bulgarian National Park, there are plenty of incredible mountain biking opportunities waiting to be taken. Whether you have a day off after a work trip or a whole week free, Bulgaria has the perfect mountain biking experience for you! Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Biking trips in Bulgaria. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Mountain Biking in Bulgaria

What should I know about Mountain Biking Bulgaria?

Situated in the southeastern corner of Europe, Bulgaria is home to mountains, meadows, forests and a sandy coastline, making it the perfect place for a mountain biking adventure.

Among the most popular spots in the country to head is the Rhodope Mountains. Sitting in the south of the country, most guides recommend spending at least a few days here, exploring the mountain villages and checking out various trials.

Due to the mountains’ close proximity to Greece, some guides offer the opportunity to cycle all the way down to the Aegean Sea from Bulgaria.

Another popular spot for mountain bikers is at Sredna Gora, near Central Balkan National Park. Guides recommend spending at least one weekend here to visit some of the area’s unique cultural and geologic sites. Such as the Thracian Temple Complex and natural hot springs.

Why should I choose Bulgaria for my Mountain Biking adventure?

Stunning scenery

Boasting thick forests and rugged, green mountains as well as sandy beaches, Bulgaria is home to plenty of incredible scenery. One of the best ways to get out of doors and enjoy as much of it as you can is to head out on a mountain biking adventure.

Bike through Bansko

Situated right next to Pirin National Park, Bansko is most famous as a ski resort town. However, once the snow has melted ski touring slopes transform into mountain biking trails. From the city itself, there are six main trails leading into the mountains, which each boast varying difficulties and incredible views.

Get off the beaten path

The incredible array of mountain biking opportunities and stunning scenery readily available across Bulgaria are not widely known. That means fewer crowds and more wilderness to explore on your own. Take advantage of fewer people to get some much-needed solitude and do some unimpeded exploring.

What can I expect from the weather in Bulgaria?

During the summer, average daily temperatures range from 20 ºC to 25 ºC (68 ºF to 77 ºF) in Bulgaria. Summer is also the most frequent season for rain, with an average of 220 millimeters (8.7 inches) falling each month.

How can I get to Bulgaria?

Any mountain biking trip to likely begins with a flight into the Sofia International Airport (SOF). Many guides will meet you here and provide transport to the start of the trip, but if not, it is also fairly simple to rent a car and drive.

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What currency is accepted in Bulgaria?

Lev (BGN)

What’s the high season for Mountain Biking in Bulgaria?

June to October

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