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Best trails in Bulgaria

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Ready to check out the best trails in Bulgaria? AllTrails has 35 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 15 moderate trails in Bulgaria ranging from 1 to 31.5 miles and from 636 to 8,392 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Bulgaria
Top trails (35)
#1 - Seven Rila Lakes
Sapareva Banya, Kyustendil, Bulgaria
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 42 m
Seven Rila Lakes is a 6.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Sapareva Banya, Kyustendil, Bulgaria that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, trShow more
#2 - Malyovza
Rila National Park
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Length: 16.7 mi • Est. 11 h 17 m
Malyovza is a 16.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Sapareva Banya, Kyustendil, Bulgaria that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#3 - Black Peak
Vitosha Nature Park
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 5 h 58 m
Black Peak is a 9.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trShow more
#4 - Rila Mountain Trail
Samokov, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Length: 46 mi • Est. Multi-day
Hike the highest Bulgarian Peak and take the best trail in Rila ending at the 7 Rila Lakes. Rila Mountain is the highest mountain in Bulgaria and Musala peak its highest peak at 2925m altitude. It iShow more
#5 - Vihren Peak
Bansko, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
NOTE: The road leading to Vikhren hut is closed from 9am until 4 pm. If you arrive before or after hours, you will have to add 2km walk to join the hut. Show more
#6 - TransRhodopi
Борино, Смолян, Bulgaria
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Length: 183.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
The TransRhodope is a long distance mountain biking trail, a mainly off-road route along the Rhodope mountains in Bulgaria. It travels along mountain roads, forest paths and small country roads. The Show more
#7 - TransRhodopi: Trigrad - Mugla - Pamporovo
Борино, Смолян, Bulgaria
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Length: 24.8 mi
This is Day 1-2 of the TransRhodope. This trail is a long-distance mountain biking trail, a mainly off-road route along the Rhodope mountains in Bulgaria. It travels along mountain roads, forest pathShow more
#8 - Pravite Kamani (The Upright Rocks)
Sredna Gora
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Pravite Kamani (The Upright Rocks) is a 4.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Брезово, Plovdiv, Bulgaria that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number Show more
#9 - Okoto Lake
Bansko, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 38 m
Okoto Lake is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Bansko, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips.Show more
#10 - Boyana Waterfalls
Vitosha Nature Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
Boyana Waterfalls is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and natuShow more
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