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Organized tourist movement in Bulgaria marks 125th anniversary

One of the oldest public organizations in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Tourist Union, celebrates 125 years since its inception on August 30, 2020.  Its creators were the patriarch of Bulgarian literature Ivan Vazov and prominent writer and public figure..

30.08.20 14:03 |

Bulgaria marks 125 years of organized tourist movement

On August 27, 1895, the first club of Bulgarian tourists was established on Cherni Vrah Peak on Vitosha Mountain close to Sofia. The initiative was of  Bulgarian writer and public figure Aleko Konstantinov , the website bgtourism.bg reports. The..

27.08.20 11:39 |

Diplomats take part in Vitosha 100-kilometer race

More than 580 runners gathered for the 37th edition of the Vitosha 100-kilometer run, bgathletic.com has reported. Among the participants were representatives of 22 countries, including employees of a number of embassies in Bulgaria. The mountain..

27.07.20 09:39 |

37th edition of Vitosha 100 KM to be held this weekend

The 37 th edition of the Tour of Vitosha 100 km is to be held this weekend (on July 25 and 26). The event which is also known as Vitosha 100 KM is part of the initiative Sofia-European Capital of Sport.  More than 2,100 people have already applied..

21.07.20 15:48 |

Ultramarathoners to participate in Run Around The Clock on Vitosha Mountain

This Saturday, June 13, in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia the first ultramarathon in Bulgaria after the end of the state of emergency will be held - Run Around The Clock .  The start is at 10.00 in the village of Kladnitsa. Each participant in..

12.06.20 17:03 |
Pirin Galov during Pirin Ultra

Ultramarathon runners are already warming up for “Run around the clock” on Mount Vitosha

Sports lovers have accumulated a great deal of energy in the time since the state of emergency was introduced in Bulgaria over the Covid-19 pandemic. After the lifting of the ban on individual outdoor sports ultramarathon lovers can’t..

04.05.20 11:36 |

Vitosha Park re-opens for visitors

The Sofia Municipality announced that Vitosha Nature Park will re-open for visits on May 3 after on May 1 Bulgaria's Minister of Health lifted the ban on visiting mountains, national parks and nature parks outide cities and towns. Important..

02.05.20 18:04 |

National parks, mountains to reopen for visitors

Citizens will be able to resume visits to national parks, nature parks, mountains and similar places as  Bulgaria's Health Minister Kiril Ananiev has issued a new order today, entrusting municipal mayors and district governors throughout Bulgaria to..

01.05.20 15:34 |

"On the seventh day go neither to the café, nor the pub..."

On the last Sunday of August, Bulgarian tourists celebrate the anniversary of organized tourism in Bulgaria. It started on August 27, 1895 with climbing of Vitosha’s Cherni Vrah (2290m) by over 300 enthusiasts. Organizer of the hike back then..

25.08.19 09:30 |

11 countries participate in Vitosha International Folklore Festival

For the 23rd time, Sofia hosts the Vitosha International Folklore Festival. This year's cultural event includes musicians, dancers and singers from 11 countries, among them Mexico, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Peru, Japan, Bosnia and Herzegovina and others. The..

17.07.19 14:55 |
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