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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice for trekking from all sides. 50 minutes drive to Aleko lodge. Skiing at Konjarnika and Vitoshko lale. Climbing at Kominite or Reznjovete.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Miro1965
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This mountain is facing a lake which u have to hike to in the winter ! The hike is worth it once ur at the highest point definitely a must in Bulgaria!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SMR141987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice break-away from the city. very near to the city. nice cable car and great views and optional walking trails for a nice day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Neri L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Boyana so getting to the bottom of the hike up the mountain was handy (I assume a different route to many who talk about driving up it/cable cars etc). And the walk was beautiful as you zig-zag up the mountain route...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Oakandco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great weekend hike up the Vitosha to the summit Black Peak at around 2300m high. We took the metro to Vitosha Station, walk through the mall, Paradise Centre. From the bus stop in front of Cherni Vrah Street (Bus Stop number: 2756), take a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gtchuan
Reviewed 4 November 2018

If you like to get away from the city, Vitosha Mountain is a great opportunity. Good for hiking and skiing. Has the occasional spot for a tea and some simple food.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joeribt
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

There is an old abandoned chair lift that you can park and walk out to see a fabulous view of the city. It is a beautiful drive up the mountain but evidently on weekends no cars are allowed....only public transit. Worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lesliebauman
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

It was sooo nice! If you are in Sofia and have time - must do - climb Cherni brag. The path is not difficult you can even do it with bike! The view over Sofia is amazing and refreshing

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 917eleonoram
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Phenominal views and great walks in the forest. Good Idea to have adequate footware and cothing in the winter

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank lesliedonaldp
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

A lot of capitals in the world has ski opportunities in 15-20 minutes from the center of the city. You can get there with the Simeonovo lift, or by car. The nature park is one of the most beautiful in Bulgaria, not only in winter,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank jankoh801
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7 December 2018|
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Response from 992m_d_lind | Reviewed this property |
I don t know how much time - an average of 2-3 hours. Yes, there is a hut in the mountain, I forgot de name, but it should be easy to find it on google. Also, you can get there by car, is not that deep in the mountain, the... More
Lucie K
27 May 2018|
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Response from SMR141987 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Lucie, When I visited this month the cable cars were not working due to the heavy snow , but I believe they operate byxend of Feb
15 May 2018|
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Response from K4083SU_ | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, but the lifts are now working only on the weekends and on holidays.