The sculpted slopes of Vitosha Mountain are one of the most iconic tourist sites in Sofia and a rich source of holiday activities. As well as providing unbeatable views of Sofia, Vitosha Mountain is a must for snow sport and mountaineering enthusiasts.
Tourists wishing to experience the natural beauty of the area should stay at a well-connected hotel in Sofia. The stylish Raidsson Blu Grand Hotel, Sofia allows guests to travel easily throughout the capital and visit attractions on the city outskirts such as world-famous Boyana Church on Vitosha Mountain.
What to do on Vitosha Mountain
The walking trails of Vitosha Mountain are some of the most popular routes for tourists to Sofia to explore. The peaks may be located just a few miles from the bustling streets of Vitosha Boulevard but the mountain is home to the oldest national park in the Balkans. Here tourists can experience the invigorating beauty of Vitosha Mountain's rich forests and wildlife as well as the spectacular views of Sofia.
Vitosha Mountain is also a popular destination with skiers and snowboarders visiting Sofia. Snow cover lasts for an average of 150 days a year, providing winter sports fans with an array of challenging runs across the mountain's four ranges.
Finding a hotel in Sofia
The Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Sofia is the ideal base for tourists looking for city centre comfort before escaping to experience some stimulating snow sports. Guests can relax in the hotel after spending a day on Vitosha Mountain or enjoy a fantastic meal at the Zig Zag Brasserie & Bar.