Blagoevgrad is situated in the valley of  the Struma River, located between the mountains Rila and Vlahina and  it is very close to Pirin Mountain. Thanks to the many mountain forests around,  Blagoevgrad is one of the cities in Bulgaria with the cleanest air.

Sights  of the town:
- Renaissance neighborhood  Varosha

- Historical Museum
- Bachinovo Park
-Museum of Georgi  Izmirliev-Makedoncheto
- Opera Blagoevgrad
-Artificial lake with pedal boats  

Attractions in the area:
- Rila Monastery
-Helmet Of village Pletena
-Stobski Pyramids
- Monastery  "St. Dimitar"
- Skakavishki waterfall - the third largest waterfall in Bulgaria


Ski zone  KARTALA is perfect for beginner and advanced skiers and snowboarders from December to April . The resort offers ski and snowboard school for individual or group trainings, equipment for rent and the full regular equipment (skis, sticks, boots) and ski wardrobe for personal skis.