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Mountain of Stara Planina - The last hidden beauty of Europe


Western Stara Planina (Stara planina on Serbian side) movie (video, clip)
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Ecotourism is:

"Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people." (TIES, 1990)

Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel. This means that those who implement and participate in ecotourism activities should follow the following ecotourism principles: * minimize impact
* build environmental and cultural awareness and respect
* provide positive experiences for both visitors and hosts
* provide direct financial benefits for conservation
* provide financial benefits and empowerment for local people
* raise sensitivity to host countries' political, environmental, and social climate

 

The main potentionals of Stara Planina mountain are:

Potentials Ski Pistes,
Rich snoe packs for almost 5 months a year,
Stara Planina Resort base area could potentially generate accomodation for a total 22000,
Total capacity of the site runs up to 60 000 skiers per hour,
An undisturbed enviroment (with outstanding development potential),
Environmentally friendly tourist activities throughout the year,
Slopes with excellent potential for ski runs,
Stara planina is internatioan brand,
Sky Resort and lovely Villages of the Stara planina

To acquaint yourself with some basic facts about Stara Planina, we suggest the following:

 #New!!! VIDEO CLIP FROM MOUNTAIN OF STARA PLANINA - The last hidden beauty of Europe
TOURIST GUIDE THORUGH STARA PLANINA
GOOGLE EARTH – SATELLITE PICTURES OF STARA PLANINA
WEATHER FORECAST
PHOTOGRAPHS OF STARA PLANINA AND THE REGION
FORUM WITH TOPICS OF STARA PLANINA
STARA PLANINA - GEOGRAPHICAL DATA
BALKAN MOUNTAINS RANGE - GEOGRAPHICAL MAP

Stara planina range runs 560km from eastern Serbia eastward through central Bulgaria to Cape Emine on the Black Sea. The range consists of around 30 portions called mountains. Stara Planina can be divided into three sections: Western Stara Planina, Central Stara Planina and Eastern Stara Planina. Eastern Stara Planina forms the lowest part of the range.

 

 



Stara planina photo

The Balkans is the historic and geographic name used to describe southeastern Europe (see the Definitions and boundaries section below). Musala is the highest peak in Bulgaria and the entire Balkan Peninsula, standing at 2,925 m. Rila Mountain, Bulgaria The Rila is a mountain range in western Bulgaria.



Stara planina photo

Stara Planina is remarkable for its flora and fauna. The most beautiful Bulgarian mountain flower Edelweiss grows there on peak Koziata stena .



Stara Planina can be divided into three sections:

* Western Stara Planina from Vrashka Chuka at the border with Serbia to the Pass of Arabakonak with a total length of 190 km and highest peak Midzhur (2,169 m).
* Central Stara Planina from Arabakonak to the Vratnik Pass with a length of 207 km. Botev Peak (2,376 m) which is the highest in the range is located in that section.
* Eastern Stara Planina from the Vratnik Pass to Cape Emine with a length of 160 km and highest peak Balgarka (1181 m). Eastern Stara Planina forms the lowest part of the range.