The scary road to Trigrad Gorge and Devil’s Throat Cave, an entrance to the underworld

Located in the Smolyan Province of Bulgaria, the road through Trigrad Gorge leading to Devil’s Throat Cave is stunning. Oncoming traffic is a nightmare.

Driving through Buynovo Gorge, a Bulgarian balcony road

Buynovo Gorge is a very scenic limestone canyon located in the Smoljan Province of Bulgaria. The road through the gorge is pretty challenging yet scenic.

A paved mountain road to Shipka Pass in Bulgaria

Shipka Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.190m (3,904ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Stara Zagora and Gabrovo provinces of Bulgaria. The pass was the site of many historic battles.

A sensational road to Beklemeto Pass in the Balkan Mountains

Beklemeto Pass, is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.525m (5,003ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Lovech and Plovdiv provinces of Bulgaria.

The Ultimate Road Trip to Petrohan Pass in the Balkan Mountains

Petrohan Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.407m (4,616ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Montana and Sofia provinces, in Bulgaria.

Botev Peak is the highest road of the Balkan Mountains

Botev Peak is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.376m (7,795ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Lovec and Plovdiv provinces, in central-southern Bulgaria. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

A paved road to Belmeken Reservoir in Bulgaria

Belmeken is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 1.932m (6,338ft) above the sea level, located in the Rila mountain range, in southwestern Bulgaria.

Kalin Reservoir, one of the highest mountain roads of Bulgaria

Kalin Reservoir is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 2.398m (7,867ft) above the sea level, located in Kyustendil Province, southwestern Bulgaria. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Road trip guide: Conquering Golyam Perelik

Mount Perelik is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.180m (7,152ft) above the sea level, located in Smolyan Province, in Southern-central Bulgaria, near the border with Greece.

Highest roads of Bulgaria

Located in southeastern Europe, Bulgaria is a country bordered by five countries: Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece and Turkey. It has some major mountain ranges, as Rila, Pirin and the Balkan Mountains.

A Driving Guide to the Goljam Medarnik

Goljam Medarnik is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.541m (8,336ft) above the sea level, located in the Rila Mountains of Sofia Province, in Bulgaria. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

A paved road to Pass of the Republic

Pass of the Republic is a mountain pass at an elevation of 700m (2,297ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Stara Zagora and Veliko Tarnovo provinces, in central Bulgaria.

Varbitsa Pass, a classic road trip

Varbitsa Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 900m (2,953ft) above the sea level, located in the Balkan Mountains in Bulgaria.

A memorable road trip to Vratnik Pass in the Balkan Mountains

Vratnik Pass (Door pass) is a mountain pass at an elevation of 921m (3,021ft) above the sea level, located in the Sliven Province of Bulgaria.

A memorable road trip to Vihren Chalet

Vihren Chalet is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 1.981m (6,499ft) above the sea level, located in southwestern Bulgaria.

A concrete road to Karagyol Reservoir

Karagyol Reservoir is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 2.359m (7,739ft) above the sea level, located in Kyustendil Province, southwestern Bulgaria. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

The breathtaking road to Dzhanka Saddle

Dzhanka Saddle is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.346m (7,696ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary between Sofia and Blagoevgrad provinces in Bulgaria. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

The breathtaking drive from Shanovo to Kolena

Set high in Stara Zagora Province in the historical region of Thrace of Bulgaria, the mountain road from Shanovo to Kolena is not for the faint of heart.

Driving the wild road to Ruen Peak

Ruen Peak is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.246m (7,368ft) above the sea level, located on the border of southwestern Bulgaria and northeastern Republic of North Macedonia.

Radomir

Radomir is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.031m (6,663ft) above the sea level, located on the Bulgarian–Greek border.

Todorka

Todorka is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.534m (8,313ft) above the sea level, located in Blagoevgrad Province, also known as Pirin Macedonia, a province of southwestern Bulgaria. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Bulgaria has the EU’s deadliest roads

The Road death rate in Bulgaria was the highest in the EU in 2016, according to figures released by the European Commission.

Musalenski Ezera

Musalenski Ezera is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.399m (7,870ft) above the sea level, located in Sofia Province in southwestern Bulgaria, within the Borovets mountain resort. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Bezbog Lake

Bezbog is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.242m (7,355ft) above the sea level, located in Blagoevgrad Province, also known as Pirin Macedonia, a province of southwestern Bulgaria.

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