Trigrad Gorge-Devil’s Throat Cave

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.

Golyam Perelik

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.

Dzhanka Saddle

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.

Buynovo Gorge

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.

Highest roads of Bulgaria

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.

Shanovo-Kolena Road

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.

Shipka Pass

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.

Goljam Medarnik

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.

Radomir

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.

Beklemeto Pass-Troyan Pass

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.

Pass of the Republic

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.

Ruen Peak

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.

Petrohan Pass

A paved road to the summit of Petrohan Pass in Bulgaria

Petrohan Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.444m (4,738ft) above the sea level, located in in Montana Province, Northwestern Bulgaria.

Varbitsa Pass

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.

Bulgaria has the EU’s deadliest roads

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.

Botev Peak

Botev Peak, 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.

Vratnik Pass

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.

Todorka

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.

Belmeken Dam

A paved road to the Belmeken Reservoir in Bulgaria

The 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.

Vihren Chalet

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.

Musalenski ezera

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.

Kalin Reservoir

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.

Karagyol Reservoir

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.

Bezbog lake

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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