Named after a Bulgarian revolutionary who was instrumental to end of the Turkish rule in Macedonia, Sandanski is known for its dazzling spa resorts. Sandanski is surrounded by the Bistritsa River valley where the air is said to be the cleanest in Europe. The town also has the best climate in Bulgaria with its long hours of sunshine, not to mention its hot springs with temperatures ranging from 33 to 83 degrees Celsius. No wonder, Sandanski is well loved by international visitors who crave the fine summer heat, invigorating air, and relaxing atmosphere.
Once you step into Sandanski, consider yourself lucky because you can head over to the only four-star hotel in town: the Hotel Sandanski. Pamper yourself with massages, wellness treatments, hot spring baths, and other relaxing spa packages that the hotel offers to tourists.
Shopping in Sandanski as just as relaxing. Take a stroll down Macedonia Avenue, the main shopping street in Sandanski, under the shades of trees. Many art galleries can be found in Macedonia Avenue, so get your pocket ready for some fun shopping spree.
While you’re in Sandanski, don’t forget to visit the popular landmarks in the greater Sandanski area. These attractions include the breathtaking Rila Mountains, the sandstone pyramids in Melnik, and the hot springs in The Rupite volcanic crater.
For tourists who find pleasure in relaxation and sightseeing, Sandanski makes the perfect holiday getaway.