Bulgaria was honored by Mother Nature when it was given such natural Beauty. Discover the Seven Lakes of the Rila Mountains or utilize Bansko as a base to discover the Pirin Mountains. It is a little nation on the Balkan Peninsula, secured by a couple of particular mountain ranges. The Bulgarian mountains are a section of the Alpide Belt (or the Alpine - Himalayan Orogenic Belt). Their development is connected to the presence (and further breaking down) of a huge antiquated massif - the so called Macedono - Rhodope, or Macedono - Trachian Mountain Massif. These days, from morphological perspective, there are tree particular mountain regions in Bulgaria: the Macedono - Rhodope Massif, the Kraishte - Srednogorska Area and the Staroplaninska Area (Balkan Area).