Spa town in Bulgaria
Picturesque situated on both banks of the river Devinska in the western chain of Rhodope Mountains, Devin is famous for its pleasant climate and water or springs. Located 196 km from Sofia and 40 km from Smolyan, the city is also very close to Pamporovo ski resort.
Devin is known as the best spa in the Rodopi mountains. Mineralized water here is a low proportion, fluorite, with a great taste. Along with the excellent recreational and treatment can include, besides the natural beauty and fresh air of the mountains.
The city has existed as a sanctuary since the Thracian times. More information about fingerprints on the history of this region can find the Museum of History in Devin. An interesting place to visit is the medieval necropolis of sec. XIII-XIV, found in the city center.
Devin spa is renowned worldwide. The climate here is very mild, with a large number of sunny days, very mild winters, cool summers, with fresh air.
A modern sanatorium and spa with mineral pool, outdoor pool, were built for tourists. Devin mineral water, bottled in the city, is most often used for consumption in Bulgaria, is ecologically pure. Bedenski mineral baths are located only 10 km from Devin and Mihalkovo village, with significant resources carbocazoasa water, is 20 km from the spa. One of the highlights of this village is Shiroka Laka, an outdoor museum with 60 traditional houses of the Bulgarian Renaissance period, representing specific traditions and customs of the inhabitants of the Rhodope Mountains.