Velingrad has been recognized as one of the most popular SPA and balneology resorts in this country. Nested in the heart of the Rhodope Mountains at an altitude of 750 m, the town is blessed with mild winter and pleasantly warm summer. The average annual temperature is 10°С with an average for July just 19°С - the perfect place to escape from the suffocating city heat.
Statistics show that this is the Bulgarian town with the largest number of clear sunny days in the year – approximately 2000 hours of sunshine. The vast pine forests have their healing impact on the air here, which is an added bonus. However, the most prominent advantage of this amazing town is the number of thermal springs – a total of 70 springs with an overall capacity of 4000 l/minute. This is the highest number of mineral springs in Bulgaria; some data even show that Velingrad might well be the town with the richest thermal supply in Europe. Thermal springs temperature varies between 42° and 100°. The biggest Karst spring in Bulgaria, the lake of Kleptuza, is also here in Velingrad. With its capacity of 1200 l/sec this lovely lake is just one more reason to visit Velingrad.
To sum it up, this year-round resort is blessed with the preciously rare blend of thermal springs, clear air, scenic forests and lakes and healthy climate, making the town a sought-after destination for both holiday and balneology treatment. .