One of Europe’s
biodiversity hotspots

A raptor heaven

Rhodope Mountains is the only breeding area for griffon vultures in Bulgaria and it is also the most important breeding site for the globally threatened Egyptian vulture on the Balkan peninsula. Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria are geographically connected also to the extensive wild lands on the southern slopes of the Rodopi and Orvilos Mountains, in Greece.


Meet the actors that bring the landscape to life