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Sapareva Banya is situated on the north-western slopes of Rila Mountain, 15 km east of Dupnitsa and 45 km southeast of Sofia. Sapareva Banya is a well-known spa and wellness resort thanks to its unique geothermal mineral water spring, the hottest in Europe and the only active geyser on the Balkans. Indeed, the past and the present of the resort town are linked with these curative mineral springs which is seen in the remains of the old fortress walls of once important Thracian settlement on the ancient major Roman road from Kyustendil via Samokov and Plovdiv to Istanbul. Sapareva Banya resort has a great potential to become a premier sustainable spa, ski and golf year-round destination. It is also one of the most frequented outgoing points for northwestern Rila, known by its Seven Rila Lakes, the Skakavitsa Reserve and Waterfalls, Panichishte mountain resort and numerous tourist chalets. You can enjoy your holiday in Sapareva Banya to its fullest if you have the freedom that a hire car gives you. By hiring a car you can easily explore the region′s popular tourist and the capital Sofia which is less than one hour by a rental car. Try our online car hire reservation system for fast and reliable car hire booking in Sapareva Banya.