Year-Round Activities

One-day winter skiing adventure in Bansko and the Greek beaches during the summer are an arm’s length away, if your starting point is Zornitza Family Estate. You can get to Bulgaria’s most famous ski resort in a little over an hour, and to Thessaloniki, Greece – in an hour. The Thessaloniki International Airport is 75 minutes away.

The picturesque Pirin Golf & Country Club is even closer – a challenging 27-hole golf course amidst pine trees and mountain views.

The mountains around the estate hide eco trails of varying difficulty, biking tracks, picnic locations, fishing and hunting opportunities. There is also an eco-trail that runs along the bank of Melnishka river, bordering the Estate.

Struma river is providing the best rafting opportunities in the country, while horse riding is very typical for the region.



The surrounding mountains offer coolness and amazing walking routes.


Every spring, the high-water rivers in the region provide perfect conditions for exciting rafting adventures.


The estate's tennis court is next to the villas and hotel. Besides the pleasure of playing on the excellent hard court, you will also experience the pure joy of the magnificent views of the surrounding hills and vineyards.


The most popular Bulgarian ski resort Bansko is only an hour-drive away from the Estate


Our off-road vehicle will take you to hard-to-reach places and to unforgettable adventures.


Pirin Golf & Country Club designed by Ian Woosnam challenges you with 27 championship holes.


A bike tour of the cellars in the region will be even more exciting and romantic

Hot-air balloon

The beauty of the Melnik region is even more mesmerizing when seen from a bird's eye view during a romantic balloon flight over the Estate.