Velingrad is located in the most picturesque part of the Western Phodopi Mountains – The Chepino Valley. The unique combination of climate, mineral waters and wonderful nature makes the town a preferable tourist destination for recreation, treatment and rest. The town is at 750-780 m above sea level. The climate is temperate and favourable. The summer is cool, the winter mild and snowy and autumn is warmer than spring. The average annual temperature is about 10 to 15C?. The length of sunshine is great. People say that Velingrad has got the greatest number of sunny days throughout the year – about 300.