At the foot of Lyulin mountains, with a specific microclimate and a tender puff of the wind and mountainous breeze

Branch Bankya does not work due to perform repairs.

Bankya Branch

The city of Bankya is a municipality within the boundaries of Sofia Metropolitan. Situated at the foot of Lyulin Mountain it is famous for the remarkable microclimate higher ozone content in the atmosphere, appropriate for rehabilitation of patients suffering from cardio-vascular diseases, being acardiological rehabilitation center. Altitude 630 – 640 m.


he small picturesque city of Bankya is a prestigious national and international resort abounding in verdure and sunny days, also known as the ecological reserve of Sofia.Places of interest in the outskirts are the cultural highlights: the Klisura Monastery St. Petka, the Martyrs St. Quiricus and Julita, the favorite resting place of the writer Ivan Vazov –Vazov’s Oak, the museum Dimitar Blagoev’s house, as well as the numerous culture events, arranged at the time of the traditional mineral water celebrations during the hottest days (14, 15 and 16 July).


The most demanding guests of the city could enjoy the visits to the tennis club, the national hippodrome, as well as the carting speedway, located 3 km away from the town.

Specialists in

  • Physical and rehabilitation medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Children’s rheumatology


Diseases treated

Locomotory system:

degenerative joint diseases: coxarthrosis,gonarthrosis gonarthrosis, spondyloarthrosis,general deforming arthrosis, etc.;

inflammatory joint diseases: monoandpolyarthritis, periarthritis, bursitis,insercionitis etc.;

post trauma/fracture/operative state;

– inborn bone-muscle deformations;

luxation of the hip joints, scoliosis, etc.

discopathy, discal hernia;

joint syndromes in case of systematicdiseases of the connective tissue, etc.

Central nervous system:

paresis and paralysis;

cerebral palsy;

Parkinson syndrome;

functional central nervous diseases:neurosis, neurasthenia, migrena, etc.

Periphery nervous system:

neuritis, radiculitis, plexitis, polyneuropathy,etc.

Cardiovascular system:

arterial hypertonia ;

ischemic heart disease;

uncomplicated forms after heart operations;

peripheral vascular diseases –artherosclerosis, Buerger’s disease, Raynaud’sdisease, etc.

Healing methods

Kinesitherapy therapeutic massage,remedial gymnastics, reflex methods,individually overlapping methods of Bobath and Cobat for children with cerebral palsy, outdoor therapy, underwater gymnastics,tangentor massage;

Physiotherapyelectric and light therapy,laser therapy, paraffin therapy;

– Climateоtherapy;

healthy nutrition depending on the disease.


– acute inflammatory diseases;

chronic diseases at decompensation stage;

infectious and parasite diseases.


acute,  not overcome hypertonia;

acute myocardial infarction up to 6months after infarction;

instable stenocardia;

frequent rhythm and tract disorders;

heart failure III-IV degree under NIHA;

Свободен прием

по клинични пътеки

по програма НОИ

чрез ЗОФ

Capacity and rooms

80 beds in 40 rooms:

– 2 apartments

– 38 rooms with 2 beds (most of them renovated)

Additional Information

Physiotherapeutic equipment

Lymph drainage equipment

NUGA BEST Massage Unit

Jet  massage unit


Remedial gymnastics hall

Proprietary parking lot
Conference hall – 100 seats
Children’s playground
Sports playground

Typical features:

Cardiovascular diseases program -complex rehabilitation of patients with cardiovascular diseases.


Main curative factors



Moderate continental influenced by tender mountain breeze, rich in negative ions and  fonotsidi

Average annual temperature:

+ 9,4 оС (average temperature inJanuary – 20 оС and 19,60 оС inJuly).  Fresh and cool summer.


Mild and sunny autumn. Moderately cold winter.


by train

by bus