To the north Stroumyani borders Kresna municipality, to the south – Sandanski, to the east – Bansko, to the south-east – Petrich. Berovo municipality (Macedonia) is its west frontier.
The specific nature resources of the municipality Strumyani favour the development of the ecologic and stable tourism.
In the forests and along the Strouma valley there are conditions for various recreation activities: – sport, fishing, wild fruits gathering, picnics, etc.
Sites and places to visit
The unique Sculpture park in village of Ilindentsi (4 km away) was created by Art foundation on the initiative of the sculptor Ivan Rusev. The park occupies more than 10 000 sq. m of land. The works of art of various Bulgarian and foreign authors are displayed there. Impressive is the nigh illumination on the several works of art, the sculpture elements and the Information centre.
Ilindentsi: The “Art center Ilindentci” is situated in village of Ilindentsi 4 km from the main road E-79 Sofia-Kulata and 15 km from Sandanski.The accommodation place is at the foot of Pirin mountain with a magnificent nature around in the beginning of the Sculpture park (created from Bulgarian and foreign sculptures in the period 1998-2006).The climate is identical with the climate in the town of Sandanski and is auspicious for rest and creation. Well influenced the treatment cases of respiratory system, a different kinds allergies etc. Suitable time for rest and tourism is from the middle of April till the middle of November.
The magic called “Maleshevo Sings and Dances”
Ever since its first edition it becomes an international forum of singing, dancing and instrumental art of the nations for authentic and processed folklore. The festival involved over 800 performers from Southwestern Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia, The Republic of Serbia and Montenegro. On the stage of the little village in Maleshevo thousands of ambassadors of authentic and processed folklore show the beauty of their nations, preserved through the ages in song, melody and dance.
“Maleshevo Sings and Dances” establishes itself as an authoritative international forum of eternal folk art, called folklore.