The Balkan Peninsula is one of Europe’s few remaining untouched gems. Troubled by its violent history, the beauties of the Balkan Peninsula remain largely unnoticed. The people, the cuisine, the diverse scenery, there’s something that makes the Balkans unique. A certain je ne sais quoi is all around you. Recently more and more tourists have begun to discover the Balkan Peninsula, and word is spreading fast. Sofia First stop, Sofia.