Ski resorts in Bulgaria
Bulgaria attracts tourists not only in summer. In the winter, for example, come here on vacation to ski resorts. Low prices, mild climate and tracks available for beginners and experts make recreation in Bulgaria popular with tourists from around the world.
The best ski resort in Bulgaria is located in the Pyrenees. The thick pine forests that surround the slopes make this place inexpressibly beautiful, and the snow cover is up to two meters high here.
Cozy mountain houses in the resort of Bansko
The skiing season lasts from December till May. There are 18 ski runs of 70 km in the resort. They are served by chairlifts and gondola elevators. There are also snowboarding tracks with downhill courses for skiers of varying skill levels. They are located in the amusement park. Experienced instructors offer help to beginner skiers.
At the foot of the mountains is a small town of Bansko with a rich history. Vacationers can go on excursions and see the sights.
Guests can stay at numerous hotels, inns, guest houses. Depending on the location and the stars of the hotel, prices range from 3202 to 18295 rubles.
It is the oldest and largest ski resort in Bulgaria. It is situated not far from Sofia, 73 km away from the capital of Bulgaria. The season lasts from December to April.
The resort focuses on active winter holidays. Fifty kilometers of ski tracks are divided into 2 difficult zones and 1 easy zone. It has 3 chairlifts, 10 rope tow elevators and a gondola lift; a special ski area for snowboarders; a 20 km track for cross-country skiers; jumps 50 and 75 m high.
Borovets. Piste for little fans of skiing
Here you can do biathlon or sledding. For photo lovers a photo safari is organized. Also in Borovets is working rental ski equipment and school for beginner skiers, organizing excursions to attractions and local lakes. Tourists can have a guide climb to the top of the mountain. On the slopes there are cafes and hotels in different price categories.
The resort is located in the Rhodope mountains, densely forested. Here is a pleasant Mediterranean climate and a lot of sunshine. The mountains are not high and passable, so it is a nice place for family vacations in Bulgaria. The resort has the largest children's ski school, as well as a kindergarten and a nursery, where they learn to ski.
There are 12 runs in Pamporovo, and one of them is a giant slalom course. There are 19 ski elevators. The resort has excellent trails with jumps for snowboarders and freestyle enthusiasts. To spice things up, you can go sledding or cross country skiing in the virgin snow.
25 hotels for every taste and budget are built in the resort. The prices start from 1892 to 2648 rubles.
One of the best ski centers in the country – Vitosha – is situated 20 meters away from Sofia in the National park. Clean mountain air, sunshine and picturesque pine forests attract fans of winter holidays. For professionals and beginners there are 13 slopes of varying degrees of complexity, served by 10 elevators. Half of the trails are for beginner skiers and snowboarders, but advanced skiers will also find something to do.
View of Vitosha mountain massif in Bulgaria
There is a special track for slalom and cross-country skiing in Vitosha resort. For guests there is a ski rental and a sports school. Not a wide choice of hotels. All accommodations are quite modest, but the prices are not expensive. Those who want to stay in comfort, go to Sofia.
Dobrinishte is a small ski center with four slopes, which are more suitable for beginners. Experienced skiers can get bored here. There are four elevators that take skiers to a height of 2239 meters in the resort.
An aerial ropeway at a ski resort in Bulgaria
The resort is different in that there are no wide ski tracks. Trails are not busy. Service includes ski rental, children's school or instructor.
In the district of Dobrinishte there are several thermal springs. Those who want to use SPA treatments. There are several hotels and resorts on the territory of the resort.