Winter resorts in Bulgaria are a great choice for entertainment during the cold season. They offer excellent conditions for sports, and many different ways of relaxation centers available. In Bulgaria, there are several ski resorts that attract tourists from around the world each year. Traditionally, the winter season in the resort opens in early December and lasts until April. Even if there is no snowfall during these months, large ski centers have facilities for а snow to ensure your holiday. The mountainous landscape of the country allows you to experience its fun to ski slopes above 2600 meters altitude, which are in excellent condition and are equipped with modern lifts. The most famous Bulgarian ski resorts are Pamporovo, Borovets and Bansko.
Pamporovo is situated 85 km from Plovdiv and is part of the Rhodope Mountains. It situated at 1,600 m. altitude and it rises to Mount Snow, 1926 meters high, which is part of the hundred national tourist sites. Most of the tracks start from it and have different levels of difficulty. The resort also has a lighter slopes for beginners. Pamporovo you can practice and cross-country skiing, which are designed routes up to 37 km., And riding snowboard half-pipe track – the first built track of its kind in Bulgaria.
Borovets is the largest ski resort in the country. It has well-equipped facilities, cozy hotels and many entertainment options. Located in the Rila Mountains at 1,350 m. altitude and it stands out for its magnificence Musala peak, 2925 meters high. The resort slopes are perfectly maintained and are suitable for different sports like ski jumping, biathlon and alpine skiing. As in other resorts and this has modern machinery for the maintenance of tracks and routes. The mountain town has one gondola and three chairlifts and 14 trails. Tourists have the opportunity to enroll for lessons in ski and snowboard schools. And for those who have children, the resort offers children’s ski garden. Here you can have fun and get on snowmobile or take mountain Snowshoeing. If you are planning a vacation to you in February, 2017, Borovets is the perfect place.
Bansko has modern ski slopes and very well maintained resort base. Located in the Pirin Mountains at 927 m altitude and 145 km. from Plovdiv. Bansko is a town in which perfectly entwined old buildings and Bulgarian traditions with new and modern facilities. The tracks reach 2600 m. Altitude, but to reach them (being 10 km. From the city), the resort is built lift will move there. Bansko offers its visitors as well as ski entertainment and steam ski course with an experienced paraglider and heli-skiing, where you will be transported by helicopter to the desired spot on the descent. For fans of snowboarding, there is a very large snowboard park. During your stay in town, be sure to check local attractions such houses – a museum of Neophyte Rilski and Nikola Vaptsarov.
Only 6 km from Bansko resort is located Dobrinishte. Relatively smaller than previous ones, but also offers very good conditions for a sport. Situated 850 meters altitude it has one runway, 5 km long of which there are two cabins you can accommodate. Because of its warm mineral springs, the settlement was known as a spa resort.
Аll these places are easily reached by car, but you must be careful because are located in mountainous areas and in winter are dangerous to drive. It’s better to hire a firm for ski holiday transfer.