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over 40 km of various ski slopes neighbouring
12 hotels and 4 villa camps, only 73 km away from Sofia. The ski
season continues from November through May and the snow cover
is over 1.5 meters
at 1350m above sea level on the northern slopes of Rila Mountain among
age-old pine woods, BOROVETS is located at the foot of peak Moussala
(2925m) - the highest one on the Balkan Peninsula. Borovets is easily
accessible, being at a distance of 73km from Sofia and 126km from Plovdiv.
The town of Samokov is only 10km down the road from the resort.
Established at the end of 19th century as a hunting place for the Bulgarian
tzars, Borovets gradually developed into a modern ski resort of high
class and luxury hotels, haute-cuisine restaurants and varied leisure-time
entertainment opportunities besides an excellent network of ski runs
and lifts along the slopes of the Rila Mountain.
is the Alpine resort among Bulgarian winter resorts, providing excellent
opportunities for the whole range of winter sports - from the Alpine
sports to cross-country skiing, ski-jumps and biathlon. The resort has
twice hosted Word Cup Alpine skiing rounds, while its biathlon track
is one of the best in the world.
Village Height: 1,300m (4,290ft)
Highest lift: 2,550m (8,415ft)
Approx. Transfer Times: Sofia 1 1/2 hrs
Total KMs of piste: 45kms
Total No. of Lifts: 15
Direction of Slopes: N, N/E, N/W
Longest Run: 6kms
No. of Mountain Restaurants: 10
No. of Ski-School Instructors: 140