Located in a picturesque mountain, with a climate influenced by the Mediterranean, with ski runs of varying difficulty,
but also with delightful meadows, dotted with herbs and berries in summer.
Pamporovo is a modern ski resort in the heart of the Rhodopi mountain, the mountain of the mythical singer Orpheus. It
is the most southern skiing resort in Europe. It is the sunniest Bulgarian mountain resort with wonderful snow
throughout the whole season. Pamporovo is situated on 1650 m above the sea level at the foot of peak Snejanka (1926 m).
It is 240 km far from Sofia and 85 km from Plovdiv.
Pamporovo has an exclusive climate featuring a soft winter with about 120 sunny days during the skiing period. The
significant influence of The Aegean Sea appears here and the skiing season starts from mid - December to mid - April.
The average air temperature is - 3 њ C. The gentle profile of the mountain with its rounded slopes and summits makes
Pamporovo particularly suitable for beginners. But there are also difficult ski runs like the Giant Slalom run which is
an excellent exercise for every skiing expert.
The ski runs in Pamporovo come in all hardship levels. They are located between 1926 and 1450 m above the sea level on
the northern, eastern and western slopes of The Snejanka peak.
The most difficult ski piste is "The Wall", see it on the right picture here.
All major ski runs start from the peak of the mountain, where the TV tower is located.
Great off-piste skiing and snowboarding is available in this resort, however we recommend using a local guide when going
Places to go
We recommend a day trip to Plovdiv or the nearby town of Smolyan. Sofia and the
are of great interest
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