Borovets is the oldest international and most popular mountain resort in Bulgaria. It is located at 1350 above the sea
level (with highest pistes at 2600 m), on the Northern slopes of Rila mountain among age-old pine woods, at the foot of
Mousala peak (2925 m) the highest one on the Balkan peninsula. Borovets is easily accessible, being at a distance of
only 70 km from Sofia (the capital of Bulgaria) and 126 km from Plovdiv.
The nearest town is Samokov (10 km from the resort). Borovets was developed into a modern ski resort of high class with
luxury hotels, restaurants, discos, shops and a good choice of pistes and lifts. Borovets is a resort of Alpine type and
provides very good conditions for snowsports durng the winter: skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ski jumps and
biathlon, ski-doo, ice-skating in the resort, etc.
The resort has twice hosted World Cup competitions in Alpine skiing. Its biathlon track is one of the best in Europe.
Usually the slopes of Borovets have snow cover from mid December till April. The air in Borovets is clear, free of any
pollutants. The average temperature during the coldest month January is - 4.6 њC.
There are available ski runs for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers, designed with international markings and
multilingual signs. Pistes are bashed and maintained to the high standard.
The ski runs of Borovets are located in three different regions. Cross-country and biathlon tracks are located 2 km away
from the resort together with the cross-country tuition tracks.
Borovets ski centre is serviced by well organised lift system, inclusive Gondola lift.
8 snow cannons for artificial snow are installed to guarantee the snow cover if needed.The Borovets ski school has been
known as one of the best in Bulgaria. There are more than 200 ski instructors fluent in foreign languages and some of
them are former professional skiers. We have recieved hundreds of positive comments from tourists who used their
There are ski and snowboard rental services around the Gondola lift station, but we strongly recommend you book your
holiday with us and take advantage of our low prices comparing the these on spot in the resort.
Mountain resque service is available 24 hours a day. Telephone contact details +359 7128 2450; +359 48 1841; +359 88
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