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Borovets is the oldest ski resort in Bulgaria and one of the most visited, welcoming thousands of skiers on a yearly basis.

Located on the Northern slopes of Rila Mountain, the resort offers stunning scenery at every turn, good facilities, high levels of snow and a mixture of slopes that cater for skiers of all levels.

A great place to learn thanks to the impressive ski school, you’ll then be able to head onto the various intermediate level slopes as you learn the ropes.

All of the main slopes can be accessed with ease from Borovets, where you’ll find a varied range of accommodation that features everything from budget options right through to more deluxe hotels.

It means that the resort is just as perfect for those on a budget as it for those who have that little bit extra to spend on making their ski break special.

Less crowded and cheaper than the likes of France and Switzerland, Borovets is a resort that you would do well to explore for your next winter adventure…

Off Piste Skiing in Borovets

Experienced skiers will enjoy the challenge of the tricky expert runs that have featured on the World Cup schedule but the off-piste opportunities take things another level and are some of the best around.

Family Skiing in Borovets

The ski school in Borovets is top quality and a great place to learn to ski – with English-speaking guides on hand to help youngsters learn the ropes. There are then plenty of nursery slopes for them to explore and numerous hotels that offer childcare for those times when the kids need a break and you want some time to yourself.

Apres-Ski in Borovets

As one of the top Bulgarian ski resorts, Borovets boasts a wide range of different bars and restaurants for some relaxation at the end of a day on the slopes. Should you want to just sit back with a drink then you can, although there are more lively options where you can dance the night away if that is more your thing. You can also expect to find cuisine from all over the world – meaning you can enjoy international dishes as well as those that originate in the area.

Non-Skiing Activities in Borovets

There are plenty of non-skiing activities that can be enjoyed on a trip to Borovets, which range from winter options such as snow tubing and sleigh rides through to horse riding and bowling. You can also find hot springs and swimming pools with spa facilities – everything you could possibly want.

Resort Details

  • Resort Altitude: 1390 m
  • Highest Lift: 2600 m
  • Total Piste: 58 km
  • Longest Run: 12 km
  • Directions of Slopes: N, NE, NW
  • Uphill Capacity: 8650
  • Total Lifts: 18
  • Gondolas/Cable cars: 1
  • Chairlifts: 4
  • Drag Lifts: 13
  • Snow Parks: 1
  • Good for Families
  • Lively Après Ski
  • High Altitude
1 runs
Beginners 1
13 runs
Intermediates 13
1 runs
Advanced 1

Flight info

Approx flight time:
3hrs 15mins
Time zone:

Sofia Airport