Top 5 Ski Resorts In Bulgaria

Long winters, perfect snow conditions and exhilarating snow slopes make ski Bulgaria a perfect ski holiday plan. The ski season in Bansko Bulgaria starts before Christmas and goes on till well past Easter in April. If you are planning a skiing holiday in Bulgaria, check into one of the famous ski resort Bulgaria to experience the best that this country has to offer.

Top 5 Ski Resorts In Bulgaria

Top 5 Ski Resorts In Bulgaria

Beautiful Bansko Resorts

Bansko is the most popular ski resort Bulgaria, with an excellent snow record that allows it to have the longest of all ski seasons in Bulgaria, from 15th December to 15th May. The two main Bansko ski zones are Chalin Valog, which is at a height o 1100-1600m and Shiligarnika, which is at a higher altitude of 1700m-2500m. There are also Giant slalom runs available in Bansko as well as a 5km cross-country track and a 3km ski run that is located just 2km away from the main town. The Pirin National Park is the biggest protected site in Bulgaria and features unique natural resources including caves, waterfalls, historical sites and lakes. The excellent ski facilities and the unique architecture found here, make Bansko a favorite ski Bulgaria destination.

Borovets Resorts

Borovets ski resort Bulgaria, situated 1350 m above sea level on the slopes of the Rila mountain, is Bulgaria’s biggest international mountain resort. There are 45 kilometers of ski pistes in varying lengths and difficulties in this ski resort. The Bulgaria snow in this ski resort is excellent for snow sports such as snowboarding, night-skiing, ski biathlon, cross-country skiing, night skiing and ski-doo. Different ski runs are available for advanced skiers as well as for intermediates and beginner skiers.

Pamporovo Resorts

Pamporovo located in the heart of the Rhodopi mountains, is the sunniest ski resort in Bulgaria, with an average temperature of – 3 ° C. At 1650 m above sea level, the mountains of Pamporovo are more gentle and the slopes more rounded, making it great for beginners. However, for skiing experts there is the Giat Slalolm run and ‘The Wall’, two rather difficult ski runs. For those on Bulgaria ski holidays, rentals can be got near the lift stations and ski runs.

Vitosha Resorts

Vitosha, at 1800 m above sea level is the highest ski resort Bulgaria, with Cherni Vruh being the highest peak at 2290m. The mountains here are great for summer trekking and provide excellent ski slopes in winter and the eastern wall of Vitosha is great for rock climbing. This Bulgaria ski resort provides ski runs of different difficulty levels for experienced skiers as well as for amateurs. The snow in Bulgaria lasts for about 120 days and is almost 1.5 m thick during the winter season, making it perfect for skiing.

Chepelare Resorts

Chepelare, located in the Rhodopi mountain near Pamporovo is 1100 m above sea level and is home to Bulgaria’s longest ski run. The basic infrastructure at this ski resort Bulgaria is well maintained and includes a two-chair lift that is 2471 m long and has a maximum capacity of 700 persons. Depending on the Bulgaria snow, the ski runs are open from December to April.

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