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BANSKO

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Bansko is situated nearby the river Glazane in the north- eastern foot of Pirin, right bellow the highest and most beautiful part of the mountain. Its name comes from the old Bulgarian word "ban", which means "master". It is just 160 kilometers away from Sofia and 6 kilometers from Razlog. Bansko has developed into a favourite ski & snowboard destination, thanks to the excellent ski facilities combined with the unique architecture and history.

Bansko is located on 925 m. above sea level, and its skiing area is on 2000-2600 m. The Pirin mountain has a predominantly Alpine character and highest peak in the area is Vihren 2914 m.

The ski pistes are approximately 10 km above the town on the northern slopes of Pirin, and are easily accessible for approximately 25 minutes ride on the new Gondola lift which starts from Bansko. The total length of the marked pistes is 70 kilometers. Although the resort is famous for not more than 10 years it has a lot to offer to its guests. The resort has excellent snow conditions with great snow cover from December until May.

 

PAMPOROVO

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Pamporovo - the pearl of the Bulgarian mountain resorts, nests in the heart of the Rhodopes, 260 km from the capital Sofia, and 85 km south of the city of Plovdiv.

Pamporovo is located in the most southern part of Rhodopi mountain, the nearest bigger town is Smolyan. Surrounded by clean and unspoiled nature, pine woods and beautiful mountainous sceneries, the place is a perfect spot for recreation and relaxation in the crystal clear air and sports activities in the ski resort.

Pamporovo claims to be the sunniest mountain resort in Europe (270 days of sun per year on average). There is an efficient lift system. Currently, there are total of 20 ski slopes of a total of 25 km pisted run. New ski runs and lifts are being developed.
Traveling to Pamporovo is easy in the winter using the charter fligts to the city of Plovdiv, which is 80km away. Cheap charter flights are arranged in the ski season by many British and international travel agents, including Balkan Holidays and First Choice making Pamporovo the ideal place to invest in a Bulgarian ski resort property!

 

BOROVETS

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The oldest Bulgarian winter resort is Borovets with a history from 1896! Today Borovets is the biggest and most modern resort in Bulgaria. It is situated on the conterminous Borovets col and on the northern slopes of the Mousala ridge in the eastern part of Rila. Huddled in venerable pine woods 1390 meters above the sea level (with highest pistes at 2600 m)makes it a perfect place for relax and recreation.

The climate is also considered to be healthy. The winter in the resort is mild and of course with loads of snow! The average temperature during the coldest month January is 4.8ºC. Usually the slopes of Borovets have snow cover from mid December till April. The air in Borovets is clear, free of any pollutants.

Borovets is also easy accessible- 12 kilometers long first class road connects it with Samokov; Sofia (the capital of Bulgaria) is just 72 kilometers away. There is a regular bus transport as for Samokov every 30 minutes.

The real charm of Borovets can be felt during the winter. It is then when the harmony with the nature is complete. The excellent equipment for ski sports attracts thousands of mountain lovers from Bulgaria and from foreign countries. They can use the 45 kilometers various in difficulty and length ski pistes grouped in three regions: Sitnqkovo – Martinovi Baraki – pistes; Markudjik- 4 pistes and Qstrebec- 3 pistes. The pistes on Qstrebets are the best- and all of the competitions in the resort are taking place there! The resort is a regular host of various winter sports competitions. It has twice hosted World Cup competitions in Alpine skiing. Its biathlon track is one of the best in Europe.

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 snow sports during the winter: skiing, night- skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ski jumps and biathlon, ski-doo, in the resort, etc.

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.

Currencies

USD - 1.78419
GBP - 2.65973
EUR - 1.95583

Weather

Sofia - 13 °
Varna - 17 °
Bourgas - 17 °
Ruse - 15 °