This is the oldest Bulgarian winter resort , founded in 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 Musala in the eastern part of Rila. The climate is considered healthy . The winter in the resort is mild and of course, loads of snow ! The average temperature in the coldest month January is 4.8 º C. Usually the slopes of Borovets have snow cover from mid-December to April. The air in Borovets is clear, free of any contaminants. The resort is easy to reach - 12 km class road connects it with Samokov , Sofia ( capital of Bulgaria ) is only 72 km . There is a regular bus service to and from Samokov every 30 minutes. The real charm of Borovets can be felt during the winter. It was then when the harmony with nature.
Excellent conditions for skiing has attracted thousands of mountain lovers from different parts of Bulgaria and abroad. At their disposal are 45 km of various difficulty and length ski pistes grouped in three regions:
Yastrebetz slopes are considered the best - all races in resort are taking place there. The resort is a regular host of various winter sports. Here twice hosted World Cup competitions in Alpine skiing . Its biathlon track is considered 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 wide variety of slopes and lifts . Borovets is a resort of Alpine type and provides excellent conditions for winter sports : skiing, night skiing , snowboarding, ski racing, ski jumping and biathlon , freestyle style , etc. There are trails available for both beginners and advanced . All are equipped with international markings and multilingual signs . All tracks are prepared and meet the highest standards .
Ski runs in Borovets are located in three different regions . Tracks for racing and biathlon are two kilometers from the resort , with ski school runs. Borovets ski center is equipped with a well- organized system lifts, including the gondola lift . Fourteen snow cannons guarantee snow if necessary . You will find more information about these facilities. Borovets ski school is known as one of the best in Bulgaria . This employs over 200 ski instructors , fluent foreign languages, some of them are former professional skiers . We have received hundreds of positive reviews from travelers who have used their services. To the Gondola lift station has centers for renting skis and snowboards, but we strongly recommend you book your holiday with us and take advantage in this way by our low prices compared to the resort .