Bulgaria is an insider tip for winter vacationers. The country offers ideal conditions for an unforgettable ski holidays and an excellent value-for-money ratio in its ski hotels and resorts. Popular ski resorts in Bulgaria are Bansko in the Pirin Mountains, Bovorets in the Rila Mountains and Pamporovo in the Rhodope Mountains. Borovets lies at the northern slopes of the Rila Mountains, around 70 kilometers southwest of the capital Sofia at an altitude of 1,350 meters. There are 58 kilometers of slopes available for skiing and snowboarding. Bansko lies at 925 meters and offers 75 kilometers of ski runs. Pomporovo lies at 1,600 meters and there are 36 kilometers of slopes available. With its excellent ski schools, Bulgaria is an ideal choice especially for beginners. Pamporovo and Borovets rank first and second in the category of the best adult ski schools at the latest Crystal Awards offered by TUI Group’s ski holiday tour operator Crystal Ski.
The land of roses is particularly worth a visit for family ski holidays. In addition to this, the quality standard of the hotels in Bulgaria’s ski resorts is very good as most of these hotels are either newly built or renovated. The combination of price and quality makes Bulgaria an attractive winter sports destination.