Skiing in Borovets

Skiing in Borovets

Borovets is one of the most popular ski resorts in Bulgaria. Located on the Northern Slopes of Rila Mountain, and just over 70 km away from Sofia, Borovets attracts visitors from all over the world. Not only is Borovets the oldest ski resort in Bulgaria, but it was also the first mountain resort of such kind on the Balkans. In the last few decades, the small resort has developed consistently and nowadays, it often hosts European ski races. 

If you have not visited the resort yet, now is the right time to add skiing in Borovets to your winter vacations list. With three different ski zones and almost 60 km of ski slopes as well as 35 km of cross-country ski running trails, Borovets is a great option for skiing in Bulgaria. Visitors can enjoy top-notch ski slopes, excellent ski conditions at affordable rates. 

Borovets’ ski season starts around mid-December until mid-April. The resort enjoys a considerable amount of snowfall throughout the winter months. Combined with the numerous snow cannons located by the slopes, visitors can certainly expect to find fresh snow regardless of the time of their visit. 

Borovets is quite a small resort, however, it offers various accommodation options to choose from. Restaurants, bars and souvenir shops are also located in the city centre. If you are planning a family winter vacation, Borovets is an excellent choice. 

If this is your first time skiing, you can select one of the ski schools, which offer individual and group classes for both children and adults. The ski and snowboard instructors are extremely friendly and knowledgeable and you will be able to quickly learn how to ski. If you are looking for more adventurous and challenging ski slopes, Borovets has something for you too. The Yastrebets and Markudjik areas have a variety of red and black runs to choose from. 

Borovets is easily accessible as it is located approximately 70 km away from the capital city of Bulgaria - Sofia. If you wonder how to get to Borovets, though, get in touch with us and we will be happy to help. TrueRentCar provides private transfers across the country. We will pick up you from the airport and ensure your safe and comfortable journey to Borovets. Let us know if you have any special requests and we will accommodate them - a baby seat, additional baggage spaces for your ski gear. Nothing is too much for TrueRentCar.

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Friday, 24 September 2021