Borovets Ski Area
The 3rd most popular cross country ski area in Bulgaria.
Tuesday 19 July 2016 03:00 GMT
Near Borovets in the Balkans, the Borovets ski centre is the most popular in Bulgaria and is Eastern Europes largest. There are 18km of cross-country ski trails.
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. Usually the slopes of Borovets have snow cover from mid December till April.
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.
Overall, Borovets Ski Area is the 3rd most popular cross country ski area of all 3 Nordic ski destinations in Bulgaria.