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Elevation

  • 8399ft
    Summit
  • 4134ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 4265ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
  • 9
  • 14
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    13%

  • Intermediate Runs

    33%

  • Advanced Runs

    38%

  • Expert Runs

    17%

  • Runs

    24

  • mi Pistes

    36 mi

  • Terrain Parks

    2

  • MI Night Skiing

    1.9 mi

  • Longest Run

    7.5 mi

  • mi Snow Making

    21.7 mi

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Overview

Borovets dates back to 1896 and is the oldest winter resort in Bulgaria. It has also grown into the country's largest ski resort, boasting 58km of pistes. The resort has twice hosted World Cup competitions. Surrounded by forests on Rila Mountain, Borovets (1,390m) features picturesque alpine-style pistes fringed with pine trees. There is reliable snow coverage between mid December and the end of April. Borovets is easily accessible, located just 72 kilometres from Sofia Airport.

The 58 kilometres of pistes, particularly well-suited to intermediates, are served by a well-organised lift system (chairlifts and a gondola). Skiers can reach a height of 2,600m. Cross-country and biathlon tracks are located 2km away from the resort together with the cross-country tuition tracks.

The modern town centre has a good choice of modern hotels, restaurants, shops, nightclubs and bars. 

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/08/201904/07/2020

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Borovets Reviews

Dave Hartley
7th April 20195
Wonderful resort and definitely best value skiing in Europe. Great choice of restaurants and bars, vast choice of Runs 58km of piste...Full review
Tony Rumble
4th March 20195
Excellent ski resort with 6 ways to get up the slopes from the base of resort, because of this queues are always...Full review
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Latest News

Borovets Invests In Snowmaking To Combat Strong Winds

New snowmaking systems on Borovet's pistes will be powered by a new reservoir with a capacity for 30,000 cubic metres of water.

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