Cities in Bulgaria: Pamporovo
The most famous South Ski Center for Bulgaria is the resort of Pamporovo (260 km from Sofia, 80 km from Plovdiva), on the lands of which, according to myths, lived legendary singer Orpheus.
Pamporovo is located in the mountains of Rodopi. Height above sea level – 1650 m. The most famous vertices: Snezhanka (Snejanka, 1925 m) and Murgavets (Mourgavets, 1858 m).
In the set of drizzling from under the ground, hot springs gave rise to discover several medical balneological centers in Pamporovo.
The temperature in the winter does not fall below – 7 C. Quantity "snowy" days a year – 150-200, snow cover thickness – 140-150 cm.
Now there are more than 17 km of ski slopes at the heights of 1450-1650 m, 34 km of cross-country skiing and biathlon trails, the most authoritative in the country ski school and developed tourist infrastructure.
In Pamporovo, tracks for skiers of various skiing levels, starting with the lungs ("Green") and ending with very difficult ("Black"). The descents are laid between the marks of 1450 and 1926 m on the northern, eastern and western slopes of the peak Snezhanka. In addition to sports descents for experienced skiers, there are four small slice equipped for children and beginners of ski adepts.
Pamporovo has been observed up to 120 sunny days a year, and the weather never changes too sharply and, skiing, can be perfectly tanned. Very soft climate attracts many families with small children here, which can be left in kindergarten, running from 8:30 to 17:00.
Reviews and studies of trips
The first trip to the ski resort
Rested by family: Two adults and son 14 years. Flew from Domodedovo to Plovdiv 2.5 hours Airlines S7, satisfied. At the airport, the representative of Tez Tour and after 1.5 hours (80 km-serpentine) we were in Pamporovo. Read more →
Maxim | January 2014
February holidays in Pamporovo
But I recommend to figure out the ski school. Took school for three days, but it turned out to be enough, since the group was numerous (14 people) and various abilities. We realized that it is more profitable and more useful to engage separately with an instructor. Money for the remaining 2 days we returned to us, but if we paid school in Moscow – no. Instructor excellent, our-speaking Bulgarian. Read more →
Alla | February 2010
Pamporovo and Perelik
Skiing for years already 10 – regularly, each season – accordingly, the riding level is already decent. I managed to visit many countries, on different ski resorts. In winter, 2006-2007 thought once again where to spend the holidays. Friends skipped the idea to go to Bulgaria: a lot of youth, fun, inexpensive, good track, excellent nature and weather. Read more →