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Rila Hotel
Samokov Hotel
Villa Borosport
Bor Hotel
Chalet Sofia
Edelweiss Hotel
Sokolets Hotel
Yagoda Holiday Village
Malina Holiday Village
Mura Hotel
Ela Hotel
Breza Hotel
Yastrebets Hotel
Olympus Hotel
Flora Hotel
Borovets Hotel
Virginia Hotel
Breza Hotel
Zornitsa Hotel
Kalina Hotel
Snejno Ralo Hotel
Polyana Holiday Village

Some of the hotel sites are still under construction. For more information, please contact the City Business Promotion Centre

...a ski resort for champions! BOROVETS

Borovets is the oldest and the biggest mountain resort in Bulgaria. Lots of world ski championships were organised here. It is located at 1350 above the sea level on the northern slopes of Rila mountain among age-old pine woods, at the foot of peak Mousala (2925 m) the highest one on the Balkan peninsula. Borovets is easily accessible, being at a distance of 73 km from Sofia (the capital of Bulgaria) and 126 km from Plovdiv. The nearest town is Samokov, which is 10 km far from the resort.

Borovets was developed into a modern ski resort of high class with luxury hotels, restaurants, discos, shops and of course an excellent network of ski runs and lifts along the slopes of the mountain. Borovets is a resort of Alpine type and provides excellent opportunities for a whole range of winter sports-Alpine sports, cross-country skiing, ski jumps and biathlon. The resorts has twice hosted World Cup Alpine skiing rounds. Its biathlon track is one of the best in the world.


The slopes of Borovets have a permanent snow cover from November to May, more than 1.5 m thick. The air in Borovets is crystal - clear and free of any pollutants. The average temperature during the coldest month January is - 4.6 C.


The ski runs of various difficulty are suitable for anybody even the beginners. The slopes and runs are maintained in perfect condition and are designed with international markings and multilingual signs.


The Borovets ski school is known worldwide as prestigious one. There are more than 200 ski instructors fluent in foreign languages and most of them are former professional skiers. There is ski rental service next to each lift station and ski run. The SKI PATROL provides to 24 hour emergency service.


The ski runs of Borovets are located in three different regions. Cross - country and biathlon tracks are located 2 km away from the resort together with the cross - country tuition tracks. The runs for the ski jumps are 75 and 50 m long and are serviced by a chair lift. Borovets is serviced by efficient ski lift system.


Ski runs and name of the region Number of ski runs Hardship Total length (m) Average height difference (m)
1.Sitnyakovo - Martinovi baraki 8 Medium and Difficult 19000 397
2.Yastrebets 3 Difficult and Very Difficult 13000 1040
3.Markudjika 4 Difficult 4875 310



Visit the greatest Bulgarian monastery. It was established in the heart of The Rila Mountain in the 10th century. The monastery will surprise you with its fantastic wall - paintings and frescoes and its brilliant iconostasis, its rich collection of icons and manuscripts and a magnificent masterpiece of the Renaissance - a wooden cross with 140 microscopic scenes from the Bible featuring more than 1500 figurines, the largest of them no bigger than a grain of rice.
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