Borovets is the oldest mountain resort in Bulgaria and one of the best ski resorts in Europe. Situated at 1350 m. altitude on the northern slopes of Rila mountain and only 70 km. from Sofia, the resort has become a favorite place for the residents of the Bulgarian capital. Its location near to the international airport of Sofia, makes Borovets very convenient for the foreign tourists as well.
Borovets ski area features - 23 ski runs with a total length of 58 km (with varying degrees of difficulty) and 35 km routes for cross-country skiing; - 15 lifts (10 ski lifts, 4 chair ski lift, 1 gondola lift); - and many snow guns. For the lovers of snowboarding, there are separate available runs - the best in Bulgaria. The conditions and facilities for winter sports and recreation at this resort are almost equal to those in the best European ski resorts, but much more cheaper. That makes Borovets one of the best winter destinations in Europe for a family holiday on a budget.
Borovets offer a large selection of accommodations - visitors can choose between guest houses, apartments, villas and hotels.