Borovets is among the largest Bulgarian ski resorts in terms of length and capacity of its ski trails and facilities. It is situated on the Northern slopes of the Musala ridge in the Eastern part of the Rila mountain. Huddled amid the century old pine forests on 1300 m. of altitude Borovets is the perfect place for winter sports and vacation.
The climate in the resort is soft, the winter is mild with lots of snowfalls. The average temperature in January – the coldest month of the year, is about 4,8 ° C. The ski season normally starts in mid-December ending in April.
The resort offers excellent opportunities for winter sports: alpine skiing, snowboarding, ski running, freestyle and freeride.
Stunning winter landscapes, sun and of course a large variety of ski runs – a total 24 with an overall length of 58 km. The trails are of all levels of difficulty and load and are equally suitable for beginners and experts and everyone in between.
Borovets has twice hosted the World alpine ski cup and eleven times the European cup, the most recent one being in February 2014 (slalom and giant slalom for men).
Borovets is a challenge and favorite place for snowboarders, too. In Borovets they can find terrains with various types of complexity and load as well as two terrain parks – Snow Park Borosport in the upper section of Popangelov trail and Promo Park Borosport in front of the Rila hotel in Central Borovets.
Bustle goes long after dark thanks to the night skiing – closes at 10:00 PM- and the numerous and cosy taverns and night clubs.