Skiing in Bulgaria

With summer drawing to a close, winter breakers need to start preparing for them if they haven’t already. Holidays at this time of year are preferred by snow lovers, who prefer to enjoy their days off in winter to be able to travel somewhere to practice skiing or any other snow sport.

Among the many countries where you can enjoy a fantastic winter vacation is Bulgaria , which has many ski resorts of different characteristics to satisfy all lovers of this sport. If you are looking for a place to go skiing, here are the best ski resorts in Bulgaria:


It is in the Rhodopi mountains and it is the sunniest season in the whole country, although with an average temperature of -3ºC. It is about 265 kilometers from Sofia, the capital of the country, and 1650 meters above sea level. It is a station with gentle mountains, which is perfect for beginners, although it also has two tracks that are very difficult, perfect for the most expert. Some time ago we did a special article on this track, you can see it here.


It is the most famous resort in Bulgaria and has an excellent snow quality that makes its slopes the longest in the whole country. In addition, its snow lasts longer, with what the season of this season runs from December 15 to May 15. Very close is the Pirin National Park , the most important protected area in Bulgaria and in which there are waterfalls, caves, lakes and a truly spectacular nature.


It is on the slopes of the Rila Mountain and has 45 kilometers of slopes of different lengths and difficulties, making it a perfect resort whatever your level as a skier. Here you can also practice sports such as cross-country skiing, night skiing or snowboarding.


It is the highest ski resort in Bulgaria thanks to being located 1800 meters above sea level. Its mountains are not only excellent for skiing in winter but are also among the busiest in summer for hiking or climbing. There are slopes of different levels of difficulty and it is open for about four months from December.