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Borovets holidays 2020
An amazing resort nestled up high on Rila Mountain, Borovets is one of the best places to experience skiing in 2020. Providing great conditions for as many snow sports as you can think of, this amazing Bulgarian resort is more than suitable for all levels, whether you’re trying to learn from scratch or striving for some personal bests. The modern resort in Borovets is so much more than just a haven for skiing though; it also has some first-class restaurants, bars and accommodation.
If you were thinking that a holiday in the snow here was your only option when deciding to visit Borovets, think again. After the ski season winds down in April, a number of other exciting and thrilling options pop up in its place. With a plethora of hiking tours, bike trails and opportunities for mountaineering, Borovets has many strings to its bow. A perfect place for some teambuilding exercises with work, a family escape or some much needed scenery, this Bulgarian treasure has plenty to offer. A haven for the active, Borovets is a destination you won’t forget in a hurry.
Borovets at a glance
Popular for skiing
Borovets is one of Bulgaria's top skiing destinations
Hit the nightlife & bar scene
Whether it's apres-ski or not, Borovets knows how to start a party
If you head to Borovets in the summer, you can try activities like hiking, mountain biking and climbing
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Things to do in Borovets
There’s no doubting Borovets’ crowning jewel is its amazing reputation and history for all things sporty in the snow. Whether traditional skiing is your bag or you’re more in the mood to try your hand at a more modern iteration like night-skiing, snowboarding, ski-jumping, biathlon or even skidoo, whatever your speed, Borovets will more than deliver. Situated at 2600m above sea-level, the resort also provides some absolutely stunning vistas of the breath-taking natural scenery on offer, scenes so beautiful that you’ll even take note of them while zooming down the mountain at speeds of 20mp/h. The total length of the ski pistes on offer is 58 km, so there’s plenty of variety. The ski runs vary in difficulty and are grouped in 3 different ski centres: pistes of Sitnyakovo – Martinovi Baraki region; 4 pistes of Markudjik region and 3 pistes of the Yastrebets region. The best ski slopes are those of Yastrebets ski centre where all winter sports competitions take place.
During the off-season there are a number of other options for thrill-seekers to choose from and the capital city of Sofia is just 72 km away. With a huge list of tremendous scenery and local attractions like Rila Monastery, daytrip explorations around Borovets are just as memorable as a winter spent skiing.
Although not blessed with a beach itself, Borovets is the only winter centre in Bulgaria that offers a playground for beach sports. The resort boasts a sandy court perfect for beach volleyball, beach football or even beach tennis. This unique feature is situated in front of Rila Hotel and can be used by all guests of the resort.
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Yes, Borovets is a great place for ski beginners to learn and get their skiing skills under way.
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