Borovets is the oldest and the biggest mountain resort in Bulgaria, which has often gathered the ski elite of the world. Situated at 1350 m above sea level on the northern slopes of Rila Mountain among old pine-trees, Borovets is located at the foot of peak Moussala (2925 m) – the highest one on the Balkan Peninsula.
Borovets is easily accessible – 73 km from Sofia and 126 km from Plovdiv.The nearest town is Samokov – 10 km from the resort.
The absolute silence of mountain wilderness, the brilliant whiteness of fresh powder, a cloudless sky and the sweet smell of pine – all they make for a fabulous day of cross country skiing in Borovets. The resort offers cross-country skiers at any skill level a wide range of terrain to enjoy this popular sport.
The snowmaking system installed by Borosport Ltd. is working full-time during the ski season. Snowmaking facilities, as well as night skiing, on ski runs “Rila”, “Iglika”, “Martinovi Baraki 2” and “Martinovi Baraki 3” (altogether 2300 m) are also available. Six mobile snow–guns are installed on every 80 meters along the ski runs. The runs are sound-tracked and lit up by modern lighting systems, installed on 54 posts and meeting all European standards.