About Borovets

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.

Skiing conditions

Skiing conditions

There are three ski centers in Borovets ski resort:
Central Borovets ski center starting from 1337 m altitude up to 1780 m.
Yastrebetz ski center from 1340 m up to 2369 m.
Markudjik ski center from 2340 m up to 2550 m.

Mountain status

Lifts and runs

Skiing information:

Emergency service

Emergency service

The ski patrol provides a round-the-clock, 24-hour emergency service.  It is well organized in teams fully equipped with all necessary equipment.  The rescue service is close to the gondola lift.


AccommodationChalets Teresa 2 two-storey wooden chalets, situated next to the gondola, each one comprising 2 parts front & back.  Every part has 2 bedrooms, a sitting room, a kitchenette

Other activities

SKi DooSki Universe offers aslo Night skiing, Ski Doo, Ski jumping and Trips.

Cross-country trail map


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 Baraki3 (altogether 2300 m) are also available. Six mobile snowguns 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.

The weather

12 C


wind 6 km/h

2022-09-26 10 | 26 C
2022-09-27 13 | 21 C
2022-09-28 10 | 23 C
2022-09-29 7 | 26 C