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.