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Borovets Ski Resort Guide

Borovets, Bulgaria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,550m8,366ft
Resort Height1,320m4,331ft
 Nearest AirportsSofia and Plovdiv
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The Bulgarian ski resort of Borovets is at an altitude of 1,320m4,331ft.


Borovets has direct access to 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,550m8,366ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Borovets offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Borovets offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Borovets.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Borovets is 6km4 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Borovets?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm1in, expected on 29 November, with around 27cm11in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Borovets

Ski Area Stats

Borovets Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
35km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Borovets Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,550m8,366ft
Lowest Piste1,350m4,429ft
Resort Altitude (Borovets)1,320m4,331ft
Max Vertical1,230m4,035ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Borovets
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Borovets

Ski Hire Shops in Borovets.

For more information, see our page about Borovets Ski Hire.

Ski Lessons in Borovets

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Borovets Ski Schools and Borovets Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Borovets?

This ski resort is in Kocherinovo, Kyustendil, Bulgaria.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Borovets is Sofia, 54 minutes drive away.

Plovdiv airport is also within three hours drive.

Sofia is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,750 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 6 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Borovets open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Borovets Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Borovets, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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Borovets Webcams

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