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Vitosha Ski Resort

Vitosha Resort Guide

Vitosha, Bulgaria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Vitosha Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Beginners.
Total Piste Length13km8 miles
Highest Lift2,290m7,513ft
Resort Height1,800m5,906ft
 Nearest AirportsSofia and Plovdiv
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Vitosha at a glance

Close to the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which bid for the 1994 Winter Olympics. A gondola whisks skiers from the city limits to Aleko (1810m). In good snow conditions an off-piste descent of 1295 vertical metres is possible. Great views from the slopes to the city.

 When will it snow in Vitosha?

The next notable snow forecast for Vitosha is 1cm-, expected on 21 February, with around 6cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Vitosha Facts, Stats and Ratings

Vitosha Rated

Ratings for Vitosha
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Vitosha?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Vitosha
Highest Lift2,290m7,513ft
Resort Altitude (Vitosha)1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste1,650m5,413ft
Max Vertical640m2,100ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Vitosha Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Vitosha
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 6km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 7km4 miles
Total Length
13km8 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
16km10 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Vitosha Summary

The Bulgarian Ski Resort of Vitosha has direct access to 13km8 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,800m5,906ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,290m7,513ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Vitosha is 5km3 miles long.

Skiing in Vitosha

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

Snowboarding in Vitosha

Vitosha offers some good boarding.

When is Vitosha open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Vitosha.

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

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Vitosha.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts of Vitosha are able to uplift 9,320 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Vitosha?

Vitosha is in Pernik, Bulgaria.

How can I get to Vitosha?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Vitosha are Sofia, Plovdiv and Skopje, all within three hours drive. Sofia is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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