Pamporovo is a modern ski resort in the heart of
the Rhodopi mountain, the mountain of the mythical singer Orpheus. It is the most
southern skiing resort in Europe. It is the sunniest Bulgarian mountain
resort with wonderful snow throughout the whole season. Pamporovo is situated
1650 m above the sea level at the foot of the Snejanka peak(1926 m). It is 260
km far from Sofia and 85 km from Plovdiv.
Pamporovo has an exclusive climate featuring a soft winter with about 120 sunny
days during the skiing period. The Aegean Sea has a significant influence on
the climate and the skiing season strats from mid - December to mid - April.
The average air temperature is - 3°C. The gentle profile of the mountain
with its rounded slopes and summits makes Pamporovo particularly suitable for
beginners. But there are also difficult ski runs, excellent exercise for every
Pamporovo features a giant slalom ski run as well. All ski runs are safeguarded
and maintained in a very good condition. More than 100 highly qualified ski instructors
fluent in different languages are here to teach both beginners and advanced skiers.
Ski rentals are available near the ski runs and the lift stations. The Emergency
SKI PATROL service is available 24 hours a day.
The ski runs in Pamporovo come in all hardship levels. They are located between
1926 and 1450 m above the sea level on the northern, eastern and western slopes
of The Snejanka peak. The major ski runs actually start from the top of the peak.