If you’re a keen skier but also want to also explore an area rich in culture, then Bulgaria is a perfect choice. Located in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula, this gives you an opportunity to experience the world famous Black Sea coastal area. Bulgaria has excellent ski resorts, for example, Borovets which contains Moussala as its highest peak. The country has a rich past and this can be can be seen from its Roman ruins to medieval villages.

Borovets offers skiing in three areas: Borovets, Yastrebets and Markujika. These have stunning scenery as well as excellent skiing facilities. Borovets is a charming picturesque town which offers night time skiing as well. The town has a feel of the modern and old worlds merged.

The beautiful Rhodopes mountains are host to Pamporovo Ski Resort, which offers a special experience. This area is extremely sunny but still has excellent snow cover. This resort is situated on Snejanka peak. The area is beautiful with the mountains against the fresh blue sky. The slopes are excellent here for beginners.

Relax and have something to eat at one of the restaurants situated on the slopes. Snejanka peak offers an excellent opportunity for dining after a long day of skiing. Après ski facilities are located in Pamporovo for the younger skiers and feature a very lively atmosphere with many bars and clubs. After a day of skiing you can party in a superb location surrounded by stunning mountains.

Accommodation is plentiful. The ski resorts offer chalets, hotels and guesthouses. Many of the resorts are well located to the nearest cities as well, which means you can access them when you need to for some museum or city exploring.

Arriving in Bulgaria is easy. Flights connect to Sofia International Airport from many European destinations including the UK. Buses and trains are a fun way to get to Bulgaria. To access Pamporovo Resort you can fly to Plovdiv Airport.