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is a stunning nation located in the eastern half of the Balkan Peninsula. It is famed for its Black Sea coast, but is also home to traditional villages reminiscent of the Middle Ages. Hikers and other adventurers will delight in the rugged and mountainous interior, and history buffs can enjoy exploring the country’s Roman ruins.
Although still seeing fewer tourists than the neighbouring countries of Greece and Turkey, tourism in
Borovets ski resort is situated just 73kms from the capital, Sofia. Borovets is the oldest and largest of theand sits beneath Moussala (2,923m), the highest peak in the country. The resort has twice held alpine skiing World Cup events. The idyllic town of Borovets offers good shopping, restaurants and accommodation. The skiing here takes place in three areas: Borovets, Yastrebets and Markujika.
The pistes at the resort cover 40kms and also have facilities for night skiing. An efficient system of 11 lifts takes skiers to their destination.
Pamporovo ski resort is situated in the Rhodopes Mountains, 85kms from Plovdiv, Bulgarias
There are 25kms of pistes at Pamporovo and
Visitors can catch a connecting flight to Sofia International Airport; while buses and trains are the easiest way to get to Bulgaria from Europe and Turkey. A regular car ferry crosses the Danube between Vidin and Calafat in Romania. Crossing the Friendship Bridge from Romania to Ruse in Bulgaria is also possible. For Pamporovo resort, you can fly to Plovdiv as well.