Pastoral villages and vibrant cities. Ancient ruinsandstoic monasteries. Wooded mountains and theBlack Sea coast. Bulgaria is an intriguing medley of contrasts. But come winter, Bulgaria transforms into a wondrous winter playground, with perfectly groomed pistes that lure skiers from the world over.
The lofty Balkan mountain ranges are becoming increasingly popular as ahot ski circuit, thanks to the diverse range of slopes that offers perfect ski venues for beginners, daredevils and everyone in between. There are ample prospects for snowboarding, cross country skiing and free-styling as well. The highest peaks receive snow until June, ensuring snow guarantee and a long ski season. The reasonably priced lift passes and accommodation gives the Bulgarian ski holiday fantastic value for money.
Bulgaria is an ideal family friendly destination; the easy access slopes are perfect for beginners to practice their mettle. Bulgarian resorts feature a host of amenities for families like all day kids’ clubs, extended daycare, certified childcare etc. Award winning ski schools provide English instructors. Resorts also offer special privileges likefree ski kindergarten, free child lift passand two for one deals for kids.
The nightlife caters to all your whims and fancies, numerous clubs with live music and karaoke, thermal springs to relax, and traditional entertainment, Bulgarian style. ‘Mehana’ (taverns) is a must-see experience featuring authentic Bulgarian cuisine, entertainment and hospitality.
Bansko: Bulgaria’s largest ski resort, is a favorite ski and snowboard destination. World class ski conditions, breath-taking scenery, and the best infrastructure in Eastern Europe, enhances its appeal to skiers. With 70 kms of pistes, Bansko provides venues for skiing, snowboarding, sledding, free styling , cross country, trekking, and night skiing.
Borovets: Set in the Rilamountains, Borovetsguarantees snow sure conditions all season long. It is a great family friendly resort , with a wide range of nursery slopes. It offers a wide variety of winter activities like snowboarding, nightskiing, sledding and snowmobiles.
Pamporovo: The perfect blend of sunshine,and snow slopes makePamporovo, an ideal ski getaway. The resort is renowned for its ski schools and children’s activities. The wide terrain is suited for all abilities and offer skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing and sledding.
Hiker’s hostels, cozy bed and breakfasts or International hotel chains; Bulgaria has room for everyone. Bulgarian hotels offer good value for money, but do not stint on the facilities. Most hotels feature swimming pools, fitness centers, extended childcare and fine-dining restaurants. There are a host of irresistible deals like 2 –for-1offers, food and accommodation packages etc.
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Language : Bulgarian
Airports: Sofia, Varna, Bourgas, and Plovdiv.
Visa: Exempted for EU member states, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand and USA forupto 90 days.
Public transport is cheap andefficient.
Train andbus service available from bordering countries.
It is advisable to be covered by traveler’s insurance