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 skiing expert.
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.
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