Bu Ski Bulgaria

Bulgaria in south Eastern Europe is home to 10 ski areas and originally built a reputation as a budget destination for British schools and package tours. Borovets, established in 1930 and for many years the country’s top resort and with 40km of piste Eastern Europe’s largest, was best known.

However since 2000 its image has been largely transformed by the development of Bansko in to one of Eastern Europe’s leading resorts thanks to investment in modern lifts and accommodation that includes a five star Kempinski hotels – one of the first chain hotels in a European ski resort.

Other top resorts include capital Sofia’s local ski area of Vitosha and the purpose-built, communist-era development Pamporovo.

Unfortunately over the past decade the development of Bulgaria’s ski areas has been increasingly controversial and placed the resorts in the front line between developers, which in Bulgaria’s case are reported to be off-shore investment companies, and environmentalists.

Parts of Bansko was built illegally on national park land recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Many years of environmental campaigning right up to European Union level finally proved this but the Bulgarian government opted to change laws to retrospectively allow development rather than enforce dismantling lifts.
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Bulgaria: latest snow conditions round-up

Summary of forecast snowfall and ski conditions for resorts in Bulgaria. Fresh snow is forecast at 3 resorts. Powder is reported at 0 resorts and 0 are reporting good piste conditions.

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Ski resorts of Bulgaria, alphabetically

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(1600m — 2600m)

snow report 46 days ago

Bansko webcam
opens in 138 days 6 cm
46 days ago
clear
rain showers
rain showers
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thunderstorm
Mid station 2100 m
3450m 3300m 3550m 3600m 3700m

(1487m — 2226m)

snow report 47 days ago

1 cm
47 days ago
clear
rain showers
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thunderstorm
Mid station 1856 m
3450m 3250m 3500m 3650m 3750m

(1300m — 2560m)

snow report 47 days ago

Borovets webcam
opens in 152 days 3 cm
47 days ago
partly cloudy
rain showers
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thunderstorm
Mid station 1930 m
3550m 3350m 3500m 3550m 3650m

(1150m — 1870m)

partly cloudy
partly cloudy
rain showers
thunderstorm
rain showers
Mid station 1510 m
3350m 3250m 3550m 3550m 3750m

(1445m — 2249m)

partly cloudy
rain showers
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thunderstorm
Mid station 1847 m
3600m 3350m 3450m 3550m 3700m

(1509m — 1966m)

clear
rain showers
rain showers
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thunderstorm
Mid station 1738 m
3600m 3350m 3450m 3550m 3650m

(1553m — 1832m)

clear
rain showers
rain showers
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thunderstorm
Mid station 1692 m
3650m 3450m 3550m 3450m 3700m

(1446m — 1926m)

snow report 47 days ago

opens in 145 days 1 cm
47 days ago
rain showers
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
thunderstorm
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Mid station 1686 m
3400m 3300m 3650m 3550m 3800m

(1649m — 2289m)

opens in 159 days
clear
partly cloudy
rain showers
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thunderstorm
Mid station 1969 m
3600m 3300m 3450m 3500m 3650m