Category: Borovets

Borovets

Borovets

Borovets is situated at 1350 m. above sea level on the northern slopes of Rila Mountain and at the foot of the Moussala peak (2925 m.) – the highest one on the Balkan Peninsula. Borovets is easily accessible.

It is only 73 km. from Sofia and 126 km. from Plovdiv. Borovets is the oldest ski resort in Bulgaria. It was designated in 1896. The old name was “Cham Koria” which in Turkish means “Pine forest”. The name is derived from the Bulgarian word for pine-tree – bor.  Read more

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