The conveniently short distance to Vitosha montain is temptingly inviting for both locals and guests of Sofia with its great opportunities for practicing all snow sports in the winter as well as hiking, biking, paragliding in the summer. Despite of the industrial environment and the growing urbanization the mountain has still preserved its natural beauty, plant and animal species. There are two biosphere reserves. The highest peak is Cherni Vruh – 2290 m. Here is the longest cave in Bulgaria Duhlata – 17.5 km.
Vitosha offers 6 ski runs with various difficulty and length suitable for skiers and boarders of any level. All of them equipped with the necessary facilities. Wide-open slopes, equipped with baby drags, are at the disposal of the children. Experienced cross-country skiers can use the 10 km long track. Accommodation is available at the 5-stars hotel Kopitoto and 3-stars hotel Prostor – both having indoor swimming pools, fitness, solarium, sauna, ski equipment rental and ski school. There are also many other cheaper hotels and chalets.