The compact resort of Pamporovo has 38 kilometres of marked ski runs in the Pamporovo ski zone as well as in ski zone Mechi Chal, accessible by a combination of chair and drag lifts, including a 6 man chairlift and 25 kilometres of cross country trails, making Pamporovo holidays a great choice for any ski addicts. After a great day's skiing the apres-ski in Pamporovo is fun and inexpensive with lively bars and disco's waiting to welcome you in. For those wanting to sample a bit of true Bulgarian life, head to one of the many local folk restaurants to try the local specialities accompanied by some popular Bulgarian wine.
A great choice of nursery slopes make this a great resort for beginners and after mastering the nursery slopes, there are plenty of easy and scenic runs higher up the mountain. For the more intermediate skier and snowboarder there are plenty of red runs that are excellent and a great place to practice and improve your technique. While the more advanced skier will no doubt enjoy the 'The Wall' the famous World Cup Downhill run as well as the 3,000m long Mechi Chal ski slope near Chepelare. Map and more
Apres-ski in Pamporovo is fun and inexpensive and
there are discos and a number of lively bars available.
While you are in Pamporovo, you really should sample
the delights of the local folk restaurants that serve
traditional Rhodopi specialities with some extremely
palatable Bulgarian wines. In addition, there is always
the ever popular Diploma Presentation Evening.
As well as being an ideal winter sports centre, there's
plenty going on in Pamporovo for those who simply
enjoy a winter holiday in a picturesque mountain
resort. Try bowling, clubbing or billiards. Enjoy dinner
at a BBQ restaurant with a floor show, traditional
songs and dances.
Off the slopes activities and excursions
There is a great variety of activities & excursions
available to book on the spot through your local
A torch lit walk through the forest listening to local
folklore stories, snow tubing and an exhilarating ride on a
powerful snowmobile are only a few of the options the
resort has got to offer.
Children aged 2-11 get a reduction on selected activities.
There is a shopping centre in Hotel Perelik which also
has a Post Office and souvenir shops.
Mountain rescue service, ambulance and clinic (with
doctor and nurse) plus first aid are available on all ski
slopes. There are fully equipped hospitals in Smolyan
and Plovdiv with a 24 hour pharmacy service. Please note:
Some medical services must be paid for, in cash, locally. They
will provide receipts to enable you to claim back from your
insurance company once you get back to the UK.