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General Info: 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 on 1650 m above the sea level at the foot of Snejanka peak(1926 m). It is 240 km away from Sofia and 85 km from Plovdiv.

Ski Conditions: Pamporovo has an exclusive climate featuring a soft winter with about 120 sunny days during the skiing period. The significant influence of The Aegean Sea appears here and the skiing season starts 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 like the Giant Slalom run which is an excellent exercise for every skiing expert.

Ski Runs: All ski runs are safe guarded 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 intermediate skiers and snowboarders. Ski rentals are available near the ski runs and the lift stations, you can book ski equipment rental, ski school, lift pass with us.
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 most difficult ski piste is "The Wall", see it on the right picture here.
All major ski runs start from the peak of the mountain, where the TV tower is located.
Great off-piste skiing and snowboarding is available in this resort, however we recommend using a local guide when going off-piste.

Vicinities: We recommend a day trip to Plovdiv or the nearby town of Smolyan. Sofia and the Bachkovo Monastery are of great interest too.

Night life: Being one of the most popular mountain resorts in Bulgaria Pamporovo has a lot to offer for the skiers and snowboarders who love to party and have a good time after the enjoying days on the slopes.
In general there are many places that worth visiting, and there are no places that look similar. Every bar, pub or disco has its unique style and atmosphere. The local people have developed a good selection of places to go.
The staff in most places is professional, very helpful and friendly. English (plus some other popular languages) is widely spoken.

Where to Go: Most of the famous drinks are available. Local or imported alcohols, beers and wines are available at very reasonable prices. Regular "Happy hours" provide drinks on half price to start the night with.
DJs will give their best to make your party special. Music is mainly dance hits, but any requests are welcome.
There is no entrance fee in any disco or club in Pamporovo.
Talking about the night life in the resort, there are few places that deserve special attention:
- The White Hart: Reported to be the hottest spot this winter. Traditionally designed pub with own unique style. Run by Steve Clark this place is the best for party, loads of amusements, Karaoke every Thur, very good food, etc.
- BJ's: in the lobby of hotel Perelik.
- Dak's Bar: on the ground floor of hotel Snejanka.
- Night Flight: in hotel Rojen. A new disco, the largest in Pamporovo. Very good party!

Video clips from Pamporovo:

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Photos from Pamporovo

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