Bulgaria is famous for its excellent conditions for winter sports, well-maintained ski slopes in combination with the magnificent scenery of the mountains. All this conditions makes the Bulgarian resort like Borovets, Bansko and Pamporovo the favorite place for relaxation for Bulgarian and foreign tourists.

The resort Borovets is created at the end of the 20th century and in the beginning is named “Chamkoria”. It is located 70km away from the capital Sofia and can be reached in a convenient road for about an hour. In summer the resort offers many ways for relax among the beautiful nature and freshness air, as well as numerous travel and eco tours.

You can find routes for both experienced mountaineers, such as for beginners. If you want, you can hire and some of the local guides to show you the local sights. The experienced mountaineers can go to the peak of Musala and Malyovitsa, to the famous Rila Monastery or to the Saragyolski lakes. Most of these transitions will take between 7 and 9 hours. If you don’t want to be separate from your beloved bike, Borovets is your place. The resort offers magnificent Bike – routes. Area is an excellent opportunity for mountain bike training. Lovers of the horseback riding also will not be disappointed because the resort is offering horse rides, which in summer can be combined with sleeping outdoors. In the region of Borovets has many natural attractions and picturesque villages like Beli Iskar, where is organized an annual celebration of “zelnik” – traditional Bulgarian dish, Govedartsi and “Mala Tsarkva”, famous for its beautiful church “St Peter and Pavel”.

The resort Borovets has many hotels that can satisfy the most demanding taste – body pampering SPA treatments, gym, sauna, steam bath, massage and of course the perfect conditions for conferences and business meetings. One of “the pearls in the crown” of Borovets is the SPA hotel “Yastrebets.” One of the things that make it unique are the beautiful park, studded with numerous wooden figures and various entertainment facilities for kids, and of course the Finnish settlement. The Finish houses are located near to the hotel among the forest. Each house is very well-appointed and has its own Finnish sauna. In summer, the smell of pine is intoxicating, in winter the fresh beauty of the snow, which cover everything, makes you thinking about Christmas, reindeers, friends, gifts and of course the good old Santa Claus!.

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