Borovets is the oldest and largest mountain resort in Bulgaria, known until the middle of the 20th century as Chamkoria, it dates back to 1896, when the first vacation villa was built, then Prince Ferdinand built a summer residence. And although it is located at 1,350 m above sea level on the northern slopes of Rila, it is easily accessible from all over the country - it is only 70 km from Sofia, 80 km from Blagoevgrad and 120 km from Plovdiv.
The climate in the resort is moderate, the winter is mild and with a lot of snowfall. The average temperature in January, the coldest month, is about 4.8° C. The ski season usually lasts from mid-December to April.
The magnificence of winter landscapes and the sparkling whiteness of snowy Borovets are the first experiences that take the breath away of tourists entering the resort. Borovets offers excellent conditions for winter sports: alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing and snowboarding, as well as all kinds of summer activities with numerous facilities and natural features.