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The Rhodope Mountain is well known for its exquisite beauty, charm and the wisdom it radiates. According to the Greek mythology the Rhodope Mountain is the birthplace of Orpheus and Euridica. The mountain is composed of multitude of mountain chains and it is the greatest mountain at the territory of the Balkan Peninsula. The Rhodope Mountain is situated at Southern Europe and more specifically in the southern part of the Balkan Peninsula. Some of its territory occupies the territory of Bulgaria and the rest of it is in Northern Greece. The highest mountain chains lie in Northern part of Bulgaria, which is actually the midpoint of the mountain itself. The highest peak, Big Perelik, is at 2191 meters above sea level.

The total length of the ski tracks in the region is around 35 km, and the length of the rope-lines is 12 km.


Pamporovo, known as the pearl of the Rhodope Mountain, is the biggest ski center in Bulgaria - the length of the ski tracks there is 25 km., there are 5 lifts and 10 ski trails.

Pamporovo is situated in Middle Rhodope, 229 km away from Sofia. Just 74 km away from Plovdiv. Located on 1650m above the sea level at the foot of Snezhanka peak (1926m). It is a Mediterranean climate and the average year temperature is 8 degrees C. The resort attracts year round many tourists offering excellent relaxing athmosphere and sport facilities in its new built modern hotel complexes. Available are 8 ski race tracks, ski lifts which common length reaches to 10km. The resort is famous as one of the best ski- schools in Europe.

The resort provides perfect conditions for winter and summer vacations in a delightful mountain atmosphere, magnificent forests and great many opportunities for entertainment.

Another ski center which is smaller than Pamporovo is the city of Chepelare. It is situated at 10 km north of Pamporovo. In the region there are lots of resort villages - these are Momchilovtzi, Stoikite, Gela, Progled and the architectural reservation Shiroka Laka. The tourists can spend their summer holidays there as the mountain is very beautiful in the summer. Tourist routes, mountain hostels, natural phenomena, caves, historical monuments, and architectural sights - they all attract tourists. Recently the ecological and country tourism starts developing. The local population or the Rhodopeans are modest, hard-working, hospitable and cheerful people. The folklore of the Rhodope Mountain, the singers and the musicians are famous worldwide. No heart can stay untouched once hearing an original Rhodopean song. With its marvelous countryside, authentic atmosphere, hospitable people and preserved Bulgarian spirit, the Rhodope Mountain is one of the loveliest sites in Europe.

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Hotels in Pamporovo

Belmont Hotel
Belmont Hotel
The four stars hotel Belmont has been built in 2005 and it is a modern, contemporary 6 floor building. It is located in a peaceful and quiet area in Pamporovo, within 1000m of the ski tracks.

Hotel Orlovets *****
Hotel Orlovets
Orlovets Hotel is situated 250 km from Sofia and 90 km from Plovdiv in the center of the resort between Snejanka and Perelik hotels.

Grand Hotel Murgavets ****
Grand Hotel Murgavets
Grand Hotel Murgavets is located in the center of Pamporovo, 260 km from Sofia and 85 km from Plovdiv

Hotel Elina Palace ****
Hotel Elina Palace
Conveniently situated in the immediate ski slope vicinity, the 4 star Elina Palace Complex is right next to the III and IV ski lift stations and provides quick and easy access to the ski facilities and a remarkable view to Snejanka Tower.

Hotel Perelik Palace ****
Hotel Perelik Palace
The hotel is beautifully positioned in a picturesque area, in close proximity to Pamporovo resort and the tourist settlement Stoykite and is only 500 meters away from the brand new 6-seat ski lift to Snejanka Tower.

Hotel Perelik ***
Hotel Perelik
The hotel is situated in the centre of Pamporovo

Hotel Snejanka ***
Hotel Snejanka
Located in the heart of Pamporovo ski resort.

Stream Resort ***
Stream Resort
Stream Resort aparthotel is situated close to the ski runs, surrounded by ever green old pine trees. Distance to ski lift № 2 is some 250 m.


1407 Sofia
Lozenets qtr
10, Kishinev Str.

Tel./fax: 00359 2 862 1699,
00359 2 862 1799
Mobile: 00359 882 429 916

1164 Sofia
Lozenets qtr
25A, Yakubitsa Str.

Tel./fax: 00359 2 868 8812
Mobile: 00359 882 429 279