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Pamporovo Ski Resort Guide

Pamporovo, Bulgaria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,931m
Resort Height1,620m
 Nearest AirportsPlovdiv and Sofia
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The Bulgarian ski resort of Pamporovo is at an altitude of 1,620m.


Pamporovo has direct access to 22 marked pistes, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,620m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.


Pamporovo offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Pamporovo offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'The Wall', which is 1km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Pamporovo?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Pamporovo.

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Snow Forecast by day for Pamporovo

Ski Area Stats

Pamporovo Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Pamporovo Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,931m
Resort Altitude (Pamporovo)1,620m
Lowest Piste1,444m
Max Vertical487m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Pamporovo
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Pamporovo?

This ski resort is in Smolyan, Smoljan, Bulgaria.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Pamporovo is Plovdiv, 105 minutes drive away.

Sofia airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 15,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km of ski runs, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Pamporovo open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Pamporovo, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Pamporovo Tourist Office for the latest.

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