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Pamporovo Ski Resort

Address: in the Rhodope Mountains | 85 km south of Plovdiv, Smolyan, Bulgaria
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Smolyan
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
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Varna, Varna, Bulgaria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

All on ski was Greath !!! Perfectly groomed slopes !!! I liked it very much ! I will visit it agean !!!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Good and simple food , exellent hot wine with spices , good weitress , cheap and nutritios , good for families .

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Athens, Greece
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very nice, full of trees, excellent landscape, ski resort in winter. We did not stay in a mountain hotel but enquired they had very competitive rates in summer. Full board

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Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I went with my husband a few years ago and found a lovely alpine cafe there was one lovely waiter who used to come and chat and watch my dvd player as I did not ski one of the waiters was very threatenening and abusive when I asked what had happened to my change so I did not go again... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This is a great ski resort and the price is excellent. The good points: - Price!!! - There are runs for all abilities (long green run for beginners, nice blue runs and steep reds and black runs). - Friendly people. - Old and Modern lifts (old lifts are a great experience). - View from the communication tower is amazing! The... More 

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Selby, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Excellent skiing, stacks of snow, no queues on any of the lifts. We ate lunch at one of the two Alex Pubs every day, great food asnd friendly staff. Great place all round and cheap too

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79 reviews 79 reviews
34 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We had been to Bansko twice and decided to have a change this year. Luckily, when we there in Feb/Mar it had the best snow of all the Bulgarian resorts. The slopes offer excellent value for money. Food and drinks are considerably cheaper in Bulgaria than elsewhere in Europe. People are friendly and helpful and I even managed to overcome... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Just arrived back from another great skiing holiday in Pamporovo, this was not our first choice, but due to poor snow conditions at Borovets we changed resorts after day one. Whilst we were there I proposed to my girlfriend on top of the mountain and she said yes, we celebrated at a local restaurant in Pamporovo the Gloria Mar. This... More 

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Leinster, Ireland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Once again, a great resort for a ski holiday. All levels are catered for - beginner or expert. The queues for the chairlifts can be long if busy day, but once you get up the mountain, it lightens off. Hit the Stoykaite run, and the crowds are a lot less, very few ski schools, and a long run. Six man... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Went skiing in Pamporovo 1st to the 8th February, and think we were so lucky, as the snow conditions were the best, in all of the resorts, we stayed in the Orlavets hotel which is meant to be a 5* but is an English 4* but was told it was the best in Pamporovo, lovely spa, huge beds, and lovely... More 

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