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Pamporovo Ski Resort

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Address: in the Rhodope Mountains | 85 km south of Plovdiv, Smolyan, Bulgaria
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Hi All. Looking to surprise my wife and 2 boys, aged 5 and 3, with a skiing trip to Pamporovo in January. Would love some hotel recommendations please!!! Central location to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Pamporovo is nice, reasonably priced ski resort, very suitable for beginners. It's very sunny most of time because it is very south, but there is enough snow for skiing & snowboarding in January, Feb, March and sometimes even April ( but wouldn't recommend it). It's not only skiers that might enjoy it, but also snowboarders, there is snowboard park. I... More 

2 Thank TraveWithMaria
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Hi All. Looking to surprise my wife and 2 boys, aged 5 and 3, with a skiing trip to Pamporovo in January. Would love some hotel recommendations please!!! Central location to slopes and town as well as good value for me... Any help would be greatly appreciated!!! Thanks D.

10 Thank decciemac
England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I visited here in march 2008 and my uncle has been since and said it hasn't changed a bit. The ski school is fantastic and the tutors are so patient and you can learn very quickly. The ski slopes are great and suit everyone's ability from beginner to expert. There are lots of restaurants and a few souvenir shops too... More 

3 Thank CraigandNicole
Istanbul, Turkey
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

We travelled to Pamporovo from Istanbul by car as 4 people ( me, my wife, 17 years old, and 7 years old daughter ) was a smoot trip. When we arrived I feel like I am in a fairy tail story. The ski resort of Pamporovo was so nice with the forest all around, very quite and no crowd. Also... More 

1 Thank umitIstanbul_Turkey
Burgas, Bulgaria
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is the most suitable place in Bulgaria for family ski holiday. There are slopes for advanced but also for beginners and for skiers with intermediate skills. Relatively wide choise of acommodation. Also ski schools and private ski-teachers at very reasonable prices. Lovely and picturesque surroundings, round-shaped mountain peaks and venerable trees.

Thank Guingana
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This resort some will say is a bit small with shorter runs. But its perfect for families and learning to ski. I have gone from being afraid to ski down green slope to calmly skiing down the red slopes in 9 days. Near Malina one person lift tfood is cheaper I loved everything about Pamporovo and got hoocked on skiing.... More 

3 Thank waou85
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Don't listen to beyaz2015 Don't know what he's talking about, been to Pamporovo twice and it's been brilliant. Nice people, good food and excellent value for money with good tuition - I paid 168 euros for ski pass, skis and 4 hours with instructor per day for 6 days all in so 60 quid for 3 hours is absolute rubbish... More 

3 Thank Steve S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

returned from first time ski holiday(cant wait to ski again)our ski instructor was brilliant and funny when he caught onto our Belfast humour. the views were breath taking and I overcame my fear of heights and enjoyed the ski lifts.

3 Thank Marie M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I never recommend this ski resort to anyone even if I was born in Bulgaria.The service is so poor, the staff who work at the lifts are so rude. Once I had an argument just because I couldn't open the locker of the seat, the guy threw me the seat and it hit my board. He is not aware of... More 

2 Thank beyaz2015
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

beautiful nature, good ski tracks and facilities, overbuilt, hotels and restaurants average, frendly staff

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