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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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Visited for a week with friends. We booked through crystal holidays and stayed in hotel orolvetz. Trip all good, hotel clean and comfortable, drinks in the hotel very reasonable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for a week with friends. We booked through crystal holidays and stayed in hotel orolvetz. Trip all good, hotel clean and comfortable, drinks in the hotel very reasonable. Also the best exchange rate was in the hotel. Pool too cold. Food ok and the staff were very helpful if we required something different. Skiing very good and the ski... More 

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Nottingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Steve's ski school is the best. We have just returned from Pamporovo with our young family, and Steve's Ski School did us proud on quality of private lessons, equipment hire and price. Stephanie taught our 4 yr old daughter and was amazing and so patient. Our 10 yr old son had Rumy, who was awesome and our 14 yr old... More 

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CI
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pamporovo Ski School was brilliant and great value for money. From having your equipment issued and checked to the excellent tuition it was great. We must have had the most patient ski instructor ever (Danny) and although we were all complete beginners he had us all tackling the blues slopes with ease by the end of the week. I would... More 

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Thank Michelle D
Quezon Province, Philippines
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The place is huge! The resort caters to all kind of skiers and snowboarders, from beginners to intermediate to expert level. The ski mountain is divided into different slopes depending on levels of difficulty. Several options are available. Tourists can opt to buy ski/ snow packages (instructor plus equipment plus lift pass) for one day or two days or three... More 

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Thank Wendy M
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Pamporovo offers ski pistes of various complexity, suitable for everybody. Not yet heavily populated like other places, this makes skiing much more comfortable.

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Thank george2016
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent weeks skiing here from 8th - 15th January 2017, the slopes catered well for our party of intermediate skiers although it would suit beginners well too, look forward to when Pamporovo joins Mechi Chal (by ski lift) as there are some very nice runs over in the Chepelare area. Would I recommend it yes and will I... More 

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Thank Clarkster46
Newcastle
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Cannot fault this place - 5 times I've been now. Fantastic snow, friendly people and soooo cheap. Less than £1000 for two people including ski hire, tuition and lift passes. New resort at Chepalare means more variety of runs aswell!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Popped up the road to see what Pamporovo had to offer. Our Daughter had private snowboard lessons her a while ago. Utterly beautiful. Typical Bulgarian mayhem with parking etc. Found a table and had inexpensive cappucinos in stunning conditions. It was very busy, good snow, good everything. I will book lessons here.

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Thank HalDavies
Sliven, Bulgaria
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59 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Beautiful scenery and good equipment. Feels like you're in Austria for a fraction of the cost. Slopes could be steeper though..

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Thank pmc1966
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Located at ~1600 meters altitude, surrounded by large pine trees forest, Pamporovo is a very popular ski resort. It provides a good number of hotels, and 6 lifts for skiing. If you take lift No 6 you can go up to the TV tower which has a restaurant at it's top level. Prices are average. Location is great. Good food... More 

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