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Vitosha Ski Resort Guide

Vitosha, Bulgaria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length13km
Highest Lift2,290m
Resort Height1,800m
 Nearest AirportsSofia and Plovdiv
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The ski area of Vitosha is at an altitude of 1,800m, with 13km of marked runs.


Vitosha has direct access to 13km of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,800m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,290m, snow cover is generally reliable.


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


Vitosha offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Vitosha is 5km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Vitosha?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Vitosha

Ski Area Stats

Vitosha Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 6km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 7km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Vitosha Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,290m
Resort Altitude (Vitosha)1,800m
Lowest Piste1,650m
Max Vertical640m

Ski Slope Aspects


Vitosha has ski slopes facing north-east (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Vitosha
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Vitosha?

This ski resort is in Pernik, Bulgaria.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Vitosha is Sofia, 53 minutes drive away.

Plovdiv and Skopje airports are all within three hours drive.

Sofia is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,320 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Vitosha 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.

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