Pamporovo, the pearl of all Bulgarian mountain resorts, is situated in the heart of the Rhodopi Mountains, 260 km from the capital Sofia, 85 km south of Plovdiv and 15 km from Smolyan. One day on the ski runs of Pamporovo is enough to get you a lovely sun tan, as its name of one of the sunniest mountain resorts in Bulgaria is well deserved - here the sunny days of the year are more than 240. The climate is mild, with strong Mediterranean influence. The average year temperature is 8,5 C, and the thickness of the snow layer is 140 - 150 cm. The resort altitude is 1 650 m, with its highest peak being Snezhanka - 1 926 m. Neither the extreme weather changes, nor the avalanches are typical for Pamporovo, and in this way your peace and safety during the holiday are guaranteed. If you haven't learned how to ski thus far, don't worry - the ski-schools in Pamporovo are some of the best in Europe! Highly qualified ski instructors teach beginners in groups or individually. The ski runs in Pamporovo are with different levels of difficulty, so regardless whether you are beginners or experienced skiers, skiing down remains an unforgettable pleasure.