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Five reasons to be excited about Summer season 2019 in Borovets

06 April 2019, Yavor Bachev

After the closing of the successful winter season 2018/2019 everyone who loves the adventures in Borovets is excited about the upcoming Summer season 2019. Like every previous summer, this season will be filled with many sports and cultural events and a lot of fun in the mountain.

Usually the summer season in Borovets starts in June, after the last snow in the upper parts of the mountain has already melted. Until then we can  plan our forthcoming summer adventures in the first Bulgarian mountain resort. Here are the top 5 activities we cannot wait for:

1. Hiking and mountaineering tours

Borovets is the starting point for many hiking trails. These traces will show you the impressive panoramic views of Rila mountain. There are 4 categories of the hiking tours in the resort – everyone from beginners to experienced hikers will find a route for their walk in the mountain.  

For everyone who is unfamiliar with the terrain or just wants to learn something more about the region and the mountain, Borosport is offering variety of half-day and all-day tours with experienced local guides that will reveal the secrets of Rila to you.  

2. Mountain Biking

Borovets Mountain Bike Park is one of the biggest attractions in Borovets resort during the summer. Many skilled bikers from Bulgaria and Europe come to the park for the variety of trails with different levels of difficulty.   

Borovets Mountain Bike Park is the largest professionally designed park in Bulgaria and different downhill or cross country / all mountain can be found here. This experience will definitely boost your adrenaline. Everyone who needs to rent a bike or protection equipment can do it in Adventure Center Borosport. If you are beginner in the mountain biking you can always start with bike coaching from on of our experienced mountain bike instructors.    

3. Climbing and alpinism

The rock climbing is getting more and more popular with every year and is the favourite summer hobby of many people.  Borovets climbing & mountaineering provides classes and courses for climbing and alpinism, variety of touristic programs, technical traverses, via ferratas and many more.

Some of the climbing trails in the resort are perfect for the hot summer days and climbing them is an interesting and exciting way to spend your free time this summer.

4. Adventures in the mountain 

During the summer you can find variety of adventures in Borovets. The most extreme guests in the resort can paraglide above the beautiful Rila mountain and explore the highest Bulgarian mountain from above. The daily kayaking tours in Iskar Reservoir are the perfect way to spend the hot summer days.  

For the little guests in Borovets resort the rope town “Boroland” is the most favorite activity. The first two levels of the installation are preferred by children and teenagers and the third level can be challenging even for adults. In the summer Borosport offers archery, air riffle shooting, tennis, horse riding and many more outdoor activities.

5. Culture and Sports events

Every summer Borovets is hosting many culture and sports events. Few of the culture events that will be hosted in the resort this summer are the folklore festival “The magic of Rila mountain”, the “Rila Holiday” and BoroRock. The resort will organize also sports events for mountain running and mountain biking.

Very soon there will be more information about the start of Summer season 2019. Until then we have plenty of time to plan our summer adventures in Borovets.