Less than 10 minutes down the road from Pamporovo is a little secret called Chepelare!
Many of the locals in the know say this place is going to be a better ski location than its more established cousin up the road. This season sees a new chairlift opening and this little resort boasts the longest runs in Bulgaria.
The town itself is attractive and has a good mix of small hotels and B&B’s through to larger newer developments that actually have stars they may deserve.
Although Pamporovo isn’t the biggest of the international ski resorts when you consider how close it is to Chepalare, together, the two ski hills look quite attractive for a week’s break.