Bulgaria’s ski resort Borovets has been named the cheapest ski destination in Europe for winter sports enthusiasts, according to research by the British currency company Eurochange. The assessment was based on factors such as the cost of a lift pass, accommodation prices, ski rental costs, as well as prices for food and drinks.
The Sun reported that Eurochange researchers deemed the Bulgarian resort of Borovets an underrated destination with incredibly low prices for food and drinks and a week-long lift pass for less than $190 USD. Day ski passes start from just $37 USD, and ski equipment rental is only $13 USD. Borovets, constructed in the 1890s, is Bulgaria’s oldest winter resort and the second-largest in the country after Bansko. Surrounded by alpine forests, it is highly regarded as a great place for beginners. Borovets is located 90 minutes from Sofia.
The top 5 cheapest ski destinations in Europe:
- Borovets, Bulgaria.
- Vogel, Slovenia.
- Le Lioran, France.
- Livigno, Italy.
- Grindelwald, Switzerland.
Earlier, the company Post Office Money named the most budget-friendly Christmas destinations in Europe for this year, with Riga, the capital of Latvia, topping the list.
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