Chepelare is located in a small valley at the heart of the Rhodopi Mountain
Plovdiv Airport To Chepelare 2 Hrs
Sofia Airport To Chepelare 3 Hrs
Chepelare is also only 222 kilometres away from Sofia and just 72 kilometres south of Plovdiv. The resort of Pamporovo is just 10 kilometres away. This beautiful mountain town and the nature that surrounds it – venerable fir trees, mountain springs green meadows (in the spring) and deep snow slopes in the winter makes it a place for complete and thorough relaxation. The longest ski run in Bulgaria is in Chepelare and offers over 5km of piste
The Skiing instruction is basic, but very well maintained; a 2 chair lift with a total length of 2,471m and capacity of 700 persons reaches the top of the mountain to Mechi Chal (bear mountain) peak (1,873m), where the starting points of the ski runs are located in just 17 minutes. A few smaller drag/towrope lifts are also in there for the skiers. The runs vary in difficulty from black to green and are some of the longest in Bulgaria. There are a total of 11,400 metres of runs on the three main tracks.