Ski season opens on Sofia’s Vitosha mountain

The ski season opens officially on Sofia’s Vitosha mountain on January 2 2015.

The opening ceremony is scheduled for 6pm, with night skiing on an illuminated piste on the Vitosha Lale track.

After the special display by ski instructors at the opening ceremony, the piste will be available to skiers and snowboarders to sample the slopes for the first time this season.

From January 3, normal operating hours will be in effect, from 9am to 4pm.

A daily ski pass card for adults will cost 35 leva, and for students, school pupils and pensioners, 28 leva. A half-day pass will cost 22 leva, and for students, pupils and pensioners, 18 leva. A night pass costs 22 leva.

(Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer)



The Sofia Globe staff

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