Chepelare tourist info and hotels
Chepelare, is a small town situated in a picturesque valley in the central Rhodophes Mountain, southern Bulgaria. Although mostly popular as a winter destination since 1937, along with the nearby Pamporovo resort (11 km away), Chepelare is actually one of the sunniest villages in Bulgaria with an approximately 270 sunny days per year. That makes it attractive for visitors in any season. A number of tourists from Bulgaria and abroad enjoy some great eco tours and visits of the natural and cultural heritage sites in the area. Places of interest in the area include the natural phenomenon of The Bridges of Wonder (Wonderful Bridges), the Old Roman, the Karst museum, the National Astronomical Observatory "Rozhen", which is the largest observatory complex in South - Eastern Europe. Other sites worth a visit are St. Atanas Church, Fortress Tsirikova Church, the Ski museum, Captain Petko Voivoda museum, the Cave museum, Balkan War Veterans Monument and the House of Culture. The town has a beautiful park and a small garden where one can relax peacefully. There are numerous marked hiking and mountain biking paths among the beautiful nature of Rodophes. Horseback riding is also a popular sport in the region.
Chepelare Hotel Accommodation
The town offers very good variety of accommodation - luxury hotels, family guest houses, villas, lodges, etc. Some of the most preferred places to stasy in the resort include: Borika Hotel | Rhodopi Home Hotel | Agarta Family Hotel | ApartHotel Vanaleks | Dobrikovskata Guest House | Family Hotel Martin | Family Hotel Shoky | Family Hotel Yola | Meteor Family Hotel | Palyongov Guest House | Rodope Nook Guest house | Rodopi Houses | Hotel Saint George | Zornica Guest House | Family Hotel Karov | Family Hotel Savov | Phoenix Family Hotel | Hotel Chepelare | Eco House Family Hotel | Apartments Kali | Bobby Guest House | Guest House Anna - Zornica | Guest Rooms Metaksinovi | Villa Orpheus
Chepelare Skiing Holidays
In regard of snow sports, Chepelare has good infrastructure and is renowned for its 20 km long ski runs at the Mechi Chal ski center, where one will find some of the longest ski slopes in Bulgaria. There are few Ski Schools for both children and adults. These are Malina, Viale and Ski-Elite. Due to its proximity to Pamporovo, many visitors travel between both ski resorts in order to enjoy wider variety of runs and skiing and snowboarding experience.