Fly from Newcastle to Sofia for access to Bulgaria's main ski resorts, Bankso, Borovets and Pamporovo.
Skiing and boarding in Bulgaria offers great value for money. Typical costs include pizza lunch for £3, local beer for under £1 and a three course evening meal for £10.
Of the three main resorts, Bankso it known for it's mixture of breathtaking scenery, excellent ski facilities and modern lifts. Borovets is known as the liveliest resort, with a wide choice of nightlife options. Paporovo is the sunniest ski resort in Bulgaria, and has a good mix of blue and red runs as well as challenging black runs.