Dobrinishte is a popular summer and winter resort with its mineral springs, ski tracks and virgin nature.
Dobrinishte is situated at the foot of the Pirin Mountain in the south-eastern part of the Razlog valley on 810 meters above the sea level. Dobrinishte is located 165 kilometers away from Sofia and 6 kilometers south of Bansko ski resort.
Dobrinishte is a popular summer and winter mountain resort with its mineral springs, ski tracks and virgin nature.
Dobrinishte is famous for its mineral springs since ancient times. Dobrinishte is a spa and balneological resort with 17 mineral springs with temperature reaching 30 – 43°C, suitable for treatment of disorders of the loco-motor system, of neurological, gynecological, dermatological and other diseases.
The town provides a big mineral bath and an open-air mineral water swimming pool. The name of the village comes from “The good things”, which God gave to the people - the warm mineral springs, the forests and waters of Pirin. The village is known to exist ever since the Stone Age. A lot of Thracian and Roman pottery was found in the area, as well as coins from Neron emperor (I century before Christ). The swimming pool with mineral water known as “roman bath” is situated on the Dobrinishka river, where all the other mineral springs are situated.
How to reach Dobrinishte
Dobrinishte is located 165 kilometers away from Sofia and 6 kilometers south of Bansko ski resort.
By car/ private transfer
It is the most comfortable and quickest way to get to Dobrinishte. You will be met at the airport and will have a private vehicle with driver taking you to Dobrinishte.
You can book a private transfer service at a reasonable price here: Private transfer to Dobrinishte
or rent a car.
There are regular buses from Sofia to Dobrinishte from either the Central Bus Station located on Maria Louisa Blvd. or from the Ovcha Kupel Bus Station located on Tsar Boris III Blvd. The buses from Plovdiv pass through the region Yundola.
You can reach Dobrinishte by train using the Septemvri - Dobrinishte narrow gauge line. The train starts in Septemvri at an elevation of 200 m and immediately starts to climb. Soon you pass a craggy gorge and enter the Rhodopes mountains, following the river Chepinska, veering away at times to pass through a series of tunnels. You will stop at small mountain villages, having plenty of time to snap pictures. The trip takes over five and a half hours.
Dobrinishte ski slopes
“Bezbog” – “Govedarnika”- “Goce Delchev” chalet (for descending) is 3 600 meters long; 950 meters displacement. The highest spot is 2500 meters and the lowest 1550 meters, average inclination 25%.
“Govedarnika” - “Goce Delchev” chalet (for slalom) is 700 meters long, displacement 150 meters. 1700 meters and the lowest spot is 1550 meters, average inclination 22%.
“Govedarnika” - “Goce Delchev” chalet (for giant slalom) - 1500 meters long, displacement 2010 meters and lowest point 1550 meters, average inclination 30%.
“Bezbog” chalet - “Tuzlata”- “Gotce Delchev” (one of the longest pistes in Bulgaria) – 4700 - 5600 meters long, displacement 700 meters with 2250 meters highest point and 1550 meters, average inclination 22%. The two final points are connected with a double seated lift with a capacity of 500 persons per hour and a middle station. There is also a ski-cloak room, ski-school for children- beginners and advanced in the region.
Park Zone “Bezbog”
Park zone “Bezbog” includes part of the “Ulen” reserve embracing Polegan summit and the circus of the Polejanski ezera (lakes). The park region also includes Bezbojko lake, Popovo lake, the circus Samodivski lakes, Ribni lakes, Kremenski lakes and Kamelishki lakes.
Dobrinishte attracts numeros visitors with its spa, landscapes, built facilities and the proximity to the ski slopes. There are various restaurants, pubs and all have access to all the modern swimming pools with mineral water.
Check out the list of hotels we have prepared for your convenience, choose the one that suit your requirements, fill in the booking form and a representative of BulgariaSki.com will be in touch with you shortly.
- Orbel Spa Hotel is situated at the east part of Dobrinishte, just above the mineral springs - with a beautiful view to Pirin, Rila and the Rodope...
- Valentino 2 Hotel is situated in a quiet and secluded district, just 500 m away from the mineral water swimming pool. The hotel offers marvelous view towards the Pirin, the Rila and the Rhodope...
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