Maps & Directions

At just 70 km from Sofia International Airport (50 min. by car) the Rila Hotel is situated on the highest mountain in Bulgaria - Rila (2925 m.), among the stunning century old pine tree forest of Borovets resort.

The shortest route from Sofia airport to the Rila Hotel, after leaving the airport is to take Brussels (Bruxel local spelling) boulevard. After 3.6 km. exit Brussels boulevard and take the right towards Tzarigradsko shosse boulevard. After 1.3 km on Tzarigradsko shosse boulevard, turn right to Samokovsko shosse boulevard and follow this road right through to Samokov town. Some two kilometers after the last turn, Samokovsko shosse becomes route 82 and leads you out of the town. You will see then Pancharevo lake. Keep straight on this road for another 46 km and you will arrive in Samokov city. At the first traffic light in the city, turn to the left towards Borovets and after 50 m at the next traffic light on the bridge,turn right. Stay on this road for another 10 km. After you have entered Borovets resort, take a right towards the center of the resort and at the first crossroad across the gondola lift station, turn left. The parking of the Rila Hotel is right behind the building.

Options for getting to the Rila Hotel from Sofia airport is by hotel transfer, car or taxi.