Saturday, 21 July 2012 23:15
The climate is Mediterranean, influenced the resort’s location in the mountains. The average yearly temperature is between 7.5 and 9.5 degrees Centigrade. The average temperature in July is between 18 and 25 degrees Centigrade. August is the region’s hottest month.
Semkovo provides seven ski tracks with a total length of 4 kilometres operated by eight drag lifts. Three of them are on the northern slopes and are quite difficult. The ski drill grounds in the resort are relatively short and small slope and are great for a mass sport.
The ski piste in the Semkovo site is 400 meters long and is serviced by a drag with a capacity of 150 people per hour. The ski piste in the Orlite site (Kartal) is 800 meters long and is serviced by two ski drags. The first one is 800 meters and the second one is 1100 meters with a respective capacity of 450 and 700 people per hour.
There are a number of possibilities for overnight accommodations in Semkovo – hotels, bungalows, villas, and shelters. The Semkovo Shelter is located in the mountains above the resort, at an altitude of 1,750 meters above sea level.
There are four ecological trails in the Semkovo region: The “Nature the Eternal Temple” Trail, The “Marshland Glory” Trail, The “Glacier Traces” Trail, and The “Lord of the Mountains” Trail. One of the most interesting places in the region is the Dancing Bears Park (protected bear habitat) in Belitsa.
The Semkovo region also offers trails for mountain biking of varying lengths and difficulty.