Located at the foot of the Pirin Mountain, the Bansko ski resort is considered to be Bulgaria's leading ski resort. Boasting the largest ski area in Bulgaria, it offers alpine-quality slopes at affordable prices. The differentiating point which separates this town from other Balkan resorts is its selection of exquisite hotels. Most of the hotels in Bansko have only recently been built and they offer luxurious facilities like swimming pools and spas at very attractive prices. If you're looking for a luxurious, yet affordable ski holiday, then the Bansko ski resort is for you.
Bansko is a traditional town that has gradually developed into a superb ski resort with 65kms of piste which is ideal for beginners and intermediates. The ski resort is perfect for beginners as their ski schools have an excellent reputation for their professional level of coaching and instructing. For experienced skiers, there are more challenging and adrenaline-filled areas for you to conquer.
One of the most intriguing attractions in Bansko that makes it unique from other Balkan ski resorts, is the UNESCO old town centre. Here you can explore the cobbled streets with are filled with beautiful architecture. This area is also home to 'The Holy Trinity Church', which is one of the largest churches in Bulgaria. The old town also has plenty of traditional shops and restaurants for you to visit. If you're looking for something different, then head to new town. The new town is always lively as it has a variety of bars, nightclubs, shopping areas and restaurants.
The mix of high mountains, modern infrastructure, the town's history, friendly locals and great value accommodation, make Bansko a great place for a ski holiday.
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Après Ski: Bansko offers probably the best Après Ski in Bulgaria. The old traditional mehanas (traditional inns) mix with the more modern bars playing a mixture of live and recorded music late into the night. Bar tips include the Friendly bar, Lion pub, Diamonds and Amigos.
Activities: Swimming pool, ten pin bowling, skidooing (including snowlit), ice skating, snow shoe walking, cross country skiing, paragliding.
Eating Out ; There are close to 100 restaurants in Bansko offering all types of food. You will find a good selection of restaurants for dining out, serving local to international cuisine, and all at great value for money prices.
Other Amenities: Bansko is not only a ski resort but a thriving town too. There are plenty of shops to explore as well as more cultural sights and monuments such as the famous local church, St. Trinity.
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