Welcome to Bansko – an all-seasons resort, situated at the foot of the majestic Pirin Mountain, part of UNESCO Natural Heritage and only 150 km away from the capital Sofia. The best ski resort in Bulgaria provides the most modern winter sports infrastructure and is an official host of the World Ski and Snowboard Cups. Bansko is known for its picturesque Old Town, which attracts with its preserved architecture, traditions and local cuisine. The mountain resort also offers exciting summer outdoor activities, numerous art and musical events, and the annual Jazz and Opera festivals.
BANSKO IN WINTER
With 75 km of perfectly groomed ski slopes, Bansko offers its guests a unique 16-kilometre uninterrupted ski run with a vertical drop of 1600 m, starting from Todorka peak at the highest point of the skiing centre, all the way down to the base station of the Gondola lift and the ski wardrobe of Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko. Twice a week the ski road, with a length of 7 km, is illuminated, so you can enjoy a tranquil ride under the clear night sky of Bansko.
The modern shooting range at Banderishka polyana is a centre for training and competitions in cross-country skiing, ski orientation, biathlon, and snowboarding.
Guests of Bansko can enjoy a large and modern outdoor ice-skating rink, located in the heart of the beautiful town. In addition, a list of adventurous outdoor activities, such as snowshoeing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, quad bike riding and mountaineering, await to be discovered.
Bansko, the so-called "Winter capital of the Balkans", has already hosted many starts in different ski disciplines from the FIS World Cup calendar and has proven itself a reliable, competent host, capable of turning each event into a real winter sports celebration.
BANSKO IN SUMMER
The Pirin Mountain offers many opportunities for active tourism among virgin nature during the summer. There are several options for summer activities such as sightseeing, hiking tours, mountain biking trips, picnics in the mountain, horseback riding, extreme adventures (ATV tours, mountain climbing, rafting, etc.), Paintball, excursions, one-day trip to Rila Monastery, a visit in the National Park Pirin visitor's center, hunting in Razlog, a trip to Belitsa and a visit to the Dancing Bears Park, Dobrinishte Sightseeing Tour and many more.
For more information, please contact our Ladies in Red, call us at +359 749 88888 or send us an email at [email protected].