Car is not necessary
Unlike purpose built ski resorts, Bansko is a charming town with plenty of history. The town and the mountain are World Heritage Sites, protected by UNESCO. Bansko has the best snow record in Bulgaria and the winter season runs from Mid-December to Mid-April. With north facing slopes and 80% snow making coverage, Bansko attracts skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.
Bansko Ski Facts:
Intermediate: Very Good
Highest Lift: 2560m
Downhill Pistes: 70km
Cross-country Tracks: 9km
Longest Piste: 16km
Ski Kindergarten: Yes, aged 4 years +
Snow Park: Yes
Off-Piste: Good and mainly easily accessible
Activities near Bansko
Bansko offers the best après ski experience of all the Bulgarian ski resorts, it is after all a modern ski village combined with a rustic old town. The fantastic location of our chalets means that you are just a stones throw away from the main street and historic square. There you will find a wide variety of lively mehanas (traditional Bulgarian restaurants), traditional taverns, bars and night clubs.
Our team will be pleased to show you around the best bars and clubs on the weekly Chalet Bar Crawl. Let us know if you want us to do a fancy dress themed bar crawl!
An additional bonus is that the flexible chalet shuttle bus will allow you to enjoy the Après spirit in the bars at the gondola station and pick you up at your convenience.
Other Winter Activities
Horizon Music Festival
Horizon festival returns to Bansko for it’s third year in March 2016. The festival attracts around 2,000 people, offering them a broader spectrum from the dance genre including House, Techno, Garage, Bass & Groove. On it’s mountain and club stages, Horizon has previously showed headlines such as Bondax, Kerri Chandler, Detroit Swindle and Roy Davis Jr. This winter the festival falls during the week of 7th to 14th March and we can offer you great B&B or fully catered prices at our chalets in Bansko, starting from £235 per person, including airport transfers.
Skidoo Hire & Guides
Nothing gets the adrenaline going better than an exciting tour of the area on these powerful snow bikes. Fun days out on the skidoo circuit can be organised once you arrive at the chalet.
Thermal Spring Baths
The beautiful thermal spring baths that are featured in some of the local villages are just a short drive away, the warm mineral water will soothe your aches and pains as you soak in the natural baths. Your chalet hosts will be able to organise the whole experience for you.
Bansko has as outdoor ice-rink on the main street near the gondola. This is great fun for all the family and we will be happy to drop you off and collect you again in our chalet minibus.
|Local sports activities
Within 15 minutes: Mountain biking, Swimming, Horse riding, Climbing, Cycling, Skiing, Golf, Walking, Tennis
Within 45 minutes: Fishing
|Local leisure activities
Within 15 minutes: Food shop, Restaurant, Museum, Shopping, Historic site
||Cycling holiday, Good night life, Hen & stag nights, Ski Holidays, Walking holiday