About Bansko

A mix of beautiful nature, ancient history and modern luxury – the amazing resort of Bansko awaits you!

The town of Bansko is located in the foot of Pirin Mountain, at 927 meters above the sea level, next to National Park Pirin – a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Bansko is a rare combination of immensely beautiful landscapes and Bulgarian national revival atmosphere. The climate is mountainous, with average January temperatures of -1.9 degrees Celsius, the snow cover in the resort remains for 6 months annually on the average, and the summer temperatures are +25 degrees.

Thanks to its favourable climate and geographic location, Bansko is an attractive destination throughout the year. The Alpine character of Pirin Mountain provides excellent conditions for practicing professional and amateur winter and summer sports, recreation and tourism. The Bansko region is also famous for its mineral waters, which turns the resort into an attractive SPA destination.

Awarded by World Ski Awards as the Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria for the sixth time in a row, this unique resort town is also tourists’ favourite destination during the summer season when they can enjoy wide range of outdoors and cultural activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, golfing, sightseeing, rafting, international jazz festival, summer theatre festival, cinema under the stars and much more…

Another charming side of Bansko is its magical symbiosis of history, traditions, and culture. Guests of the resort have the privilege to experience the pure authenticity and the unique culture of the old town district.  It was proclaimed as a cultural center of international importance in 1979. There are multiple museums, historic, architectural and cultural landmarks in the town with the number of tourist attractions exceeding 140. Very typical for Bansko are the traditional taverns, in which dishes from the region of Bansko are served.

More about Bansko you can explore on the below links:

www.visit-bansko.bg/en

www.bansko.bg/en/About-Bansko/Films-About-Bansko

http://www.bulgariatravel.org/en/Article/Details/12/Bansko