Five Reasons Why Skiing In Bansko Is Unforgettable
Five Reasons Why Skiing In Bansko Is Unforgettable
26 Oct 2021

Nothing quite compares to carving on your board or skis down freshly groomed pistes on a sunny crisp morning,taking in the views of the Pirin Mountains and getting a serious adrenaline rush at the same time. Quite frankly, there's no better place to do it than on a  Bansko Holiday, without a doubt Bulgaria's most modern ski resort. Here are five reasons why it's the best place to be if you're into the sport.


Situated as it is at the foot of the Pirin Mountains, you're lucky to have a whole UNESCO World Heritage Site to explore at your leisure. Bulgaria's landscape is at its wildest here, and you're bound to be impressed with the local scenery, which looks as though Mother Nature really decided to let her hair down and enjoy herself.

Modern Lift System

Five Reasons Why Skiing In Bansko Is Unforgettable | Balkan Holidays

The modern touches make skiing here better than ever, with the resort's new ski lifts, hotels and other fantastic facilities winning international acclaim. You can be sure of being completely comfortable while also being able to get hold of the most up-to-date equipment during your stay here. The slick and efficient lift system will take you from the mid station up to the highest ski pisted in Bulgaria at over 2500m. The lift system is very snowboard friendly being completely accessible without drag lifts.Bring on the pistes!

Apres ski

Nestled amongst the beautiful cobbled streets of the resort, you'll find hundreds of little bars and restaurants serving up their own brand of party atmosphere. They're uniquely Bulgarian and often referred to as 'mehana', even by international visitors. Party with the best of them late into the night as you enjoy Bansko's lively apres ski culture.


Despite being internationally raved about, Bansko somehow manages to remain one of the cheapest resorts in the world for a sport that is notoriously expensive. You'll get the best equipment, accommodation and overall experience for the best price - a win-win situation. Balkan Holidays has the widest range of Winter Holidays on the UK market to Bulgaria featuring all of the main winter ski resorts Bansko Holidays, Borovets Holidays, Pamporovo Holidays. In Bansko we have a great selection of hotels from the doorstep skiing of the luxury Kempinski Hotel, the stylish conveniently located Hotel Strazhite and the fantastic value for money Hotel Mura

Ski Area

It wouldn't be worth turning up to Bansko for all this if it didn't have excellent slopes as well. Luckily, the resort excels expectations, with more than 70km of fast-paced piste that will put you through your paces. There are options for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers, so there really is no excuse not to give this amazing sport a try in an amazing destination.

Balkan Holidays have a range of ski and board packages available that you can tailor to suit your own requirements.

Balkan Holidays offer unbeatable ski deals and savings & discounts this winter to all Bulgarian Ski Resorts starting from only £282pp. To find out more or to book your ski holiday to Bansko visit our winter ski website.

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