03 Jun 2011
To save you time and effort, your Balkan Holidays Representatives in Sunny Beach, have put together a specially designed holiday program to present the best of Bulgaria and the region you are in.
Please see below, a selection of Holidays Highlights your Balkan Holidays Representatives have chosen to enhance your holiday experience.
The Blue Mountains— Step back in time and experience what Bulgaria was like 100 years ago. Visit a classical village that is frozen in the 20th century with beautiful Renaissance buildings, historical churches and witness the locals who chose to enjoy a simple life. Then explore the magnificent Balkan
20 May 2011
Hurry and book your Winter Ski or Snowboard Holidays before 1st June and take advantage of our great early booking offers. These include :
* Free Lift Passes. When you pre-book a lift pass, get the same category of lift pass free. Conditions Apply
* 20% off Ski and Snowboard Packs when you book a holiday in Hotels Bansko, Pirin or Mura in the Bulgarian Ski Resort of Bansko.
* Free Ski Services. When you pre-book ski services for 2 Adults, one child will get the same services free. Excludes Ski Carriage.
* Free Ski School. When both parents book a Full or Learn to Ski Pack.
The main ski holiday destinations for
17 May 2011
According to a report published by the Tourist Informational Center in Plovdiv, the number of Bulgarian and foreign tourists, who have visited Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv, has increased significantly.
In June 2011 there was a significant increase in visitors to the Center, seeking information, compared to the same period for 2010.
Holidaymakers from around 44 different countries have visited Plovdiv so far this summer season, mainly from France, the UK, Germany, and the US. The main resaons for visits to Plovdiv have been primarily for sightseeing, cultural events, entertainment, food related tourism and shopping
28 Apr 2011
Balkan Holidays Summer 2011 is now on sale offering unbeatable value for money holidays. We are confident that you will find a holiday to suit your taste and budget with package holidays starting from as little £185. Browse the full Balkan Holidays Product Range and find the holiday that suits you best. Book online and you will receive a 7.5% online discount and if your a loyal client and have travelled previously with us during Summer 2010 you will be able to claims a 5% Loyalty Bonus.
You can choose from holidays to the Black Sea and Adriatic Resorts, Mountain Holidays or Golfing Breaks in Bulgaria and Slovenia, Coach Tours
24 Feb 2011
World Cup fever hits Bansko this week as the Mens World comes to town. The best racers in the world along with world's press will decend on the Bulgarian Resort for the races on 26th and 27th February. You too could be skiing on the mountain of champions and hit the same pistes as Albert Tomba, Marc Giradelli and Lindsay Vonn to name just a few.
Balkan Holidays has great offers for this modern Winter Resort and it is a lot more affordable than you would think. So watch the race on Eurosport or Ski Sunday this weekend then search our website to access the latest deals to ski this excellent resort.
Bansko Ski Holidays
11 Feb 2011
Borovets is one of the three main ski resorts in Bulgaria. This annual Borosport Cup is organised by the Bulgarian Ski Federation on the Popangelov slope of this and features the top Slalom and Giant Slalom racers from all countries on the Balkan Peninsula. This is a great opportunity to watch the best skiers from the region adding to the atmosphere of this lively resort.
11 Feb 2011
One of the featured ski resorts by Balkan Holidays has installed more artificial snowmaking systems this season.
Borovets have installed additional snow cannons on the ski areas of Yastrebets, Sitnayakovo and Markudjik along with a new snow retention system.
A new reservoir with a capacity of 30,000 cubic metres, will supply water directly to the snow cannons.
Borosport Director, Nelly Sandalska, has informed Balkan Holidays: "This allows for perfect snowmaking and maintaining of more than 200,000 square metres of ski runs."
Winter tourists are on the rise in Bulgaria, particularly families on cheap package deals and young
20 Jan 2011
If you are travelling to Bulgaria during the first few months of the year, you have this amazing opportunity to take part in one of the most spectacular spring traditions in the country called 'the Kukeri ritual'.
The tradition itself...
The Kukeri is a traditional Bulgarian ritual of Thracian origins, but you can expect to find similar ones in near by countries such as Romania, Serbia, Italy and even Spain.
This fun ritual is performed by the locals and anyone who wishes to take part between Christmas and Lent and by costumed men, who walk around and perform fun dance routines that are meant to scare away the evil spirits
29 Dec 2010
Bulgaria is this winter's bargain family ski destination, with total ski costs 55 per cent lower than Switzerland.
The most recent Post Office Family Ski Resort Report (published 18 Nov 2011) shows Bansko in Bulgaria to be the best value ski resort when it comes to items such as Lift Passes, Ski School & Ski/Boot Hire.
The fact that Bulgaria is a non euro country allows its resorts to offer incredible value and savings for clients coupled with breathtaking scenery and modern ski facilities.
Balkan Holidays are proud to be the specialist tour operator to Bulgaria offering magical ski holidays with added value &
17 Dec 2010
Croatia's coast makes it an ideal island-hopping destination. There are hundreads of islands, from the Kvarner region in the north right down to the Elafiti islands of Dubrovnik. There are options to suit everyone from the family friendly beaches of Krk to the party island of Pag and the unspoiled nature paradise of Mjlet.
Distance between many islands are small and all connections are made easy. Clients can either use the Jadrolinija ferries to get around or, for an even easier life, take an organised cruise.
Croatia's Dalmatian Coast stretches for 1050 miles along the Adriatic, facing Italy's eastern edge, and the