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Unlimited Ski And Fun!

Skiing and snowboarding in Bulgaria offer great value for money with cheap après-ski and excellent skiing. It is a wonderful opportunity for beginners to learn to ski or board with friendly and patient English speaking instructors, and also offers challenging runs for the more experienced.

The town of Bansko is situated at the foot of the Pirin Mountain in southwest Bulgaria, 160 km from Sofia and located 925 m above the sea level with the ski area at an altitude of 2000 – 2600 m.

  • Ski Stats

    Vertical drop: 1630m
    Ski Area: 75km
    Lifts: – 14
     Beginners – 35km
    Intermediate – 37km
    Advanced – 3km
     Longest Run: 16km Tordoka Peak (blue) – peak to base run

  • Included Activities

    Swimming pool in hotel

    Pay to Play

    Ice skating
    Night skiing
    UNESCO World Heritage town

Bansko offers a unique combination of a modern winter sports resort, excellent ski and snowboard conditions and infrastructure with a lively working town. Situated at the foot of the Pirin Mountains, Bansko is built in a UNESCO World Heritage site, with quaint cobbled streets and traditional buildings combined with probably the liveliest après-ski of all the Bulgarian resorts. 

Along with an ice skating rink, a bowling arena and plenty of shops offering unique souvenirs, most of the hotels also have swimming pools and spas.

Accommodation Options

  • Hotel Pirin

    The 4 star Hotel Pirin enjoys a central location in the popular town of Bansko also known as being one of the best.

    As soon as you walk through the doors of this wonderful hotel you will feel the inviting and cosy atmosphere. In addition to its excellent leisure facilities, Hotel Pirin has lots of charm, relaxing ambience and friendly staff.

    68 rooms over 5 floors and facilities include indoor swimming pool, solarium, sauna, steam bath, fitness centre, pool tables, table tennis and Wi-Fi internet access as well as shuttle bus service to the gondola.

  • Hotel Strazhite

    Refurbished in 2012, the Hotel Strazhite combines the beauty of traditional Bulgarian architecture with the comfort and convenience of a modern hotel. 

    Situated just 300 metres from the Bansko gondola lift, the hotel is conveniently located for the enthusiastic skier who cannot get on the slopes soon enough.

    Bansko town centre with all its attractions, traditional restaurants and pubs is only a few minutes walk away from the hotel. With its excellent location, comfortable and spacious rooms, great selection of leisure facilities, including a pleasant swimming pool and modern bowling alley as well as wi-fi internet in public areas, the Hotel Strazhite is perfect for Visions groups.

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