Bansko is the best ski resort in Eastern Europe. All the ski lifts are brand new and all very
fast chairlifts or Gondolas. The skiing is both challenging for the experienced skier and great for the beginner and intermediate.
There are many mountain restaurants serving a variety of local cuisine. Bulgaria is host to the sunniest ski resorts
in Europe and since they are further East than the Alps have colder conditions which generates better snow throughout the
They have invested heavily in snow cannons and with the freezing night time temperatures, snow is guaranteed
throughout the season.
Some details about Bansko...
* Resort height
* Top of highest lift
* Total number of lifts
* Total km of market piste 70km
* Total km of x-country trails 9km
Skiers of all abilities
are well catered for as Bansko have 70km of marked ski runs which are easily accessed by the modern gondola lift.
Apres-ski is centered around the local 'Mehanas', friendly taverna type restaurants serving traditional
Bulgarian cuisine and drinks, often with roaring log fires and live entertainment. There are lots of great fun bars,
restaurants and night clubs to enjoy.
There is also an ice rink in the winter as well as bowling and a cinema.