Discover Bansko!

Bansko area



Ski Resort

The ski resort features 70 km of ski tracks, suitable for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, slalom and giant slalom runs, as well as a 5 klm long cross country track.

A very modern Gondola lift links the town of Bansko with the ski center’s main base camp, whereas within the center itself there are a 3-seat lift, a 6-seat lift, 7 drags and 10 baby drags.

For the snowboard enthusiasts, the ski center also features one of the most modern, state-of-the-art Fun Park in the Balkans.

Throughout the year, the Bansko ski-resort hosts a number of winter sport races, cups and events that attract visitors from all around the world.

The Town

The town of Bansko offers upscale accommodation and numerous recreational opportunities to entertain you both in the day and nighttime.

From winter- sport facilities, excursions in the wild and horseback riding, to sightseeing and night clubbing, Bansko has a taste for every palate.

The town’s gastronomic horizons have expanded due to the recent influx of tourists, offering a new take in traditional Bulgarian cooking influenced by the refined tastes of neighboring countries such as Italy, Greece and France;

not to mention a wide range of high quality international cuisine. Entertainment is affluent in Bansko; traditional, scenic cafés, bars and night clubs offer suitable options for every taste, and many dining facilities offer live entertainment as well.

Shops are also in abundance, ready to cover all your needs, particularly in clothing apparel and winter sport equipment, but also in specialty traditional handiwork.


As the town of Bansko evolved, from the little merchant and farming center to a high end tourist destination, it has adopted a cultural flair that makes it even more unique and inviting. Events like the annual Bansko Jazz festival, the Opera Festival or the Extreme Sport Movie festival have found the ideal hosting grounds, and gain more loyal fans with every passing year.

Other intriguing stops include the House-Museum of Neofit Rilski, the patron scholar of the Bulgarian education system, the Velianov House, considered a national monument

both for its architecture as well as the artistic works of its owner, the alluring Church of Saint Trinity and its neighboring permanent exhibition of religious icons.

Bansko is ready to welcome you and become your new favorite winter destination!