If you are still wondering where to go skiing this year - we have a great suggestion for you. A small town hidden in between the tall snowy summits of Pirin Mountains in Bulgaria. Located only 2 hours away from Sofia - the ski resort of Bansko attracts visitors from all over the world every winter. Thousands of visitors enjoy the excellent conditions and top notch ski runs in Bansko.
Once you hit the slopes, you will know that skiing in Bansko is the right choice. With over 70 ski runs across two different ski centres, Bansko is one of the most popular ski resorts in Eastern Europe. It is safe to say that Bansko can compete with the luxurious Alpine resorts. The ski centres provide various slopes to choose from depending on your skills and ability. Beginners can enjoy approximately 30% of the runs, while expert skiers can choose between 35% of the slopes. If you are a snowboarder, Bansko has something to offer you too. The ski resort is home to the first extreme snowboarder park on the Balkans. You will be able to build your own jumps as per your own preferences and skills.
Bansko’s ski season is relatively long thanks to the snow machines that ensure fresh snow between mid-December to mid-April. The ski zone has been massively developed in the last few years with significant investments and it now has modern Gondola, chair lifts, etc. If you enjoy long days of skiing - Bansko also has something for you. Visitors can benefit from the night skiing in Bansko between 18:30 until 21:30.
After long snowy days, you can head to Bansko’s city centre to immerse yourself into the Bulgarain history and culture. In the historic part of the town, you can find numerous restaurants, bars, craft shops, etc. Make sure to try the traditional Bulgarian cuisine with a glass of wine in one of the ‘mehanas’ (Bulgarian traditional restaurant).
If you are worried about how to get to Bansko, leave that to us - UniTrans will be happy to assist. Get in touch with us and let us know when you arrive in Bulgaria and we will take care of your journey. UniTrans provides private transfers across the country. We will pick you up from the airport and ensure your safe and comfortable arrival in Bansko. We will also meet any special requests that you might have - a baby seat, additional luggage space for your ski equipment, etc. Nothing is too much for us and we are always happy to help!