In 2010 this bulgarian resort was announced the winter capital of the Balkans. Up to now Bansko has 75 km of ski slopes covered with snow from late November to April. For details and further information about the resort visit the follwoing links:
Tradition and modern tourism
Bansko is a favourite destination for tourists coming from the country and abroad as well. It is attractive in very season offering various activities for breaks and recreation.
The specific Alpine character of Pirin mountains is protected by UNESCO since 1983. Bansko combines in a unique way distinctive and modernity. Cobblestoned streets separate modern hotel complexes of the typical urban houses with wooden varandas, secluded behind strong double gates.
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