Winter in Bansko

In recent years Bansko has become the most popular winter tourist destination in Bulgaria. In the past 10 years Bansko has had over €30 million invested in the ski areas/gondola lift and has recently benefitted from a further 10km of piste and a new 6 person, high speed chair lift. Winter sports fans of all abilites will find lots to enjoy from nursey slopes to challenging black runs and off piste diversions. The 70km of piste on offer comprise 35% beginner, 40% intermediate/advanced and 25% expert.

The winter season in Bansko starts in mid December and goes on until the end of April and sometimes May in winters of good snowfall. The average annual snowfall in Bansko is over 10ft which as well as giving the skiers and snowboarders a winter sports haven, really adds to Bansko's rustic Bulgarian charm. On the mountain you can even take the chance to see Bansko from a bird's-eye view with a tandem Para-ski or hire a snowmobile before taking the ski road back to town for ice skating, 10 pin bowling or simply a beer or two in one of the towns many bars.

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