The 22nd International Jazz Festival Bansko will take place from 6th to 10th of August, 2019VIEW FESTIVAL PROGRAM
From next year Bansko will enjoy the new vision of the park and the lake. This will happen thanks to the decision taken today by the ministerial council, which was aimed at nearly 940,000 leva for the purpose.READ MORE
Bansko Winter Skifest (19 JAN - 3 FEB), the hottest global winter festival of Turkey, celebrates its 6th year! Hosted in Bansko (Bulgaria) - Europe's premier winter sports center; with its long and well-kept ski tracks for all levels, its vibrant nightlife, its colorful casinos, bars and restaurants and comfortable hotels.VISIT WEBSITE
The mayor of Bansko (Bulgaria’s Best Winter Resort 2013-2018) Georgi Ikonomov said he was disappointed by the Supreme Administrative Court’s (SAC) decision to reject changes to the Pirin National Park management plan that would have opened the door to building a second ski lift in the resort and warned that the court’s ruling will have far-reaching negative consequences for Bulgaria’s future as a winter sports destination.READ MORE
It is a local initiative aiming to spread the rich cultural heritage of Bansko to the travelers and guests of the town this summer.READ MORE
Green cheese, craft beer and creative fine dining: discover the cutting-edge food trends putting Bulgaria on the culinary world map.FULL ARTICLE
Bansko is excited to be hosting the FIS Ski World Cup at Banderishka Polyana on 22-24 Feb. The slope "Mark Girardelli" will host the speed disciplines Super G and Giant Slalom. The slalom for the Alpine Combination will be at the "Alberto Tomba" slope.BANSKO 2019 AUDI FIS SKI WORLD CUP
Due to the complicated meteorological situation, on SATURDAY 26.01.2019 all of the lifts & ski slopes will remain closed (for the day).
Cross-country skiing is not recommended and is at your own risk!READ MORE
Time table of all buses travelling to (and from) Bansko. The information is regularly updated. The distance from Sofia to Bansko is approximately 160 km, the duration is about 3 hours. The average price of the ticket is 15 leva.VIEW BUS TIMETABLE
The town of Bansko invites you to a NYE midnight celebration at the Old Town Square. The free concert will feature performances by Dafinka Dimitrova and the members of "Nicola Vaptsarov" community centre.JOIN EVENT
The official opening ceremony of the 2018-2019 winter season with many skiing stars, including the legendary Patrick Ortlieb was on December 15.
We had fun with lots of music, entertaining games, and ski races!