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SPORT EVENTS

MTB ENDURO BANSKO 2019

This year the Enduro MTB Race is tougher, yet still very accessible for everyone. One of trails is more than 5,5km long and roughly 550m vertical drop.

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TRAIL SYSTEMS ORG

EVENTS

THE 5TH ANNUAL BANSKO BALL

2019 Bansko Ball date has just been announced: Thursday 19th of December and will be hosted at the Regnum Hotel.

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BANSKO TOURIST INFORMATION

FESTIVALS

The JAZZ FESTIVAL

The 22nd International Jazz Festival Bansko will take place from 6th to 10th of August, 2019

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BANSKO JAZZ FEST

Old Town

New vision for the Park in Bansko

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.

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MAYOR OF BANSKO

FESTIVALS

Bansko ski fest 2019

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.

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banskoskifest.com

SKI TOWN

Bulgarian Cabinet scraps Bansko second ski lift mandate

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.

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SKI TOWN

Reduced prices for seasonal ski passes in Bansko!

During November 1st-30th, 2019 you have the opportunity to save up to 200lv, If you buy your 2019/20 season lift-pass. The reduced season pass cost 1300lv per adult; 1200lv for students and the retired; 1100lv for kids (7 to 12 inclusive). Tickets are available from the Gondola station and Maxsport stores in Bansko and Sofia.

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BANSKO SKI

Old Town

BANSKO FREE TOUR

It is a local initiative aiming to spread the rich cultural heritage of Bansko to the travelers and guests of the town this summer.

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BANSKO TOURIST INFORMATION

EUROPE

Is Bulgaria Europe’s undiscovered foodie capital?

Green cheese, craft beer and creative fine dining: discover the cutting-edge food trends putting Bulgaria on the culinary world map.

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BBC.COM

SKI Town

2019 Audi FIS Ski World Cup

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 
banskoski.com

SKI TOWN

26 JAN 2019 - The gondola is closed

Due to the complicated meteorological situation, on SATURDAY 26.01.2019 all of the lifts & ski slopes will remain closed (for the day).

SKI SLOPES & LIFTS STATUS
BANSKOSKI.COM

SKI TOWN

25 JAN 2019 - Significant avalanche danger in the Pirin mountain

Cross-country skiing is not recommended and is at your own risk!

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BULGARIAN MOUNTAIN RESCUE SERVICE

SKI TOWN

The Gondola in Spring, Summer and FALL SEASONS

Outside the winter season, the cabin lift will operate on the following 2019 schedule...

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BANSKO SKI

VISITING BANSKO

Bansko Bus Station

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.

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BANSKO TOURIST INFORMATION

SUMMER ACTIVITIES

BALLOON flights this summer

Enjoy a unique view of Bansko with an Air Balloon Tour. Each private balloon tour (4-12 passengers) takes place once a day, mornings only and always weather permitting.

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BANSKO TOURIST INFORMATION

BANSKO EVENT

New Year's Eve Concert in Bansko

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.

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BANSKO.BG

Ski Town

Bansko Winter Season 2018-2019 kick off

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!

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BANSKOSKI.COM

SKI TOWN

RE-OPEN EU APP

The European Union, and all of its member states, are planning for a safe re-opening of Europe. While protecting the public health remains our priority, we want everyone to enjoy their holidays... This interactive tool provides you with the information that you need to confidently plan your European travel and holidays, while staying healthy and safe.

Destination: BulgariaRe-open EU
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SKI TOWN

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SKI TOWN

Designers Who Changed the Web

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7 of the Best Examples of Beautiful Blog Design

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EUROPE

RE-OPEN EU APP

The European Union, and all of its member states, are planning for a safe re-opening of Europe. While protecting the public health remains our priority, we want everyone to enjoy their holidays... This interactive tool provides you with the information that you need to confidently plan your European travel and holidays, while staying healthy and safe.

DESTINATION: BULGARIARE-OPEN EU APP
EUROPA.EU

MOUNTAIN SPORTS

PIRIN RUN Starts on june 21st

PIRIN RUN on June 21st starts the 2020 season for the Mountain Races of the Marathon Association.

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EXTREME SPORTS

Three Mountains Hard Enduro Bansko ON JUNE 26-28, 2020

The first round of BG-X Enduro Championship will be held this summer in Bansko.

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BANSKO TOURIST INFROMATION

MOUNTAIN SPORTS

Pirin Ultra race will be held ON 11-13 Sept, 2020

Even though the Sky Runner series is cancelled, the 3 Routes (Route A 160K, Route B 66K, Route C 38K) and all other details will remain the same for Pirin Ultra Race.

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BANSKO TOURIST INFROMATION

PIRIN MOUNTAIN

THE PIRIN MOUNTAIN HUTS & SHELTERS GUIDE

Pirin is one of the highest mountains in Bulgaria. Named by the Slavs, after their superior god Perun.

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BANSKO TOURIST INFORMATION

Old Town

New vision for the TOWN park in Bansko

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
MAYOR OF BANSKO