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Bansko Ski Resort Guide

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Slope Stats

  • 2600m

  • 1000m

  • 1600m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:20
  • Snowmaking:80%
  • Halfpipes:-
  • Terrain Parks:-
  • X-Country:5 km
  • beginner20%
  • intermediate70%
  • advanced10%

Bansko is 170km south of Sofia and about an hour's drive beyond Borovets. It is in the shadow of the 2,915m peak of Vihren mountain, in the spectacularly beautiful Pirin range. Bansko features 75km of mainly wide, tree-lined slopes in three nearby areas: Shiligarnika, Chalin Valog and Banderishka Poliana. Plentiful off-piste skiing.


  • Nearest Airport:Sofia
  • Nearest Train Station:Bansko Blagoevgrad
  • Tourist Office Website:www.banskoski.com
  • Slopeside accommodation:-
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  •   50


  • Season opens:30 Nov 2019
  • Season closes:16 Mar 2020
  • Lifts:13 (1 gondola, 9 chair, 3 surface)
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Bansko will be hosting the Audi FIS Ski World Cup this weekend

AGENDA 2019 – 2021
Feb 2019 – Audi FIS Ski World Cup Alpine Men
February 22, 2019 - Alpine Combination
February 23, 2019 - Super Giant Slalom
February 24, 2019 - Giant Slalom

Information supplied 21 Feb 2019

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  • Issued:2 Apr
  • Last Snowfall:2 April 2020
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Today’s Weather (2100 m)view full snow forecast

snow showers
0 NW0
-3 °CF-Level
partly cloudy
5 SW5
-1 °CF-Level
partly cloudy
10 SSW10
-1 °CF-Level

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Visitor Reviews of Bansko

Argiris Karamitros from Greece writes:

The snow center is good except the gondola that's the only one and can't absorb the skiers on the celebration days and weekends and all of February

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