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Bansko Resort Guide

The Bansko resort guide summary is: Bansko has 1 lift within its terrain that is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1000m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 20 trail at Bansko.


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Bansko Resort Guide

The Bansko resort guide summary is: Bansko has 1 lift within its terrain that is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1000m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 20 trail at Bansko.

Vertical:

Top: 2600m
Arrow
1000m
Bot: 1600m

Best for:

Beginner level skier
Beginners/
Intermediates

Trails:

20
20%
70%
10%

Hectares of Ski:

Snowmaking: 80%

Bansko Lifts:

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Total lifts = 1
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Visiting Bansko

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Bansko.

  • Season opens
    28 Nov 2020
  • Season closes
    11 Apr 2021
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    100 | 50
  • Nearest Airport
    Sofia
  • Nearest Train Station
    Bansko Blagoevgrad
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone

Bansko Features

The terrain at Bansko includes:


What's it like at Bansko resort?

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.


Explore Bansko Location Map

Interactive Bansko trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.


When's the snowiest month to visit Bansko?

MarchAverage: 4.3 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Bansko is week 2 of March. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 29cm of snowfall. Check out the Bansko Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Bansko

Overall: 3.7 Based on 181 votes and 343 reviews

  • Snowsure 3.9
  • Variety of pistes 3.9
  • Off-piste 3.5
  • Scenery 4.1
  • Apres-Ski 4.1
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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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