Airports Near Bansko
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Review of snowboarding and skiing in Bansko Bulgaria.
Bansko Ski Holiday Facts
Established in ? the Bulgarian ski resort Bansko lies at 936 metres altitude in the ? region of the Bulgarian Pirin. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2560m Bansko ski area is snow sure. Over 161 snow cannons ensure artificial Bansko snow making covers 45km of ski trails, which equates to around 70 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Bansko (Bulgaria) is Sofia at a distance of 170km or approximately 180 minutes driving time. Bansko ski season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Bansko
Skiing Bansko you'll enjoy 14 pistes and trails and that means approximately 77km of ski runs. Bansko lifts number 20 with the capacity to uplift 23100 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko is over 16km long.
Bansko Ski Area
Bansko ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 35% intermediate, 57% advanced ski slopes and 7% for expert skiers - the most difficult Bansko piste is the ?km Alberto Tomba run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Bansko after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Bansko for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Bansko
If you snowboard Bansko you'll want to know that, of the 20 ski lifts in total, 11 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Bansko snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Bansko snowboard facilities include 10 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Bansko for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Bansko Apres Ski
The apres ski Bansko scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
6 apres ski bars 100 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.
Bansko for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Bansko Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Bansko resort - ski Bansko by any other name
The Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko ski resort is also known as Bansko Pirin and has the following common misspellings:
Bansko ski area has ski slopes which face N
The direction which the various Bansko ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Bansko ski resort has ski slopes facing N.
Bansko for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Bansko reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.