Bansko with the finest and the most contemporary ski centres, is the finest ski resort in Bulgaria. Mountain peaks with skiing facilities nearby, several lakes and beautiful pine woods have made it a very popular tourist destination. A number of grand resorts and hotels in Bansko have sprouted as the town has become famous internationally in recent years. Stay in Bansko hotels to attend the Bansko Jazz Festival and pop-star concert held annually. Banya village, which is only five km from here, is home to twenty–seven mineral thermal springs.
Bansko town is located on the Glazane River in the eastern foothills of Pirin and looks at the most magnificent portion of the mountain. In the past years millions of euros have been invested on a new skiing region. Bansko, as compared to other ski resorts in Bulgaria, has the most extended skiing season. There has been a lot of development and several new resorts and hotels in Bansko are also being constructed. You can stay in the new location, which has plush Bansko hotels right adjacent to the Gondola lift. Bansko has evolved into a popular snowboarding and skiing destination.