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One Team, One Goal – One Tonne of Food; Bear Park Visit

Oct 19, 2017 No Comments by

The Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Donated One Tonne of Food to the Dancing Bears Park in Belitsa. The hotel repeated its “One Team, one Goal – One Tonne of Food” initiative for a fifth consecutive year Bansko, 18 October 2017 – On 16 October, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko’s management team visited the Dancing Bears Park in Belitsa with [...]

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What The FAQ #6: Where Can I Get A Piste Map?

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by

One thing you need when you come to Bansko is a piste map. Click here to open, and download if you wish, your high resolution map in a new tab (it’s free). Bansko Blog works with Euphoria Bar and Grill, the home of our live cam, and you can pick up a printed map there, [...]

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Lift Pass Prices 2018

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2017/18 will be announced here. Subscribe to newsletter to receive the news! Below are the 2016/17 ski pass prices. Click here to save on your discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers.     Click on colourful writing above for all your, ski and snowboard hire, lessons and transfers. FAQ’s These [...]

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First Signs Of Winter: Snow and heavy rain expected this weekend

Oct 06, 2017 No Comments by

From tomorrow I expect to see a few centimetres of snow on the Pirin and Rila mountains that surround Bansko. Whilst there have been a few light dustings so far this Autumn, I expect we will see some snow on the Predel pass, which is the main route into Bansko that cuts through the gap [...]

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What the FAQ #5: What Do I Need to Pack For Bansko?

Oct 03, 2017 No Comments by

What should I pack for my Bansko ski trip? This is a very common question and the answer, once again, is “it depends”. It depends if you are flying with a check-in bag or just a cabin bag. You can go skiing for a week with just one cabin bag. This means you get get [...]

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What the FAQ? #4: Is it Safe to Drink the Tap Water?

Sep 20, 2017 No Comments by

Is it Safe to Drink the Tap Water? The topic of my FAQ #4. The short answer is Yes… and No. I have drunk the tap water for many years but there is suspicion of how large businesses can operate outside any normal code of ethics. This means that I am less sure than I [...]

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Easy Jet Opens Bookings for Flights Until June 24th 2018

Sep 20, 2017 No Comments

EasyJet opens for flight bookings up until June 24th 2018. Now is a great time to book a few Bansko ski trips. As I always say, March and early April are my recommended times to come to Bansko, if you can. Anytime from 4th March 2018 is good until the end of the season. Of [...]

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