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The Melnik, Rozhen and Rupite Tour

Mar 28, 2019 No Comments by

Melnik is the smallest town in Bulgaria, its population is about 250 inhabitants. Located in the southwestern part of our country, near theGreek border, and is between the hills of Pirin and Belasitsa. The city is surrounded by magnificent and impressive earth pyramids. It is declared a cultural and historical reserve and a city-museum. The area is inhabited by the Thracian tribe [...]

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The Kavala Tour (Greece)

Mar 28, 2019 No Comments by

Kavala is mentioned in most guidebooks often only in passing, although it is one of the most beautiful and most liveable cities in Greece. A wealth of possibilities for excursions are available in the surrounding area and include many interesting, often little occupied beaches, archaeological sites that makes it a fun-filled excursion from Bansko. It not as [...]

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Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery Tour

Mar 28, 2019 No Comments by

Plovdiv is second biggest city in Bulgaria. The town is 150 km from Sofia. It is situated on the two banks of the Maritsa river and is famous for its cobbled street of it’s old town, the bustling hipster area of Kapana and the longest pedestrianised street in Europe. It’s six unique hills dominate the landscape [...]

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Season Ends 7th April 2019: Good snow till the end

Mar 25, 2019 No Comments by

This is the Bansko ski season that just keeps on giving. The last weeks has delivered seven days of mainly clear blue skies and warm sunshine. With wonderful skiing in the morning up until 1pm ish and later some days there has nothing been to complain about. Then today it gets even better because there [...]

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Snow Forecast: 20cm of Snow Thursday 21st March

Mar 13, 2019 No Comments by

This is the Bansko ski season that just keeps on giving. After last night’s snow and today’s bluebird day (see photo above) there’s more snow to fall tomorrow (Thursday 14th March). But, most all, I am pleased to say that I am forecasting another really substantial 20cm snow fall on Thursday 21st March. The only [...]

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Blue Bird day After 20cm of Fresh Dump: Snow Forecast for Next Week

Feb 24, 2019 No Comments by

Bansko World Cup 2019 has been a tremendous sporting spectacle but, it was somewhat ironic that, yesterday’s racing was cancelled because of snow. It’s dangerous to let competitors race in low visibility. The snow on Friday night provided 20cm+ of really fine powder snow. And the cold temperatures of -16C at the top and -11 [...]

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Bansko T Shirts: Special Offer

Feb 14, 2019 No Comments

The Bansko limited edition piste map T shirts are here to order (click here). With our own unique special design with Bansko piste map on the front and the Bansko App logo on the back, you can be proud that you, and your fellow Bansko freaks, can share the Bansko passion. Wearing the memory of [...]

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