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What The FAQ#15 Everything You Need To Know About Bansko Ski Lift Passes

Jan 24, 2019 No Comments by

Where you can buy lift passes? You can buy 1,2,3,4, 5, 6 and 13 day lift passes at the gondola lift, Guinnes Hotel, Sport Hotel, Zara Hotel, Kempinski, Premier, Regnum and others. Look out for the second cash desk to the right of the main building. There’s rarely a queue there to buy your lift [...]

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How To Load (Recharge) A Bansko Ski Lift Pass

Jan 04, 2019 No Comments by

Here’s how to save time and money when buying a Bansko ski lift pass. 50% of visitors, in a six day ski vacation, take at least a morning off skiing, and many, take a whole day off skiing. This means that they can save money by buying a daily pass. They, and you, can save money by [...]

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Traditional English Afternoon Tea at The Kempinski

Dec 21, 2018 No Comments by

Afternoon tea was introduced in England by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, in the year 1840. The evening meal was served at eight o’clock, thus leaving a long period of time between lunch and dinner. The Duchess would become hungry around four o’clock and would ask that a tray of tea, bread and butter [...]

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Valentina Heights Special Offer

Nov 27, 2018 No Comments by

Special Catered Chalet Holiday Special Offer: package offer at Valentina Heights when booked for one week stay, half board. Breakfast and evening meal from £280. Valentina Heights Chalet is not only the closest chalet to ski lift but also probably the most luxurious. Check out the rave guest reviews on Trip Adviser since 2010. English speaking friendly staff. Warm, [...]

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Avalon Restaurant: Indian Curry Nights and More

Nov 22, 2018 No Comments by

In Bansko there are plenty of restaurants that offer traditional Bulgarian food. There are also Italian, Japanese, Thai, Mexican and Chinese restaurants. I love variation in my eating out and there’s one place I can recommend trying in Bansko: a curry night at the Avalon restaurant, in the Avalon hotel. But before I talk curry, it’s worth [...]

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Where To Go For New Year’s Eve Dinner?

Nov 21, 2018 No Comments by

New Year’s Eve is the most lively evening in Bansko of the year. Almost all places are child friendly. Many places fill up over a week before New Year — so book now. If you’re staying in your apartment then you can take the stress away and order your food and drink delivery online from [...]

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Fresh Snow: Will The Ski Season Start Early?

Nov 20, 2018 No Comments

Fresh snow fell Sunday and Monday and you may be thinking that the lift will be running soon. Here at banskoblog.com / Bansko App we only deal in facts and not speculation. We do speculate — but we always make it clear when we are doing so. Temperatures have increased and that means precipitation will [...]

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