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Ski season over: looking back and a glimpse of what’s ahead

May 04, 2023 No Comments by

With several weeks since the ski season ended I’m looking back on the past and also on some of the Bansko delights that lay ahead. There’s no doubt the ski season of 2022/23 was the the most challenged in Bansko’s modern history. When the ski season opened there was just one piste that was open. […]

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What next for Bansko property prices? Interview with Cristian Zarnescu from Plus Property

Feb 17, 2023 No Comments by

The average market price of Bansko property jumped by 25% in 2022. It now stands at 700-800 euros per square metre. I was interested to take a look ahead at Bansko property price expectations for the next few years. Read on for my interview with Cristian Zarnescu at Plus property where we take a deep […]

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Snow falling on the slopes provides hope for Bansko’s ski season

Jan 10, 2023 No Comments by

The snow deprived start to the Bansko ski season sees snow falling heavily. There’s 20cm on the slopes above the top of the gondola lift around Bunderishka Poliana and 30cm at the top. With more snow set to fall and piste bashed out we can expect more slopes to open very soon. Today has been […]

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Bansko lift pass price: 60 lv / day whilst many lifts are closed

Dec 21, 2022 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices have been reduce to 60lv / day for an adult pass and 30 lv for a child. This reduction from 90 lv / day is due to the poor snow cover which has necessitated a much reduced lift and piste opening. As of today, 21st December 2022 only the gondola lift […]

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Save 15% on ski, snowboard hire, lessons and transfers

Dec 15, 2022 2 Comments by

Save 15% with our ski and snowboard hire, private and group lessons offer. Risk-free booking with our 100% money back cancellation guarantee with a small fee. No hidden extras since 2008/9 ski season!  Click here to go to our booking and pricing tool or click here to download our 5 star rated Bansko App for iOS and Android […]

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Private airport transfers to Bansko: 5 things you need to know

Nov 16, 2022 2 Comments by

I started offering Sofia to Bansko transfers in the 2008/09 ski season. And I would say, as humbly as possible, that the last thirteen years of experience of arranging transfers for thousands of clients has gone into this list. Here’s everything you need to know about transfers to and from Bansko from Sofia/Plovdiv/Thessaloniki. 1.  No waiting around […]

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2022/23 Bansko Ski Season Lift Pass Prices

Oct 11, 2022 No Comments

An adult seasonal lift pass for Bansko is 1,500 lv if you buy it on or before 10th December 2022. The official ski lift web site, banskoski.com, says “After December 10th, 2022, the prices of seasonal passes may be updated, depending on the dynamic economic situation in the country and the region.” seasonal lift pass […]

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