Thanks to the continuing development and growth in popularity, Bansko Bulgaria has settled among the countries to go in the snowy months. A recent article in the English newspaper „Daily Mirror“ ranked the Pirin mountain resort as the 7th best winter destination around the globe and put it in front of world-famous sites like Vail and Aspen in the USA, Bormio in Italy and Zermatt in Switzerland. Might sound exaggerated as evaluation but Bansko beats those places in one category for sure – it is much more affordable and the quality offered isn’t that far from the top centres of skiing.
Another article, this time published by the German newspaper „Bild“ claims that the most famous Bulgarian resort stands on the 4th position of options for a cheap winter vacation in Europe. Based on the stats of the HomeToGo tourist search engine, it has been calculated that the average daily expense in the Pirin resort amounts to 93 Euro – lift pass, boot hire and accommodation included. Before the skiing season is launched on full-scale Bansko offers the opportunity of discount to everyone who has decided to buy a card for the whole season – 1200 BGN (615 Euro) if bought before the end of November, after that the price will be 50 Euro higher.
The fame and the quality of that winter centre have been confirmed numerous times by the presence of some of the biggest champions in alpine disciplines. Because of Bansko Bulgaria has welcomed Olympic and world gold medalists and this year will be no exception. The piste at the Banderishka Polyana was named after Alberto Tomba and his Italian compatriot and lookalike Kristian Ghedina will be present at the Opening ceremony of the 2017-18 scheduled on 16th December. Regarded the best downhiller of his country, Ghedina adds to the already long list of Alpine champions to ski on Bansko slopes. Many of them including Mark Ghirardelli have returned to the most known Bulgarian winter centre after their first visit.
And having Bansko Bulgaria offers more than one reason for a comeback vacation to all who had enjoyed their stay in the Pirin beauty. The price was already cited as one key point, it is expected that in the coming months the daily lift pass would not exceed 30 Euro again. This is the cost to ride along 18 trails of different difficulty that sum up to 75 km in length, including 16 km of interrupted route suitable for medium-skilled and experienced skiers. 10 lifts operate in the area and only of them being the cabin type.
Regarding Bansko Bulgaria have registered the biggest growth in real estate sales around all winter resorts. The popularity contributes to the fact that Holiday dates at the hotels are being sold out long before the season starts. Still not too late though to find someplace to stay and celebrate Christmas, New Year’s Eve or just book a week-long vacation – check here for the best offers http://www.balkanholidays.co.uk/holiday_destinations/winter_holidays/bulgaria/bulgaria_mountains/bansko/index.html. Skiing is the main attraction but tasting the unique local cuisine is another must-do and because of Bansko Bulgaria have gained a lot to be famous for.