Bulgaria’s leading ski resorts are generally based in the east and south of the country. Bankso and Borovets are both located less than 200 miles away from the Macedonia border and within 2 hours distance from Sofia airport. Pamporovo is the exception, situated in the Smolyan Province just 6 miles away from the Chepelare municipality.
Located between 2000 and 2500 metres above sea level, Bansko offers extraordinary snow conditions, breath-taking sites of natural beauty and a high number of cultural and historical monuments dating back to the early periods of the Roman Empire.
Bansko is the most popular ski resort in Bulgaria with the longest ski runs, 70 km of pistes and a huge variety of bars and restaurants. Top hotels in Bansko include Hotel Lion and Hotel Bansko.