A Ski holiday doesn't have to mean sore thighs or busy slopes. There are two sides to every mountain, especially in Bansko. So if skiing isn't your thing, you fancy a day off, or you want to try something different, you've come to the right place! Alternatively, if you just want to head back to the chalet, have a nap, read a book in our hot tubs or make snowmen (and snowwomen) in the garden, then that's fine too.
Besides the skiing, Bansko happens to sit on hundreds of geothermal minerals springs (Bulgaria is second only to Iceland in the number of these!). Which means plenty of naturally heated open-aired mineral pools for a good restorative swim or soak. Tired legs or not these are always a highlight, especially as you gaze up looking for shooting stars or admiring the milky way at the same time. Want to push the boat out? Perhaps a massage to follow then.
Alongside the Pirin mountains, the Rila mountains are a short distance away, and being lower you are less likely to be waist-deep in powder. Perfect for a spot of walking, mountain biking or even horse riding. For the more adventurous, snowshoeing is a great way to get into the snow without the skis. We can fix you up with a local expert guide and take you on as long (or short) a walk as you like. The guides know all the routes and make sure conditions are safe and suitable whatever your level or ability. They can also take you Ski Touring, or Cross-country skiing if you fancy this instead.
The historic old town itself is worth a few hours exploring, with its meandering lanes and old Mehanas (Taverns) around every corner it's difficult not to stop for a bit to eat and drink. The town also has plenty of family-friendly activities from the ice-rink and bowling to tobogganing and even an escape room or two to test the mind. Local villages have their own wanders, historic and heritage sites too.
During meals, you'll have several different wines and beers to choose from, but in addition we can offer wine or beer tasting with a local expert. Small scale micro-breweries to home-wineries, Bulgaria has an excellent and wide variety to try from.
If an aprés party is more your kind of thing then Bansko's nightlife will have you well catered for. From all night clubs, cool chilled bars, karaoke and beer-pong madness, to dancing and live bands. There is something for everyone. Its time to kick back and relax, or explore, or learn, or party, or play, or...
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