If you would like to go on a skiing trip but you have a rather tight budget, Bulgaria shiuld be your country of choice. A Bansko ski holiday takes you to a modern resort with great facilities and all at a “knock-down” price. Being fairly new to the European ski scene, the resort is so much cheaper than the more fashionable French, Austrian or Swiss resorts, and yet facilities are excellent. With modern lifts, the seventy-five kilometres of slopes are quickly and easily accessed and they offer skiing and boarding for all levels of ability. Bansko, an old town with UNESCO world heritage status, is located in the south east of the country. Lying beneath the Pirin Mountains at an altitude of a little under one thousand metres, it has lifts reaching over two thousand five hundred metres. The resort has snow cannons covering ninety percent of the slopes.
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Low cost Bansko ski holidays cater for all proficiency levels. Those who are new to the sport will quickly gain confidence on the wide slopes of the nursery area. The ski schools have a good reputation and with their help novices with soon be moving on to the easier blues further up the mountain. Intermediates will be kept busy with the wide choice of blues and reds. The advanced skier can choose the more challenging red runs and the Tomba black run. There is great powder for the expert as well as opportunities for off-piste skiing. Be sure to take a mountain guide should you choose the latter option. The resort has a seven kilometre illuminated run for night time skiing. Boarders have a snow park with bumps and jumps and a half pipe.
The Bansko ski season opens in the third week of December and closes at the beginning of April. Many regional airports have direct flights to Sofia. The transfer time is three hours. You can check on the Cheeky Trip website to see if your own local airport offers a direct service.
The standard of accommodation in this modern resort is very good and service is excellent. Being part of an historic town there is much to see and do off the slopes. There are plenty of shops for gifts and souvenirs and the many restaurants serve a wide variety if local and international cuisine at very affordable prices. The apres ski scene is a lively affair with bars, discos and clubs providing a party atmosphere. Recreational activities include ice skating and swimming.
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