Winter ski breaks : Bansko holiday rentals
The town of Bansko is located in the south west of the country at the foot of the Pirin Mountains and offers a long winter season, running from December to May. Staying in Bansko holiday rentals not only provides beautiful views, but access to the 75km of ski runs, a terrain park and off-piste area. The area is an ideal family location, featuring a ski school and plenty of gentle blue and green pistes. Bansko has previously hosted parts of the World Cup Alpine Ski Races. Despite its popularity with visitors, Bansko is still a culturally rich town. Stroll down Pirin Street, one of the town's central streets, filled with beautiful buildings, taverns, shops, ski-hire and many “mehana” restaurants – a traditional inn to enjoy local delicacies - whilst also offering a range of bars. The town is situated just 5km from the village of Banya, in which lies over 20 thermal mineral springs and a spa to relax after a day on the mountain. Renting Bansko accommodation allows you to explore the surrounding Bulgarian landscape. Surrounded by various small towns, visit the town of Razlog; larger than Bansko, this town is surrounded by the Pirin Mountains and continues to embrace the rich Bulgarian cultural traditions – the New Years celebrations are particularly popular. Bansko is situated approximately 2 hours by car to the capital city, Sofia.