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Bankso Ski Resort

Bansko is reputed to be Bulgaria's number 1 ski resort, having the best and most modern ski centre of all Bulgarian ski resorts. The town of Bansko is located 925 m. above sea level and is situated near the river Glazane in the north- eastern area of Pirin, bellow the highest and most beautiful part of the mountain range.

The ski pistes are located in two main ski - centres- CHALIN VALOG (1100-1600 m) and SHILIGARNIKA (1700-2500 m). They are approximately 10 km above the town on the northern slopes of Pirin and are easily accessible and has over 70 kilometres of marked pistes, which are easily accessed by a network of lifts. Snowboarders can take advantage of the fun park. They can build jumps to suit their taste and abilities. Slalom and Giant slalom runs are available. Also, a cross-country track with a total length of 5 km. And a 3 km ski run track is situated 2 km from the town.

There are other attractions in the town of Bansko. About 120 cultural and historical monuments are scattered around the town. Various souvenir shops offer the work of the local artists and smiths.

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