News from Bansko

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  • Nikola Vaptsarov House Museum

    Nikola Vaptsarov House Museum

    04.01.2016Nikola Vaptsarov House Museum was turned into an actual museum back in 1952. Restoration has been done 3 times - in 1960, 1979 and 1992, with the current exposition at a very high professional level. Relatives of the ...
  • Kralev Dvor Peak

    Kralev Dvor Peak

    02.01.2016Kralev Dvor Peak is located on the southern central part of the main Pirin ridge, towering at 8790 ft (2680 m) above sea level. Kralev Dvor, unlike the majority of mountains peaks in [Pirin], is not a marble but a granit...
  • Razlog Kukeri Prepare for the Traditional Carnival

    Razlog Kukeri Prepare for the Traditional Carnival

    31.12.2015The traditional Kukeri festival will be held again this year in [Razlog] and participants are doing their last-minute repetitions before the start of the show. Enthusiasts from the region will put on eye-catching biz...
  • Sveta Troitsa Church - Bansko

    Sveta Troitsa Church - Bansko

    30.12.2015Sveta Troitsa Church is one of the symbols of [Bansko], along with its tower and unique ring of the bells. Preparation for construction of the church began around 1810. The location for its construction was chosen, on...
  • Banski Suhodol Peak

    Banski Suhodol Peak

    27.12.2015Banski Suhodol Peak is one of the peaks in [Pirin] mountain. Banski Suhodol is situated in the northern part of the mountain, on the main Pirin ridge in its marble section. Banski Suhodol has a height of 9460 ft (2884...
  • Bayuvi Dupki Peak

    Bayuvi Dupki Peak

    25.12.2015Bayuvi Dupki Peak or Bayuva Dupka is located in the northern part of [Pirin] mountain. The peak sits at the so-called "marble summit" at an impressive 9249 ft (2820 m) above sea level. It is situated at the karst rid...
  • Momin Dvor Peak

    Momin Dvor Peak

    25.12.2015Momin Dvor Peak or Momini Dvori is a granite peak located on the main ridge in the northern part of [Pirin] mountain. Momini Dvori lies at at an altitude of 8905 ft (2715 m) and has a well-defined pyramidal shape. Mo...
  • Christmas Fundraiser Concert in Bansko

    Christmas Fundraiser Concert in Bansko

    23.12.2015Today, December 23rd, at 5:30 PM, Bansko will be hosting a Christmas concert under the motto "Christmas Smiles", to raise funds for an initiative organized by the municipality. The Christmas spectacle will be held at...
  • Spano Pole Refuge

    Spano Pole Refuge

    18.12.2015Spano Pole Refuge is located in the southern part of Malko Spano Pole cirque in the northern part of [Pirin] mountain. The refuge sits at 6740 ft (2055 m) above sea level right under the southwestern slopes of Bashliiski...
  • Razlozhki Suhodol Peak

    Razlozhki Suhodol Peak

    17.12.2015Razlozhki Suhodol Peak is one of the most controversial peaks in [Pirin] mountain. It's located on the main mountain ridge between Suhodol and Kamenitishki summits and according to some its elevation is 8905 ft (2715 m),...
  • Vihren Hut

    Vihren Hut

    17.12.2015Vihren Hut is found in [Pirin] mountain, it was built in 1939-1941 by the Bulgarian Tourist Union of Bansko at an altitude of 6396 ft (1950 m) above sea level on the left side of the rocky shore of [Bunderitsa River]. In...
  • Tisata Nature Reserve

    Tisata Nature Reserve

    17.12.2015Tisata Nature Reserve was founded in 1949 under the ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, originally under the name Tisova Burchina. In 1977, the reserve's territory was expanded and it was renamed Tisat...
  • Kremenski Lakes

    Kremenski Lakes

    17.12.2015The Kremenski Lakes are a group of 9 water bodies in [Pirin] mountain. The Kremenski Lakes are situated in the Kremenski cirque, a narrow, yet incredibly well defined Pirin cirque. The Kremenski cirque is surrounded b...
  • Malina Hut

    Malina Hut

    17.12.2015Malina Hut is located in Dolen Kaluger in Central [Pirin]. The structure lies at the foot of Boikov Vruh, 5490 ft (1674 m) above sea level. Malina is a large 2-story building. For fans of mountain tourism, it has 68 b...
  • St. Theodore Tiron and Theodore Stratelates - Dobarsko

    St. Theodore Tiron and Theodore Stratelates - Dobarsko

    16.12.2015The church of St. Theodore Tiron and Theodore Stratelates, located in the village of Dobarsko, Razlog municipality, was built as a triple nave basilica from stone and mortar in 1614 by proactive and wealthy Dobarsko resi...
  • Bansko Wins Prize for Best Festival Destination

    Bansko Wins Prize for Best Festival Destination

    11.12.2015The municipality of Bansko has earned the prestigious award for the best festival [destination] at an official ceremony in Sofia. Tourism representatives in [Bulgaria], [Romania], [Serbia] and [Italy] all fought for the ...
  • It's Too Early to Ski in Bansko

    It's Too Early to Ski in Bansko

    04.12.2015The weather has shocked winter sports fans for yet another year in a row. The unusually warm weather does not yet allow for good [ski] conditions in Bansko. But because of popular demand, the ski center has announ...
  • The Christmas Tree in Bansko Lights Up on December 3rd

    The Christmas Tree in Bansko Lights Up on December 3rd

    27.11.2015The Christmas lights will light up on December 3rd, with the tree once again trimmed in the town square. This will officially mark the beginning of the Christmas season in the [resort]. A music program has been speci...
  • Bansko Ski Resort Offers 200 Leva Off Seasonal Ski Passes

    Bansko Ski Resort Offers 200 Leva Off Seasonal Ski Passes

    20.11.2015All seasonal ski passes at Bansko Ski Resort will be sold with 200 leva off until November 30, 2015. They are available for sale at ticket counters at the cabin lift and Maxsport stores in [Sofia]. The adult package is d...
  • World Ski Champs are Opening the Season in Bansko

    World Ski Champs are Opening the Season in Bansko

    06.11.2015This winter, the [ski] season in Bansko officially opens on December 12, with some of the champions of the sport scheduled to be at the event. Two time Olympic champion Markus Wasmeier will be arriving for the opening. ...