Bansko is the biggest and most modern Ski Resort in East Europe. There are 65km of slopes suitable for all levels of skiers from the most experienced to the true beginner! The winter season is very busy with many taverns, restaurants. après-ski bars, and souvenir shops.
As well as the ski season (December to April) there is also a growing summer season with lots of mountain and outdoor activities available, not forgetting the annual Jazz Festival every August.
Bulgaria is rich with natural, therapeutic, hot water mineral spas and there are two such bathing areas near Bansko.
There is also an 18 Hole Pirin Golf Course designed by Ian Woosnam with monthly tournaments .