Bansko Ski Holidays offers apartment rental at the luxury Belvedere Holiday Club complex, which is situated just 350m away from the gondola, Bansko is considered to be one of the youngest and best developed ski resort in Bulgaria and is based around a lovely old town that attracts tourists of all ages, both in the winter and summer months. Situated between the Pirin, Rila and Rhodope mountain ranges, Bansko is located at the foot of the Pirin National Park, listed in the World Register of Natural Heritage. It is a mountain resort with a short hot summer and long mild winters. Snowfalls are abundant, providing a constant winter snow cover up to 2m thick and with a season from 15th Dec to 15th May, If you are into skiing or snowboarding this is definitely the place, whether you're an expert or beginner. The region is
famous for its cuisine and great night life and offers various entertainment opportunities. The access to Bansko is convenient even in winter conditions.
The distance to the nearest airport - Sofia Airport - is 160 km, 2½ hours away. The skiing conditions are excellent, with a variety of slopes, runs and tracks for all levels of skiers and the ski runs are maintained to an excellent standard. The resort is equipped with machines for artificial snow when nature cannot provide. The total track length is 75km with plans to expand over the coming years. A gondola lift provides convenient access from
the town to the ski slopes and a further lift is planned for the future seasons. The two major ski regions of Bansko - the lower called Chalin Valog (1,100 - 1,600m) and the higher Shiligarnika
(1,700 - 2,500m) - are situated above the town, on the northern slopes of the Pirin Mountains. Slalom and giant slalom runs can be found in the