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Bansko offers fresh mountain breeze and walks through history

Photo: БГНЕС

The beautiful Pirin mountain with its diversity in every season has turned Bansko into a popular resort. When it is covered in snow, elite athletes compete on its slopes and skiers ride the well-maintained runs.


But when spring comes, the mountain hills become a place for tourist walks.

But Bansko is also a place with rich history, as seen in its old architecture and preserved traditions.


These days, despite Covid-19, the Bulgarian mountain resort is open to tourists again. Its summer calendar has been expanded with new festivals and cultural events and hoteliers and restaurateurs have already put signs of safety on their sites, the Regional Health Inspectorate has confirmed.


You can read more about the history and cultural image of Bulgaria’s Bansko in the article by Veneta Pavlova “Bansko – the magic of bygone times". 

English: Alexander Markov

Photos: BGNES and visit-bansko.bg

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