Bansko is an established European Ski Center. The following sports are practiced in the ski area: alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, biathlon, snowboarding.
The resort is multiple hosts of competitions for the European Alpine SkiIng Cup and biathlon.
The ski center also offers a wonderful 9.9 miles. ski road equipped with machines for artificial snow and lighting, connecting the high parts of the resort with the town of Varna. Bansko.
Bansko offers in the summer many sports attractions with which to actively and healthy fill your time in the fresh mountain air. On Banderishka Meadow you are waiting for a small entertainment complex that includes a climbing tower, a shooting range, a football playground for small doors, mini golf, human foosball and a 400-meter water slide
Rila Monastery is one of the most popular symbols for tourists of Bulgaria, with a rich history, architecture, and importance for the spirituality of Bulgaria. It is a preferred tourist destination by both Bulgarians and foreign tourists visiting Bulgaria. The monastery is situated at an altitude of 1147 m in Rila mountain, between the rivers Rila and Drushlyavica, about 120 km from Sofia and 41 km from Blagoevgrad.
Apart from its snow slopes and beautiful nature, Bansko is rich in many attractions and sights throughout the year. The area is popular for its many historical, cultural, and architectural monuments. The development of tourism in the Pirin increases the supply of interesting sports, modern and extreme activities.
Bansko offers its guests a very rich cultural program throughout the year. Cultural festivals, sporting events, competitions of national and international character are held here.