By sweetthursday

Summer hiking in Bansko, Bulgaria

Bansko in Bulgaria provides budget winter skiing, but when the snow melts in early June the Pirin mountain range reveals a fantastic area of peaks and lakes, threaded with well-marked hiking paths

Sun and snow in Bansko

Bansko is a charming mountain town in the Pirin Range of Bulgaria. Above Bansko the pistes start at 2600 metres and fan down the mountain with a stimulating range of runs