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Bansko is the newest ski resort in Bulgaria and one of Europe′s fastest growing winter holiday destinations, situated at the foot of the most beautiful part of Pirin mountains in southwestern Bulgaria. It lies north of Pirin National Park, 165 km south of the capital Sofia and 170 km from Sofia Airport. Bansko is a modern winter ski resort with high-quality ski and winter sports facilities, hundreds of hotels for every taste, and characterful traditional taverns. Tourists are spoilt with the choice of services in this premier ski resort. Well-known car hire players on the car rental market though offer high prices during the peak season. If you want to hire a car in Bansko and visit some of the nearest travel destinations, Motoroads offers easy and secure online booking at very competitive car hire rates, getting your preferential rental conditions in advance. Bansko is a transport nexus for exploring the area by rental car: the village of Dobrinishte is 6km southbound and if you continue, you will reach Gotse Delchev near the Greek border; to Kulata on the border with Greece, take road 19 to Simitly and turn left along highway E79, passing by Sandanski; to Velingrad, take road 84 eastbound. The unique combination of a great mountain resort with the best snow record among all Bulgarian ski resorts and a living historical town, makes Bansko a must-see destination.