Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena

98 Pirin Street, Bansko, Blagoevgrad, 2770, Bulgaria | 5 star resort
Prices starting from $89.00
 

Travel Blogs from Bansko

The Eyeball of Bansko

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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... the hotel around 1 and you know what that means...nana nap time! So after some serious snoozing, we got up around 2 and wandered around the village of Bansko, heading down some lovely little alleyways and spent the rest of the day just chillling out in local bars and cafés drinking beer and coffee and relaxing and catching up on our photos and blog time.

It was really great to have a nice chill-out day in the ...

Dancing with Bears

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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... The place had about 4 tables of people there and 3 staff running around but by 1.25 Steve was all a panic as no food had arrived. He had to do the bolt back to the hotel in time to join 3 others on the Bear Sanctuary tour. Mandy was left to consumed both meals and delight in a Steve-free afternoon. What to do, where to go? Photo opportunities? No. Checking out the local church? No. Coffee and cake? No. Mandy chose sleep. Sleep is good.

Steve's ...

Hermits and the Bulgarian Disco

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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Back on private transport this morning and we took a 2 hour bus trip to Rila Monastery. Built for Saint John the miracle-working hermit from the 9th Century, it is located in a beautiful spot in the hills, and surrounded by snow capped mountains. It is an incredible place for the monastery, which was rebuilt in the 19th century, so quite modern and has a very distinctive look. We had a quick glance through the church, as, by this stage, we have seen a fair few churches. ...

Rila Monastery & Boyana Church

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Today I had booked a tour to the Rila Monastery which is a famous Unesco site and important location for Bulgarian culture. Originally I wanted to go here but decided not to as it was out of the city and I wasnt sure how to get there.

Luckily my hotel had a flyer for day trips to the monastery for 25 ...

Blagoevgrad

A travel blog entry by townsvilleduo

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... down a friendly Bulgarian'! Just as well there seems to be plenty of friendly Bulgarians around. A lovely couple helped us out - photograph attached. They helped to remove the tyre, then drove Craig to a tyre repair place, waited with him while it was repaired, then drove him back to the coffee shop and helped to refit the tyre! How good is that! We were so grateful. Tomorrow we are off to Bansko then Melnik. We have seven more nights in Bulgaria then its back to Greece. Chao ...

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This 5 star resort, located on 98 Pirin Street, Bansko, is near Vihren and Baba Vanga Museum.
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