Discover the Ski Centers of Greece
Our favorite Ski Centers in Greece.. Enjoy!!
#1 Parnassos Ski Center
Parnassos is one of the most beautiful mountains in Greece, full of Greek firs with ambulant vegetation and rare natural beauty that charms visitors all year long. On this mountain at an elevation of 1,600-2,250m in the areas of Kelaria and Fterolakka, Parnassos Ski Center operates from December until the beginning of May, which is the biggest and the best organised ski center of our country.
Parnassos Ski Center is very popular for skiers, as it is located near Athens, Lamia and Patra and its facilities can serve a great number of visitors and skiers. There are two cafes-chalets and a restaurant in the Center, ski and snowboard schools, special stores for ski and snowboard equipment rental and a playground for our younger visitors. This year, a new store for ski and snowboard equipment maintenance has started its operation in Kelaria 1750, with the most high-tech equipment.
Contact: Parnassos Ski Center, Amfikleia-Elateia 350 15, www.parnassos-ski.gr
Tel .: +30 22340 22700
Fax: +30 22340 22596
#2 Ski Resort of Kalavryta
Kalavrita is one of the best places to see if you are looking for deals on Greek holidays. This place is perfect for people that want to go on a ski holiday. The ski resort of Kalavrita is complete with the essential skiing gears and equipment. The atmosphere and terrain here is very ideal for skiing, making this place a haven for skiers. This is definitely the place to visit if you want to treat your loved to an exciting ski holidays!
The ski resort of Kalavrita is situated 15 km off the town of Kalavrita, at NW of Mountain Chelmos and at an altitude of 1700 meters (Xerokampos), to 2340 meters (Neraidorachi). It offers modern facilities, 8 lifts and 13 slaloms of all categories. Set up for the first time in 1988, the ski resort of Kalavrita gave strong impetus to the tourism development of the region. During the winter season (December to April) it is open daily from 8:30 to 16:00. On its premises there are garages, cafeteria, restaurants, shop selling and hiring ski equipment, as well as photographic equipment and a First Aid Station. Finally Ski Resort of Kalavrita is suitable for expert or novice skiers, as courses can easily be arranged.
#3 Pilion Ski Centre
The Agriolefkes Ski Centre is 2 km. from the village of Hania in Pelion, 8 km. from the village of St. Lawrence and 27 km. from Volo. Ski growing mountain of Pelion at an altitude of 1471 m. altitude which is surprisingly low for ski slopes and imparts peculiarities in the snow, terrain and climate.
There are 5 tracks total length 15km:
4 main ski slopes descent approved by the International Ski Federation (FIS)
One endurance road track (Lang-Lauf), length 5 km., Unique for its natural environment, the descent is between beech Agriolefkes, chestnut trees and overlooking the Aegean Sea.
Contact: Agriolefkes Pelion Ski centre, Pelion, www.pelionski.gr
Tel: (+30) 24280 89021
Tickets: (+30) 24213 52587
#4 Ski Centre 3-5 Pigadia
The ski centre "Pigadia" stands in altitude 1430-2005m. and is linked to the city with a paved road. It is one of the most modern ski centres in Greece with completed installations for tourist-athletic skiing. It allocates ski runs of each degree of difficulty and cross country ski runs (langlauf), elevated double chair lift, 5 ski lifts and baby lifts. "Pigadia" is the only ski centre of the country that allocates a system of artificial snowing.
The hotel that exists there has 34 rooms (hotel and lodge) and can entertain 100 individuals. It also allocates a restaurant, a lift bar, a snow bar and a beautiful chalet in the top of the mountain (2005m). Since the beginning of ‘80s "Pigadia" has been established as a centre of preparation of athletic teams mainly because of its marvellous climate and exceptional natural environment. The athletic infrastructures include a football field, gym, indoor heated swimming-pool, sauna and other auxiliary installations.
Contact: 3-5 Pigadia, Naousa 592 00, Macedonia, www.3-5pigadia.gr
Tel: +30 23320 44981
#5 Vasilitsa Ski Centre
In a magical environment in the northwestern part of the prefecture of Grevena, a distance of 42 km. From the capital of the county, in the heart of the immortal Pindos, is the National Ski Center Vasilitsa.
The nature of Pindos remains unchanged over time, the same dark green of the conifers, the same beech-like beech, the same immortal oak, the only difference being that in the early epochs of the year, these beasts marched on beings, , like the mammoth that was revealed in our county.
This greatness of Pindus encouraged a group of romantic people to create the Ski Mountaineering Association in early 1975 to realize a utopia at the time. SKI CENTER IN VASILITSA.
They succeeded in pushing the central power to finance the first sliding lift on the Vasilitsa - Gomaras ladder of 1060 m. At an altitude of 1788 - 2060 m (altitude 272 m).
This lift carries 800 skiers per hour and operates until today. Its installation and construction is an example because the track has received minimal interference and the quantity and quality of the snow is excellent. In the following years, the idea of tourism development of Grevena with the main pole of Vasilitsa ski resort is gaining more and more fanatical fans who talk flatly about the possibilities of exploiting Vasilitsa, defying the inconvenience they pass to approach it (dirt road, Lift with amateur pilgrims, unsurpassed pistes, big snowfall that exceeds 2 meters, minimal building facilities, but Vasilitsa continues to enchant and attract more and more visitors from many parts of Greece let.
Contact: Vasilitsa Ski Center, Vasilitsa 511 00, Grevena www.vasilitsa.com
tel. +30 24620 84850
#6 Karpenisi Ski Centre
Over the beautiful slopes of Mount Tymfristou (Velouchi) the modern facilities you Velouhi Ski Centre welcome offering you all the amenities to enjoy your favorite sports or breathtaking views of the whitewashed snowy landscape! If you decide to "climb" in Karpenisi, remember that you will be very easy to get up there ....! Why Velouchi Ski Center is the nearest ski in town in Greece, located only 10 km from the capital of Haryana, with a smooth and clear signage throughout the route.
Fans of skiing, beginners or advanced at their disposal 11 high quality pistes to suit every degree of difficulty or experience.
Contact: Velouchi Ski Center 361 00, Karpenissi, www.velouxi.gr
Tel. - Fax: 22370 22002
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Mobile: 697 9727467
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