Skiing & Snowboarding

Skiing & Snowboarding In Greece
Kalavrita ski resort

The Kalavrita ski resort is considered the second largest in Greece, located on Mount Chelmos (or Helmos) among fir trees and a rocky alpine landscape, hovering between 1,700 meters and 2,340 meters. It is also one of the most organized ski centres in the country with 12 ski runs spread over 20 kilometres, along with two chair lifts and five ski lifts. For advanced skiers, the Styga runs are considered quite challenging and particularly attractive.

Mainalo mountain

Across a large part of the Mainalo mountain range, there is the ski centre of Ostrakina, at an altitude of 1600 meters. It has eight slopes, some of which are considered challenging to negotiate. Three sliding one-seat lifts and one baby lift take skiers to the slopes. Onsite there is a snowboard park with a jump slope and a skiing/snowboarding school. There is also a store to rent ski equipment. This is the closest ski resort to Athens, with daily bus transfers from the capital in winter. Note that the European Path E4 passes from Ostrakina too. The resort is only 29 kilometres away from Tripoli and very close to the village of Kardaras.

Nature in Livaditis

The paths of Livaditis, a lovely mountain village some 50km away from Xanthi, in the western part of the region offers sign-posted hiking paths which are connected to the E6 hiking trail. The area offers climbing, skiing and mountain biking, embedded with nature’s splendour and a spectacular waterfall. The nature continues around the village of Evrimanthos where fauna and flora compete to engulf the senses. Mushrooms are highly prized in this area and there is a large variety to discover. Also visit the Chaintous forest and the area of Arkoudorema (Bear Stream), a true ecological paradise. In June the Sarakatsan festival showcases local customs of these people that form a strong part of the area’s character.

Ski resort Laila

The Lailias ski centre, operating from December to March and managed by the Hellenic Alpine Club of Serres, is located 27 miles from that city high atop Mt Vrontos at an altitude ranging from 1850 meters to 1600 meters. It has one slope of moderate difficulty as well as a lift that can serve 700 people an hour. The longest slope (1250 m) starts out as red (difficult) and then continues as blue (experienced). It is named after Macedonian revolutionary war hero Emmanuel Pappas. There is also one baby lift serving the learning slopes, ski school and first aid station. The centre is famous for its Lang-Lauf courses, making it one of the best resorts in Greece for the sport. The wood and stone ski lodge has all modern facilities, including restaurants with local delicacies and ski rentals. The centre offers night skiing every Saturday night.

Kalavrita ski resort

The Kalavrita ski resort is considered the second largest in Greece, located on Mount Chelmos (or Helmos) among fir trees and a rocky alpine landscape, hovering between 1,700 meters and 2,340 meters. It is also one of the most organized ski centres in the country with 12 ski runs spread over 20 kilometres, along with two chair lifts and five ski lifts. For advanced skiers, the Styga runs are considered quite challenging and particularly attractive.

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Mainalo mountain

Across a large part of the Mainalo mountain range, there is the ski centre of Ostrakina, at an altitude of 1600 meters. It has eight slopes, some of which are considered challenging to negotiate. Three sliding one-seat lifts and one baby lift take skiers to the slopes. Onsite there is a snowboard park with a jump slope and a skiing/snowboarding school. There is also a store to rent ski equipment. This is the closest ski resort to Athens, with daily bus transfers from the capital in winter. Note that the European Path E4 passes from Ostrakina too. The resort is only 29 kilometres away from Tripoli and very close to the village of Kardaras.

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No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
Nature in Livaditis

The paths of Livaditis, a lovely mountain village some 50km away from Xanthi, in the western part of the region offers sign-posted hiking paths which are connected to the E6 hiking trail. The area offers climbing, skiing and mountain biking, embedded with nature’s splendour and a spectacular waterfall. The nature continues around the village of Evrimanthos where fauna and flora compete to engulf the senses. Mushrooms are highly prized in this area and there is a large variety to discover. Also visit the Chaintous forest and the area of Arkoudorema (Bear Stream), a true ecological paradise. In June the Sarakatsan festival showcases local customs of these people that form a strong part of the area’s character.

Ski resort Laila

The Lailias ski centre, operating from December to March and managed by the Hellenic Alpine Club of Serres, is located 27 miles from that city high atop Mt Vrontos at an altitude ranging from 1850 meters to 1600 meters. It has one slope of moderate difficulty as well as a lift that can serve 700 people an hour. The longest slope (1250 m) starts out as red (difficult) and then continues as blue (experienced). It is named after Macedonian revolutionary war hero Emmanuel Pappas. There is also one baby lift serving the learning slopes, ski school and first aid station. The centre is famous for its Lang-Lauf courses, making it one of the best resorts in Greece for the sport. The wood and stone ski lodge has all modern facilities, including restaurants with local delicacies and ski rentals. The centre offers night skiing every Saturday night.

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No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.
No Skiing & Snowboarding Found In This Destination. Please Check Other Destinations.