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Ski holidays Slovakia

Slovakia literally lies in the heart of Europe, bordering Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, the Ukraine and Hungary. The country boasts nine national parks, and there is hardly a mountain not under natural protection. Slovakia is a primarily mountainous country and this, along with the midland climate, create great skiing conditions. Above all, the Tatras enjoy these ideal natural conditions, where winter sports developed in the local centres from the 19th century. Today, in addition to the famous ski centres in the Tatras and Fatras, there are also many centres in smaller mountains with good pistes, so that it’s possible to ski in nearly every Slovakian region. Winter sports are very popular in Slovakia and well-equipped centres attract not only the local residents, but also foreign visitors. In the country’s mountain ranges, 36 modern ski centres are available to ensure wonderful skiing conditions for everyone.

Where to go skiing in Slovakia?

The High Tatra Mountains are the main destination for winter sports in the Slovakian territory. The mountains cover at least two-thirds of Slovakia’s landscape and can therefore guarantee snowy winters as well as provide a variety of ski resorts ranging from small to medium-sized, making them suitable for every ski level. Along the southern edge of the High Tatras, you can find the ski centre hotspot, with the Starý Smokovec, Tatranská Lomnica and Štrbské Pleso resorts found along a valley with 30 km distance between each other.

The highest mountain of Low Tatras is situated on the other side of the High Tatras, which also belongs to the Carpathian Mountains. The Demänovská valley ski resort is a particularly interesting resort for skiers. The valley is also known for its ice caves, its 15 km long length, and is the main tourist centre on the northern side of the Low Tatras ridge. Here, you can also find the winter sports area Jasná – in the midst of the Low Tatra Mountains. Since the end of the 19th century, this ski resort has developed into one of the largest and most popular ski resorts in the country with 45 km of pistes. This ski resort extends itself over both sides of the mountain Chopok and is every bit as qualified as other ski areas when it comes to slope quality and modernity. From December to April, you can find the perfect slopes as well as challenging skiing trails for cross-country skiers at an altitude between 950 and 2,024 meters.Moreover, there are paradisical conditions for snowboarders in the snow park with a half pipe, rails and jumps. Even some off-piste areas with deep snow variations are accessible for freeride-lovers. The area is also often a venue for international competitions.

Why book ski holidays in Slovakia?

Perfectly primed slopes, ski and snowboard arenas, ski schools and ski kindergartens, night skiing, ski rental – all of this awaits you in Slovakian ski resorts. Slovakia has a lot to offer off the pistes as well: Adrenaline sports like snowtubing, kitewing, sledging and ice skating can provide for tons of fun. At the top ski centres, you can also find various apès ski bars, entertainment centres, and even ski buses that take guests directly to the slopes.

What is so special about Slovakia?

Slovakia not only attracts with winter sports, but also has various attractions for active holiday-goers like paragliding, hiking and water sports. In addition, the Mara reservoir near the city of Liptov offers ideal conditions for sailing, water skiing, windsurfing, fishing, canoeing and swimming. The nearby highlights, such as the cave complex of Demänová, of which fascinates with ice stalactites and underground waterfalls, as well as the Bešenová thermal bath, are some of the most famous sights of the Low Tatras.

How long is it possible to ski in Slovakia?

In the High Tatras, of which rise up to 2,700 meters, there is a mountainous climate with very cold, snowy winters. The ski season in Slovakia begins in December and lasts until April. The best months for skiing are February and March, as it is not quite as cold as it is in January.

Regions Slovakia

High Tatras

High Tatras

The High Tatras in the Carpathian Mountains is the smallest high mountain range in Europe, but is a tourist magnet with its many mountain lakes, rustic mountain lodges, jagged peaks and unforgettable panorama

Resorts Slovakia

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11.8 km 888 - 2,190 m