Skiing and snowboarding near Athens!

Skiing and snowboarding near Athens!

You are organizing a city break to Athens, to admire one of the oldest cities in the world,  but at the same time you don’ t want to miss the chance to do your favorite winter sport. We have very good news to share! Some of the best ski centers in Greece are located just few hous from Athens!

Parnassus Ski resort

The Ski Center of Parnassus has been operating since 1976 at an altitude of 1,640 to 2,260 meters. It is the largest ski resort in the country, featuring 23 slopes of a total length of 34 kilometers for all capacities and all passengers (some of which have been certified by the International Federation of Helicopters F.I.S. for racing). The mountain’s high altitude offers ski lovers long-lasting snow-covered peaks, and the mountain is a very popular spot for visitors as it is located near Athens. At the nearby village of Arachova, well known hot destination for rich and famous you will have the opportunity to do other activities such as hiking and taste traditional flavors such as “formaela” cheese which is the traditional cheese of Arachova. You can also visit the archaeological site of Delphi as a part of your tour!

Distances:

24 Kilometers the municipality seat ARACHOVA,
180 Kilometers the capital of the country: ATHENS
35 Kilometers the municipality seat DELPHI
63 Kilometers the municipality seat GALAXIDI

Velouxi Ski Center

On the slopes of the mountain Tympfristos (Velouxi), the modern facilities are welcoming you, providing all the amenities in order to enjoy your favorite sport or the sensational sight of the pure white snow! The Ski Center of Velouxi is the nearest ski center to a town around Greece, located only 10 km from the capital of Evritania region, Karpenisi, with  clear signage throughout the route. Whether you are a beginner or advanced,  you will have access to 11 high qualitu slopes and  2 fully organized snowboard tracks. Apart from skiing, Karpenisi and the wider area will provide you an amazing opportunity to see amazing landscapes and visit beautiful  villages.

Distances

10km from Karpenisi

300km from Athens

Kalavrita ski center

Kalavrita Ski center is located on the north side of Helmos mountain at the position Xerokambos just 15 km from Kalavryta at an Altitude of 1.730m. – 2.340m. Dated back from 1988, has also played a major role in the touristic growth of the wider area.  It is the closest ski resort in Athens and welcomes skiers and snowboarders from all over Greece both beginners and experienced. There are a total eight (8) lifts and fourteen (14) tracks including all levels of difficulty, 25 km total length. At 1740 meters high you will find chalet cafeteria, restaurant, ski equipment shop and a clinic.

Distances:

15 km from Kalavryta

191 km from Athens

 



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