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Skiing on the Greek Mountains

The heart of Greek winter beats on snow-covered mountain tops, where daredevil skiers can experience an adrenalin rush. Head to an idyllic white mountain setting in Greece, where the cold mountain air puts human will and endurance to the test!

 


Skiing and snowboarding are undoubtedly the “king and queen” of extreme sports; an exciting pastime offering a unique sense of freedom as the human body becomes attuned to the elements and forces of nature. Skiing appeared for the first time in Greece in the 1920’s and has had rising numbers of devoted fans ever since. Today, after almost a century, countless adventure seekers turn the snow–covered mountain slopes across the country into their favourite winter destination, where they show off their skills!


Although Greece is a country where the sun shines throughout the year, it also boasts some great ski centres. Experience some spectacular ski pistes where the beauty of the alpine landscape is guaranteed to take your breath away. Feast your eyes on the beauty of snow-clad mountaintops and sense the overwhelming feeling of freedom.

 

Parnassos Ski Centre

About skiing and other feel-good stories on Mt. Parnassos

Wax your skis and travel down the pistes of one of the highest mountains in Greece, surrounded by a National Park that is heavy with Greek mythology. On Mt. Parnassos, Zeus granted Deukalion’s wishes and the human race survived the floods of those times. Cross the runs on a mountain that was linked with the worship of god Apollo (the god of Light), and the establishment of the Oracle of Delphi. Read more… Read more...

 

Kalavryta Ski Centre

 

Ski activities on Mt. Helmos

Mt. Helmos is the most significant ski resort in Peloponnese. Enjoy the magic of downhill skiing and extreme mountain sports in general. Discover wonders of nature, look into Greece's modern history, and allow yourself the indulgence in wine tasting at the nearby vineyards. Read more...

 

Kaimaktsalan Ski Centre

 

Get an adrenaline rush

Enjoy excellent ski slopes on Voras Mountain at the Kaimaktsalan ski centre, located in northern Greece. Embark on an exciting winter adventure, at 2,500 m above sea level, and enjoy an amazing view of the mountain’s unspoilt wilderness. Read more...

 

Vasilitsa Ski Centre

 

The precious gem of Pindos!

In the heart of the mountain range of Pindos, Vasilitsa (aka Vassilitsa) ski centre offers fun winter vacations for the whole family. As the lift carries you up to the mountain peak, breath-in the fresh air and gaze upon the mesmerizing mountain view. Imposing snow-capped mountains, beautiful lakes and Grevena’s peaceful valley, all appear at a distance, creating an unforgettable backdrop.Read more...

 

3-5 Pigadia Ski Centre

 

The absolute adventure

3-5 Pigadia (meaning wells) is considered to be one of the most significant ski centres in Greece. It has two of the most difficult ski runs in the country, which are surrounded by a lovely natural environment. If you are a ski-lover then plan your skiing trip here, as it promises to put your skills to the test! Read more...

 

Mainalo ski Centre

Let’s hit the slopes on Mt. Mainalo!

Welcome to the mountain of legends and traditions; home to Panas, the shepherds’ goat-legged god (who was half human and half goat), and the Nymphs. Nature, history and culture meet in Mainalo, a place blessed with pristine nature, rugged landscapes and picturesque villages steeped in history. Enjoy amazing alpine runs in one of the country’s oldest skiing facilities and set yourself free in the mountain’s spectacular beauty.  Read more...

Note: Prior to deciding to visit one of Greece's ski resorts, do not forget to get informed about the hours of operation, as well as, the weather conditions in the area. Click here to read about the Top 5 less known Ski Resorts of Greece. 

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