Skiing in Turkey
Turkey gives you opportunity to live four seasons together with its different types of climate. You can see some people swimming in the sea whereas some skiing on top of a mountain at the same time of the year. During your long term tours or vacation there are so many places that you can go for skiing here in Turkey.
Skiing Sites in Turkey
This ski center is 36 km south of Bursa. The ski area lies between 1800-1900 m and the best season is from December to April. At the resort there are chair-lifts, three ski-lifts, slalom and giant slalom courses, beginner's slopes and a small hospital. Skis, equipment, and instructors are available for hire.
Situated north east of Bakirli Dađý the Beydag mountain range, 50 km northwest of Antalya, at a height of 2000 m. The best season is from January to April. The special attraction of this centre is that in March and April one can ski in the morning then drive down to the coast and swim in the warm waters of the Mediterranean in the afternoons.
This resort situated on the Istanbul - Ankara highway 50 km from Bolu is surrounded by pinewoods, the ski area lying between 1500 and 2200 m.
This center is 6 km from Erzurum at an altitude of 2200 to 3100 meters with some of the longest and most difficult courses and best snow conditions in Turkey, making it an ideal location for international ski competitions. December to April is the most suitable season. According to the development plans of the Government, Palandöken will soon reach at 87,000 people per hour capacity on its tracks.
Situated near Kars at 2250 m, this ski center also has good courses and ideal snow conditions. Best season is December to April.
This ski centre lies at 2150 m, 25 km from Kayseri just an hour drive from Cappadocia. The season is from November to May.
This center 23 km out of Ankara, to get fresh air and to dine far away from the chaos and air pollution of the city. Best season is between January and March. Skiing track is 900 meters long and 250 meters wide, with a 548 meters long teleski having a capacity of 720 people per hour.
Situated between Kastamonu and Cankiri at the junction of the Istanbul - Kastamonu, Ankara - Kastamonu roads. In the Ilgaz National Park amidst beautiful woodlands the slopes lie at 1820-2000m.