Best Ski Resorts in Turkey
Discover a selection of the best ski resorts in Turkey. Are you a regular skier on the best French ski slopes? Do you, perhaps, prefer the snow-capped peaks of the most beautiful ski resorts in Italy, Switzerland or Austria? Surprise your family, friends and colleagues by skiing on the sparkling snow of the best ski resorts in Turkey.
The captivating mountains of Palandöken, the snow-covered forests of Uludağ and the vertiginous slopes of Sarıkamış await you.
Located on the highest mountain in Anatolia, Erciyes is one of the best ski resorts in Turkey. It is the best ski resort in Turkey for the average skier. With its 14 ski lifts, it is one of the Turkish ski resorts with the best infrastructure.
The station is open from the beginning of December to the end of April. It is located at an altitude of 3000m. Want another good reason to ski at Erciyes? The ski resort is located just a 30-minute drive from the airport.
For a cheaper stay, book your accommodation in Kayseri and ski in Erciyes. During your stay, you should visit the Göreme National Park (1 hour by car from Kayseri) ranked among the best hidden gems in Turkey.
How to get there: Book your flights to Kayseri-Erkilet Airport (30 minutes by car).
Where to stay: “Radisson Blu Hotel, Kayseri”. This hotel offers an indoor pool, a spa and wellness center.
Palandöken - Ejder 3200
Over 40 kilometres of slopes await you at Palandöken (Ejder 3200 World Ski Center). This ski resort is popular with beginners and professional skiers as well as snowboarders. It is a perfect destination for those who hate taking long trips by car or taxi, as the ski resort is easy to reach and just 30 minutes from the nearest airport. As the name suggests, the ski resort is located at an altitude of 3 200 meters.
How to get there: Book your flights to Erzurum (30 min by car).
Where to stay: “Sway Hotels” offers a 2 500m2 spa and wellness centre.
With 20 km of slopes, this ski area located at an altitude slightly above 2000 metres, is one of the best ski resorts in Turkey.
Sarikamis is a ski resort suitable for skiers of all levels, from beginner to professional. It is a good choice for those travelling in groups or with families who have different individual levels.
How to get there: Book your flights to Kars Airport (45 min by car) or Erzurum (2h).
Where to stay: "Sarikamis Habitat Hotel". The hotel has a spa centre, indoor swimming pool and a sauna.
Uludgad-Bursa is Istanbul' skiers favourite ski resort. They like to ski on the highest mountain in western Turkey, away from the stress of the capital.
With its 30 kilometres of slopes, it is a perfect destination for intermediate level skiers and snowboarders. Uludag-Bursa is located at an altitude of 2000 metres, which gives it good snow cover in the heart of winter.
How to get there: Book your flights to Istanbul (3 hours by car).
Where to stay: “Le Chalet Yazici” located on the slopes of Uludag Mountain.
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