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The country of a Thousand and One Nights does not offer just a luxurious sea and history-rich Istanbul, but also great opportunities in terms of winter sports. Even in Turkey you can enjoy fun with natural snow. Did that surprise you?

Skiing in Turkey. Luxurious Experience With Some Zest!

Mgr. Jana Höger
02.Feb 2018
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Where to go in Turkey to experience ski-jumping adrenaline?

Perhaps you would not even come up with this destination, but believe that it is worthwhile to give it a try. Most of the ski centres are well-hidden within the wooded mountains, being easily accessible by Turkish railway or Turkish airlines. The most famous winter centres include Bursa-Uludag, situated at a height of 1,900 m above sea level, located 34 km from the city of Bursa; 150 km from Istanbul,. Winter season lasts from December to April. The centre offers 14 main pistes in total length of 25 kilometres. 

Incredible 150 days a year of snow - and in Turkey?

In east Turkey is situated the popular ski complex, Erzurum Palandöken, whose name is derived from the town of Urzurum in which it is situated. It is, due to its location, the coldest and the highest-situated cities in Turkey. It is therefore no surprise that here you can enjoy snow for 150 days per year. 22 ski slopes tempt to enjoy a luxurious ride; the rest is up to you. It is here that the two most famous ski slopes are situated, Ejder (the Dragon) and Kapıkaya which are certified in accordance with the Olympic standards (FIS No. 1967 - 83) and may thus host competitions in slalom disciplines. The luxurious ski centre is to be found at an altitude from 2,200 m to 3,100 m. It offers the best conditions in Turkey for skiing; here the snow lasts from December to April and on average the covering is up to three meters thick.

Professional skiers travel to Kayseri Erciyes

Kayseri Erciyes is the name of a ski centre with 33 ski slopes in the total length of 105 kilometres. It also prides itself in the FIS certification. The centre also has a its Czech star. It was here that Ester Ledecká successfully participated in snowboarding World Cup.

Prodej exkluzivního domu, Praha-východ
Prodej exkluzivního domu, Praha-východ, Okolí Prahy

The luxurious beauty of sparkling, pristine snow

Kars Sarıkamış dominates at a height of 2,634 meters and with its charm and sparkling, pure-white snow it is comparable with other Alpine Ski destinations.

So what is holding you back?

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