Top Ski Resorts Near Athens

  • by XpatAthens
  • Thursday, 28 December 2023
Top Ski Resorts Near Athens
Just a few hours away from Athens, Greece offers some of the best ski resorts for both adults and children. Ski runs range in all levels of difficulty while giving its guests the opportunity to enjoy mesmerizing views of Greece! Here are our top 3 ski resorts close to Athens.

Parnassos Ski Resort


This resort is probably Greece’s most popular ski center because it is very easy to access, located only about two hours from Athens. It is also close to the popular ancient archaeological site of Delphi. There you will find 17 lifts, 13 main modern lifts and 4 baby lifts, 23 slopes, and 7 ski trails with a total length of 34 km.

Kalavrita Ski Center

Kalavrita Ski Resort

The Kalavrita Ski Center is located in the Peloponnese, about a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Athens, and is the second-largest ski resort in Greece sporting 13 diverse ski tracks for you to enjoy, with a total length of 25 km. If you are a beginner, you should consider trying out the newly-added and longest run "Harmony", a very scenic ski route through the pine forest of Helmos.

Velouchi Ski Resort in Karpenissi

Velouhi Ski Resort

This ski resort is one of the oldest in the country and is located on Mount Velouchi, 10 km from Karpenisi, the capital of Evritania, and around 4 hours away from Athens. It boasts a total of 6 ski lifts with 18 different slopes of varying difficulty to check out.