Skiing in Türkiye
A new era for winter tourism is about to begin - Türkiye is ready to challenge Europe’s famous ski centers!
Located 36 kilometres from Rize’s İkizdere district, Ovit Highlands (Ovit Yaylası) are covered with a blanket of snow 6 months of the year befitting a destination that has recently been deemed the brand-new heart of winter tourism in Türkiye. It stands atop the Black Sea region’s scenic Kaçkar Mountains (Kaçkarlar) and welcomes visitors as they travel up the İkizdere Valley (İkizdere Vadisi).
Uludağ, 36 km south of Bursa, is one of the country’s favorite winter sports centers. Its richness of flora and fauna has given it the status of a national park, while summer activities like trekking and camping are also popular.
Erciyes Ski Center is on Mount Erciyes (3,916 m), the highest summit of Anatolia, in the south Erciyes Province. Mount Erciyes is a young extinct volcano, presenting visitors with several visible volcanic cones.
Palandöken Ski Center is a ski resort for alpine skiing and snowboarding on the Palandöken Mountain in Erzurum Province, eastern Türkiye.
Kartalkaya is a ski resort located in the Köroğlu Mountains, in Bolu Province, Türkiye.
Kartepe, formerly called Keltepe (Bald Hill), lies in the southeast of the province of Kocaeli-İzmit.
Mount Davraz with an altitude of 2,635 m is one of the mountain masses surrounding Isparta Prairie in Türkiye’s Mediterranean region.