Winter in Greece, Kaimaktsalan

Greece Kaimaktsalan TRAVEL

Greece is only popular throughout Europe as a summer holiday destination, but Greece also is amazing during winter time. “Greece? A worthwhile winter destination”? I hear you exclaiming in disbelief. Why, yes!

Kaimaktsalan Agios athanasios

There are some winter activities that may surprise those who associate favourite destination with beaches, sunshine and swimming. In fact, Greece has some resorts that specialise in winter sports and skiing is a surprisingly popular winter activity for many Greeks, and my favorite one is the traditional settlement of Old A ghios Athanasios, on the sides of mount Voras.

aktsalan Agios athanasios

aktsalan Agios athanasios

aktsalan Agios athanasios

aktsalan Agios athanasios

aktsalan Agios athanasios
aktsalan Agios athanasios

aktsalan Agios athanasios

Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, Greece

You see? …it’s really cold in winter in Greece

aktsalan Agios athanasios

 

aktsalan Agios athanasios

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aktsalan Agios athanasios

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We stayed  at a really nice hotel, the Domotel Neve Mountain Resort & Spa which is built in the heart of the  village  of  Old A ghios Athanasios overlooking the Vegoritida Lake

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hotel in Kaimaktsalan

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neve hotel, Agios Athanasios Kaimaktsalan

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Kaimaktsalan neve resort OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA A break from the noisy city life for a carefree trip to the mountain is not merely a need, but an inner desire difficult to resist.
neve hotel, Agios Athanasios Kaimaktsalan
Kaimaktsalan ski resort

Kaimáktsalan ski resort occupies the northeastern slope of Mt. Voras, from an altitude of 2,480m, where the highest lift carries the skiers, down to 2,050m, where the luxury chalet is located.

Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, GreeceThe view from the mountain is amazing, since you can see as far as Thermaikos Gulf, the peak of Mt. Olympos, and lake Vegoritida. The ski centre is equipped with 6 ski lifts and 13 ski runs, 15 km in total length (4 red, 4 blue, 3 beginners and 2 langlauf slopes), and 4 ski trails of 3,250m in length. The snowboard fun park invites snowboarders, free skiers and connoisseurs of the snowboard scene, whereas in the snow tubing park everyone can just have fun!

Ski in Greece

Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, GreeceKaimaktsalan ski resort is operating from late November till early May
Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, Greece

Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, Greece

Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, Greece
Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, Greece

Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, Greece

A three-storey chalet is built at an altitude of 2,050m. It offers central heating, a 46-bed hotel, a restaurant-bar, where traditional dishes are served, a fast food restaurant, a café-bar with a fireplace, a store with traditional local products, a store that rents and also sells ski and snowboard equipment, a ski school with expert trainers, a tourist information kiosk, an infirmary, and parking areas. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, Greece

After a long ski day, you can relax at the chalet’s lounge. Its large windows give breathtaking views of the surrounded mountainscape. You can chose to spend the night at a luxury suite, or in the homy atmosphere of a beautifully restored guest house at the old village of Agios Athanassios (also known as the “Stone Village”).Voras ski Kaimaktsalan, Greece

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At the foot of Vora Kaimaktsalan mountain (Voras Kaimaktsalan), at mountainous Pella the adventurous ones can make use of the large outdoor pool with hot, running, spa water during both winter and summer

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via: visitgreece

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