It's Time to Ski in Bosnia: With the 1984 Winter Olympics hosting important ski centers such as Sarajevo, Biyelashnitsa, Yahorina and Igman, ski slopes for all levels and accommodation places suitable for every budget offer tourists important opportunities.
Famous for its winter sports centers and hosting the 1984 Winter Olympics, important ski centers such as Sarajevo, Biyelashnitsa, Yahorina and Igman offer important opportunities to tourists with ski slopes for all levels and accommodation for every budget.
Drawing attention with its richness of historical and natural beauties in summer and ski resorts in winter, Sarajevo started to host ski enthusiasts as of December 15. The ski season began in winter sports centers such as Byelashnitsa, Igman and Yahorina, where the 1984 Winter Olympics were held.
Byelashnitsa and Igman ski centers, which are only 20 minutes away from Sarajevo, are the two ski centers that attract the most interest of skiers due to their proximity to the city. In these two ski resort about 10 kilometers in length, where the ski slopes suitable for all levels, compared to prices in Turkey to find ski accommodation and ski facilities at more affordable prices possible.
Yahorina ski center, which was not damaged during the war in Bosnia, is 28 kilometers from Sarajevo. In Yahorina, which has much wider ski tracks compared to ski centers in Igman and Byelashnitsa, there are areas suitable for ski cross, sled, night skiing and hiking.
In the hotels in Yahorina, Byelashnitsa and Igman, where the ski season started, and in the hotels due to the new year, there was a high density. For those who want to enjoy the New Year holiday by skiing, New Year's Eve entertainment programs will be organized at the hotels. Those who want to enter the new year with concerts and parties will be able to stay at hotels in Yahorina, Byelashnitsa and Igman, starting from 30 euros per night.
According to the information obtained by the AA correspondent, skiers will find accommodation in Byelashnitsa starting from 25 euros and in Yahorina from 15 euros this year.
On the other hand, it is possible to reach Sarajevo from Istanbul every day of the week with flights of THY, Pegasus and Bosnia Herzegovina Airlines.
Ski resorts in Serbia and Croatia are also ready for the season
In the central part of Serbia, the Kopaonik ski center also opened the ski season as of December 5th. With prices starting from 60 Euros per day, it is possible to stay in hotels in Kopaonik that offer half board service. There are 30 ski tracks in Kopaonik, where there are 24 lifts with the opportunity to transport 40 thousand skiers per hour. Ski lovers have the opportunity to ski until April in the ski center where there is also an artificial snow system.
Slyeme, the most popular ski resort in Croatia, has also opened its doors to ski lovers. Night skiing is also possible in Slyeme, where there are five ski tracks.