Palandöken, the new favorite of skiers: Palandöken Ski Center, which is among the longest and steepest tracks of the world, became the new favorite of ski lovers.
Erzurum, located on the slopes of Palandöken Mountain, stands out as the shining new star of the world in winter tourism with its ski resorts.
Erzurum, which welcomes thousands of local and foreign tourists every year with Palandöken Ski Center, aims to host more tourists with its attractiveness in this area.
Located among the longest and steepest tracks in the world, Palandöken Ski Center offers 8 ski tracks, 9 of which are easy, 3 are intermediate, 4 are advanced, and 24 are natural, making ski and snowboard enthusiasts experience a unique pleasure. .
Palandöken Ski Center, which is registered with the International Ski Federation (FIS) for two slalom races, provides skiing opportunities for approximately 12 thousand people at the same time.
Right next to the city center
Palandöken Ski Center, which appeals to all levels of skiers, offers advantages to the visitors according to the airport and many other ski resorts with its proximity to Erzurum city center.
20 is just 10 minutes from the airport, and the ski center is only 10 kilometers away from the city center, allowing visitors easy access to the ski resort as well as the important historical and cultural sites of the Seljuk and Ottoman period in the city center.
"A city with everything ready for winter tourism"
Provincial Director of Culture and Tourism Hasan Mazlumoğlu stated that they want Erzurum to come to mind when it comes to winter tourism and that they endeavor to accommodate guests in the best way and to have richer programs.
Expressing that Erzurum has very important advantages in winter tourism compared to its competitors in the world, Mazlumoğlu said:
“Last year, we hosted around 150 thousand local and 25 thousand foreign tourists in our city. We don't find incoming visitors enough and we want more because this potential exists. Erzurum is ready for winter tourism with everything. The excitement of the length of our tracks and people interested in skiing makes this place more attractive. In addition, our ski center is 20 kilometers away from the airport, so if you want to ski in Erzurum in the morning, you can go to your hometown in the evening. Also, Erzurum is a beautiful city that can be visited on its own. "