Slovakia is a well-known ski destination which attracts tourists every year with its breathtaking scenery and low prices. The most popular area in Slovakia is the Tatras Mountains. The gem of Low Tatras Mountains is Jasná resort. It's really a universal place, suitable for beginners and professional skiers. What is more, Jasná is an ideal destination for family winter holidays.
Starý Smokovec is a small village which is located in the High Tatras area. It's another perfect place for those who love winter activities. Starý Smokovec slopes are suitable for mixed groups of skiers, and it's the best place for beginners because of its easy runs.
Tatranská Lomnica, located in High Tatras Mountains, has the highest altitude. The upper trails are available just for advanced skiers.
PARK SNOW Donovaly which is located in the Low Tatras is the best resort for parents with their kids because it's the second largest skiing centre which is dedicated specially for kids. Other popular ski spots include Štrbské Pleso, Relax Center Plejsy, and Ski Tále.
In the Tatras Mountains, you will find lots of great restaurants and bars with local cuisine. Don't forget to try the local mountain spirit—"Horec." It's a traditional Slovakian liquor, which is very strong and made with different herbs. Many mountain events start with a little cup of Horec in Slovakia. Besides skiing and snowboarding, you can try activities like dog-sledging, snowshoeing, or just relaxing in thermal pools.
Skiing is available from the beginning of December until the end of the April.