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Vasilitsa Ski Resort, Greece
HEIGHT OF RESORT: 1620m | HIGHEST SKI AREA: 2115m | 17 SKI RUNS | 19KM OF SKI RUNS
Vasilitsa ski resort is located on the higher slopes of Mountain Lingos. Vasilitsa ski resort is surrounded by various little villages where many hotels and guesthouses can be found for accommodation in Vasilitsa ski resort. Vasilitsa ski resort is especially known for its off-piste ski runs and as a meeting point for snowboarders as well. Another reason that has made it popular is the beautiful landscape that surrounds it and the idyllic route for reaching Vasilitsa ski resort, through tall pines and fir trees, at an altitude of 2246 meters.

The most well-known villages of Vasilitsa ski resort are Smixi (which is the nearest village to Vasilitsa ski center), Samarina, Lavdas, Distrato, Ziakas, Krania, Mavraneoi and Alatopetra. All of these villages offer to visitors cozy tradiotional built guesthouses, hotels and chalets for accommodation in Vasilitsa ski resort. Furthermore, there is a big range of traditional restaurants with mouthwatering local recipes made of local ingredients.

Vasilitsa Ski Center:
The visitors of Vasilitsa ski center have the rare opportunity to be on the mountain range of “Pindos”, in a place of infinite beauty among fir trees, pine trees and tall bushes with an immense view towards the mountains of Pindos mountain range. The view from the ski center is enchanting, with a panoramic angle towards the mountains of “Smolikas”, “Grammos” and “Tymfi” right on the line next to each other.

Vasilitsa ski resort is especially known for its off-piste ski runs and as a meeting point for snowboarders as well. Vasilitsa ski resort sits at an altitude of 2115 meters, offering to winter sport lovers 18 ski slopes of 16 km skiing and snowboarding area. Moreover, there is a snow fun park for snowboarders and a half pipe as well.

Vasilitsa Ski Slopes:
SKI PISTE 1
Difficulty- easy
Length- 1680 meters

SKI SLOPE "BEGINNERS"
Difficulty- easy
Length - 530 meters

SKI SLOPE "STRUGA"
Difficulty - average
Length - 1040 meters

SKI SLOPE "GALANI"
Difficulty - average
Length - 1060 meters

SKI SLOPE "PIGES"
Difficulty - hard
Length - 1060 meters

SKI SLOPE "DIAS"
Difficulty - hard
Length - 1000 meters

SKI SLOPE "LIMNES"
Difficulty - average
Length - 1850 meters

SKI SLOPE "DISTRATO"
Difficulty - average
Length - 1630 meters

TRAVERSE "ELIMIA"
Difficulty – medium hard
Length - 700 meters

SKI SLOPE "ELIMIA 1"
Difficulty - average
Length - 1100 meters

SKI SLOPE "ELIMIA 2"
Difficulty - average
Length - 1100 meters

SKI SLOPE "DASOS"
Difficulty - average
Length - 2052 meters

SKI PISTE 2
Difficulty - easy
Length - 2080 meters

SKI SLOPE "MIGDANIS"
Difficulty – medium hard
Length - 850 meters

SKI SLOPE "ANNITSA"
Difficulty - hard
Length - 920 meters

SKI SLOPE "SAMARINA"
Difficulty - hard
Length - 1020 meters

SKI SLOPE "STRATIOTIS"
Difficulty – medium hard
Length - 1080 meters

Vasilitsa Ski Lifts:
SKI LIFT "PHILIPPOS"
3-seat chair lift
Length - 1016 m
Covers ski slopes Struga, Galani, Ski piste 1

SKI LIFT "M.ALEXANDROS"
2-seat chair lift
Length - 913 m
Covers ski slopes Piges, Dias, Limnes, Distrato

SKI LIFT "ELIMIA"
Drag lift
Length - 1060 m
Covers ski slopes Elimia traverse, Elimia 1, Elimia 2, Dasos, Ski piste 2

SKI LIFT "MIGDANIS"
Drag lift
Length - 850 m
Covers ski slope Migdanis

SKI LIFT "TYMFAIA"
Drag lift Length - 1016 m
Covers ski slopes Annitsa, Samarina, Stratiotis

SKI LIFT "BABY LIFT"
3-seat chair lift
Length - 360 m
Covers ski slope Begginers’

Vasilitsa Sightseeing:

"Valia Calda" national forest
Vasilitsa ski resort greater area
The Pindos National Park is one of the greatest National Parks of Greece. It is a secluded area in the northern part of Pindos mountain range. It includes the valley of Valia - Calda which is Vlach word meaning warm valley. It has been named like that because it displays daily significant temperature variations, with very high temperatures during the day and no clouds with very temperature low during the night. It also includes an impressive stream and tributary of Aos river “Arkoudorema” and the mountains of Lygkos and Mavrovouni.

The National Park of Pindos as a general statement of Greek and foreign specialists, is characterized by unique biological, ecological and research interest. It combines the aesthetic landscape of great value, the habitat with high diversity of flora and fauna, diverse geomorphological composition, sensory and uniqueness at national and European level.The value of the area of Valia - Calda and the need for protection has been recognized not only with the declaration of the National Forest in 1966, but throughout Europe with the accession in the network of highly protected areas of the European Community.

Stone Bridges & Byzantine Monuments
Greater area of Vasilitsa ski resort & Grevena Town
Vasilitsa resort has a rich cultural and historical heritage that is provided in the local museums (museum of paleontology and archaeological site), important religious sites (churches, monasteries) and the most impressive stone bridges across Macedonia Region. The most important monuments are classified by the Inland Revenue 11th Byzantine Monuments. There are 19 stone bridges on the river “Venetikos”, some of which are considered as the most important in Greece.

Paleontology Museum
"Milia" Village, Vasilitsa ski resort greater area
The visit to the museum of “Milia” reveals an entire prehistoric world of a 3,000,000 year age, brought to light with excavations in the territory of Grevena perfecture. The exhibition includes paleontological representations on the walls, fossils of ancient animals such mammoths, ancient rhinos, bisons, deer, wild boars and “machairodontas” the ancestor of the lion. Furthermore there are fossils of plants and invertebrate animals.

Mushroom Museum
"Lavdas" Village, Vasilitsa ski resort greater area
Located in Lavdas village in a traditional stone-made building, the Mushroom Museum is settled in the greater area of Vasilitsa ski resort, exhibiting naturally wild & dried mushrooms with relevant and detailed information about mushrooms. Moreover, there is audiovisual material provided and also possibility for microscopic examination as well.

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