TRAVEL 18 February 2021 The indispensable address for adrenaline lovers: Palandöken Posted By: administrator 0 Comment Turkey’s most important winter tourism centers, with a total length of 70 kilometers slopes Palandöken Ski Center offers guests the opportunity to continuous day and night skiing. The facilities established in cooperation with the state and private sector, where skiing, which is an indispensable part of winter tourism, draws attention from both local and foreign tourists. Turkey’s leading ski resorts in Palandöken Ski Center in Erzurum is located between a large number of domestic and foreign tourists every winter welcomes. TURKEY’S BEST SKI CENTERS There are 55 slopes in the ski center in Erzurum, including easy, intermediate, advanced and natural. Palandöken, which has the registration of the International Ski Federation (FIS) for slalom races, offers the opportunity to ski for approximately 12 thousand people at the same time. Turkey’s longest runway in the world is to kayaksever 3rd provides uninterrupted length Palandöken ski 15 kilometers ability, novice, intermediate and welcomes skiers from all walks of prepared slopes for professional skiers as well. Ski lovers can descend at full speed at 54 percent slope from Ejder, which is the steepest track in the center. The ski center, which serves with 10 chair lifts, one teleski, 2 baby lifts, and a gondola lift on the tracks, offers tourists the opportunity to perform different activities such as paragliding, mountaineering, snowtube, snow rafting and ice climbing. Tourists, who have the opportunity to see the beauty of the city from the air by paragliding from the 3,200 altitude summit of the center, can climb with experienced mountaineers in the Artificial Ice Climbing Park. As the air temperature drops below zero, some ski slopes on Palandöken Mountain are made ready for the season by spraying artificial snow. With the illumination of the tracks, the skiers meet at night and enjoy skiing against the view decorated with the lights of the city. Skiers in the city where the excitement of skiing begins in the first week of December, can find the opportunity to ski on natural and artificial snow until the end of April. Appealing to skiers of all levels, Palandöken offers advantages to visitors with its proximity to the airport and Erzurum city center compared to many ski centers. Palandöken, which is 20 kilometers from the airport and only 4 kilometers from the city center, offers its visitors the opportunity to enrich their holidays by visiting very important historical and cultural places from the Seljuk and Ottoman periods in the city center, besides skiing. In Palandöken, there are two 5 and 4-star hotels, one 3-star hotel and 2 hotels and bungalow houses owned by the Metropolitan Municipality and the Governorship. Palandöken, where all hotels have the Safe Certification Certificate of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism within the scope of Corona virus (Covid-19) measures, offers comfortable and safe holiday opportunities to domestic and foreign tourists with a total bed capacity of 2,500.