Top 10 Budget Ski Resorts You Must Visit

#10 Gudauri, Georgia

Gudauri resort hotels are spread on the slopes of the Greater Caucasus mountain range at an altitude from 1,900 to 2,750 meters above sea level. Visitors come here not only to ski but also for the amazing mountain views, Caucasian hospitality, and fine cuisine.

#9 Kopaonik, Serbia

 

Unfortunately, Serbia is not very famous as a ski destination. However, the most popular Serbian resort of Kopaonik stretches for 82 kilometers and reaches 2,017 meters above sea level at the peak of Pancics Peak. In Kopaonik, you will have great ski experience, be able to try delicious food, and be happy with low prices and welcoming service.

#8 Tsaghkadzor, Armenia

Tsakhkadzor is only 60 kilometers from Yerevan. The top of skiing is at an altitude of 2,819 meters overlooking the holy Mount Ararat and the most famous in Armenia Lake Sevan. Both fans of snow drift and those who have never skied before will have a great time here.

#7 Zakopane, Poland

Winter capital of Poland, Zakopane, is nestled in a valley between mountain peaks to the south of the country, 110 km from Krakow. Zakopane is loved for its moderately warm and snowy winters, hot springs, and national cuisine.

#6 Bansko, Bulgaria

Bansko is situated at the foot of the Pirin Mountains and is loved for a modern infrastructure and a long ski season. It offers a wide range of slopes for beginners and experienced skiers.

#5 Poiana Brasov, Romania

The largest and most modern resort of Romania, Poiana Brasov, is situated at an altitude of 1,030 meters at the foot of the mountain Postevaru in Transylvania. A stunned cuisine will be a nice bonus to pure pine air and low prices.

#4 Bovec-Kanin, Slovenia

Bovec is located at the foot of the peak Kanin in the Triglav National Park. Ski tracks lie above 2,000 meters. The season here lasts for a long time and the views of the Julian Alps are amazing.

#3 Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic

If you are used to European service, but don’t want to overpay, you will appreciate the Czech resorts. Spindleruv Mlyn is Czech Davos, located in the Giant Mountains. This resort is great for both professionals and beginners, groups of friends and families with children, skiers and snowboarders.

#2 Shtrebske Pleso, Slovakia

Strbske Pleso is the most famous resort in the High Tatras, situated on the shores of the lake at an altitude of 1,351 meters. In the first place people come here for guaranteed snow, because the neighboring resorts don’t always have it. It is also famous for good tracks for beginners, extreme games in the Fun Park, and mountain air that cures a common cold.

#1 Livigno, Italy

Livigno is a relatively new ski resort that has already gained recognition among outdoor enthusiasts. This Italian alpine resort borders Switzerland. Every year, new slopes appear and infrastructure gets improved. The region is not subject to trade tax, so it is more profitable to buy sports equipment, rather than rent it.