The national ski center in Seli is a model ski center in Greece, attracting thousands of tourists every winter, who visit it to enjoy the winter sports offered there, but also the natural beauty of the area as it is located in one of the most beautiful regions of Macedonia, Mount Vermio! The facilities of the ski center cover an area that starts from 1530 m and reaches a high of 1890 m, offering a multitude of activities, which are worth discovering by reading this article!
How to get to Seli Imathia, Ski Resort
One of the many reasons why the ski center in Seli Imathia is a magnet for those looking for a short winter getaway near Thessaloniki, is its proximity to it. More specifically, the ski center is 95 kilometers from the center of Thessaloniki and the main access to it is via the Egnatia road and later via the Veria-Seli provincial road. Another way to access the Seli ski center is through the provincial road of Naoussa Seli.
Seli ski resort is also close to other major Macedonian cities, making it one of the most popular destinations for Northern Greece residents in general! Indicatively, it is 24 km from Veria, 74 km from Kozani and 20 km from Naoussa!
A few words about the history of the Seli Ski Center
Seli ski center is the first ski center in the country, counting 88 years of history. The operation of the Ski Center began in 1934 as it was then that the first ski races held in Greece, took place. Since then, the development of the ski center has been on the rise. While it experienced rapid growth after 1965, when the operation of the first ski school began, there!
Seli ski center facilities
Seli ski center has 19 slopes that cover a wide range of needs and abilities. More specifically, there are 4 tracks specially designed for beginners and children, 8 easy and 5 difficult tracks! Finally, the ski center has two endurance road tracks, one of them is of normal difficulty, while the other has a race difficulty! Access to the slopes is via 7 lifts of international standards. In terms of parking, the ski resort has 36 acres of asphalt road parking, which is always kept clear of snow and ice.
Food and entertainment at Seli ski center
In the facilities at the Seli ski center, you will find restaurants and cafes where you can have lunch or enjoy your coffee, admiring the snow-covered Vermio. If you want to explore more options, we recommend visiting the village of Seli, which has traditional taverns and guesthouses if you want to stay overnight there. If you want to move a little further, we suggest you visit “Takimi” restaurant in Naoussa, which offers delicious Greek dishes in a welcoming and warm space with traditional influences!
Seli ski resort is just one of the many ski resorts near Thessaloniki that could delight lovers of short winter excursions. By renting your car in Thessaloniki from Alpha Drive, you have ensured your comfortable and safe transportation, to the ski center of Seli and to any other place you wish!