The Ultimate Guide To Slovakia

Guides to the High Tatras and Low Tatras ski areas written by a British ex-pat now living at the foothills of Jasna, the "Mini-Whistler" of Europe


Ultimate Jasna Ski Guide
I did a ski season in Whistler-Blackcomb in 06/07. I was a “Blackcomb Boy” living in Upper Village to the[...]

Top 10 Reasons to Ski in Slovakia

  1. Great transfer time from Luton to Poprad - Wizzair flies 3 times a week and transfers to the High Tatras ski areas such as Tatranska Lomnica are 25 minutes, transfers to the Low Tatras resorts such as Jasna are just 40 minutes.
  2. Huge investment in ski lifts and facilities - over €200m has been invested in new lodging, lifts, slopes, restaurants and services at Jasna alone!
  3. Great varied skiing from huge open bowls in Jasna to treeline skiing right down to 800m in Tatranska
  4. Incredible value for money compared to the Alps
  5. Stunning scenery with Liptovsky Mikulas a fantastic base to explore
  6. Wonderful Slovak cuisine
  7. Great non-ski activities with many thermal water parks 
  8. Fantastic accomodation
  9. Friendly locals
  10. Uncrowded slopes