Ski slopes open on Troodos

Fancy sunbathing in the morning and trying out the slopes in the afternoon?


Two of four pistes on Mount Olympus in Troodos, are open to skiers, according to the Cyprus Ski Federation & Club.

Sun Valley I (Aphrodite) and North Face II (Hera) slopes are open, with lifts operating from 9am to 4pm daily during the winter period.

Pistes Sun Valley II (Hermes) and North Face I (Dias) remain closed.

The maximum snow depth is 60 cm and temperatures in the area are around -2˚C.

Roads to Troodos and the ski-slopes are open to cars with four-wheel drive or snowchains. However, the police urge all drivers to exercise extreme caution when driving to Troodos due to road conditions.

Skiing equipment for non-members of the Cyprus Ski Federation & Club is available for rent from the Sun Valley ski shop at Mt Olympus.

Renting ski equipment cost varies from as little as €14 for children and €17 for adults for afternoon-only rentals (after 1 pm) to €16 for children and €24 for adults for full-day rentals, not including a ski lift pass (daily pass €20 and afternoon-only pass €12).