Ski holiday in Czech Republic: Snow up your life!

The Czech Republic not only offers "the Golden City of Prague" to travel fans, but also has many more fascinating destinations - for instance a wide variety of wonderful ski areas! Many lower mountain ranges like the Bohemian Forest, the Ore Mountains or the Giant Mountains promise exiting winter adventures. In the home of the "Rübezahl", the Giant Mountains (Czech Krkonoše) in the north, there are many possibilities for snow sports fans. Besides the well prepared pistes and cross-country ski tracks, the highly equipped ski centres also offer toboggan runs and lovely winter hiking routes.

Regions in Czech Republic

Bohemia

Bohemia

The Bohemian Forest is a mountain chain which stretches along the German and Czech boarder and extends over 200 km in total. Although it is one mountain range, depending on where you are, it is called differently: on the German side people speak of the Bavarian Forest, in the Czech Republic they call it Šumava and in Austria it is known as the Bohemian Forest. It is dotted with a number of smaller ski areas, all with their very own special charm. So you have a range to choose from. Generally all ski areas provide soft hills and a ski crêche for the little ones, but also some more challenging pistes which lead through wonderful winter forest landscapes.

Karkonosze

Karkonosze

The highest and most well known mountain range in the Czech Republic are the Giant Mountains. It consists of the skiing regions Špindlerův Mlýn (Spindler's Mill), Harrachov, Pec pod Snezkou, Janske Lasne and Rokytnice nad Jizerou, as well as the highest peak of the mountain range, the Sněžka (Snow Top, 1,602 m). Here you will find the best equipped skiing stations in the Czech Republic! Due to the fantastic tourist infrastructure many world and continental cups as well as ski jumping contests have been regularly held in Harrachov. This region is especially attractive for those who are looking for moderately priced ski holidays.

Resorts in Czech Republic

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Resort (region) Pistes Ski area altitude
fromup to
Lift pass Nights Price from
7.3 km 650 - 1,020 m 3-7 $ 174
8 km 760 - 900 m 7 $ 90
15 km 830 - 1,215 m 3-7 $ 153
26 km 702 - 1,235 m 3-7 $ 195
8.5 km 860 - 1,202 m 2-7 $ 117