The first and the largest ski resort of the country of Greece that was founded in 1934 and attracts many guests on an annual basis.
The ski resort of Seli is a well-known ski resort in the north part of Greece that is located 25 kilometers from the city of Veria and approximately 95 kilometers from Thessaloniki. It opened in 1934 and it is officially the first ski resort in Greece. Being the largest ski resort of the country it hosts many international events like in 1980 when it hosted the Cross-Country skiing races of city athletes from non-Alpine countries.
It covers an area of 13.000 acres including 19 ski slopes, while the altitude of the slopes varies between 1.530 meters and 1.890 meters above the sea level. There is also a variation at the difficulty of the slopes, where four of them are for children and amateurs, eight are easy, five are for professionals and two are for cross-country skiing.
The ski resort has renovated infrastructure and follows all the international security rules. There are seven lifts that take the guests to the top of the slopes, while the modern chalet includes a restaurant and a cafeteria. The guests can rent equipment on spot and there are some visitors who chose to come with their caravans and stay for a longer time instead of making a day visit.