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Donovaly Ski Resort Guide

Donovaly, Slovakia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length1km1 miles
Highest Lift1,360m4,462ft
Resort Height913m2,995ft
 Nearest AirportsPoprad–Tatry and Žilina
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The ski area of Donovaly is in the Slovak Tatras at an altitude of 913m2,995ft, with 1km1 miles of marked runs.


Donovaly has direct access to 1km1 miles of downhill skiing, with 17 marked pistes, served by a total of 17 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Donovaly offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Donovaly offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Donovaly.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Donovaly is 1km1 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Donovaly?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Donovaly.

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Snow Forecast by day for Donovaly

Ski Area Stats

Donovaly Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
1km1 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
58km36 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Donovaly Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,360m4,462ft
Lowest Piste913m2,995ft
Resort Altitude (Donovaly)913m2,995ft
Max Vertical447m1,467ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Donovaly
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Lessons in Donovaly

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Donovaly Ski Schools and Donovaly Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Donovaly?

This ski resort is in the Slovak Tatras in Banská Bystrica District, Banská Bystrica.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Donovaly is Poprad–Tatry, 77 minutes drive away.

Žilina, Bratislava, Krakow and Kosice airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 17 ski lifts are able to uplift 14,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km4 miles of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Donovaly open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.