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Makov Ski Resort Guide

Makov, Slovakia

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift948m3,110ft
Resort Height570m1,870ft
 Nearest AirportsOstrava and Bratislava
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A ski are spread out over several mountain peaks close to the Czech border and Makov itself is a typical village for the region.


The Slovak ski resort of Makov is at an altitude of 570m1,870ft.

Makov has direct access to 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

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


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Makov.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Makov?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Makov

Ski Area Stats

Makov Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
45km28 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Makov Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift948m3,110ft
Lowest Piste660m2,165ft
Resort Altitude (Makov)570m1,870ft
Max Vertical378m1,240ft

Makov Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

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

Location and Map

Where is Makov?

This ski resort is in Čadca, Žilina Region, Slovakia.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Makov is Ostrava, 80 minutes drive away.

Bratislava, Katowice, Brno, Vienna and Krakow airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 4,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Makov 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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Makov, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Makov Tourist Office for the latest.