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Donovaly

Donovaly Ski Resort Guide

Donovaly, Slovakia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length1 miles
Highest Lift4,462ft
Resort Height2,995ft
 Nearest AirportsBratislava and Krakow
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Donovaly

The Slovak ski resort of Donovaly is in the Slovak Tatras at an altitude of 2,995ft, with 1 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Donovaly has direct access to 1 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.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Donovaly is 1 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Donovaly?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 30 November, with around 4in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Donovaly Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 3 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
13
Downhill
Total Length
1 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
36 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
17

Altitudes

Donovaly Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift4,462ft
Lowest Trail2,995ft
Resort Altitude (Donovaly)2,995ft
Max Vertical1,467ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Donovaly
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

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, Banská Bystrica Region.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Donovaly is Bratislava, 132 minutes drive away.

Krakow and Kosice airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

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 4 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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Donovaly, 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 Donovaly Tourist Office for the latest.

Donovaly Webcams

The Webcams in Donovaly are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.

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