More and more tourists are choosing Austria for their skiing holidays. But if we want to ski in Romania, what are our options?

The Paltinis ski slope, also known as the Oncesti slide, is located in the northwestern part of the Cindrel Mountains, in the Oncesti massif, in Paltinis, one of the most popular mountain towns of the Meridional Carpatian chain.

The slide is traditionally old, mainly because Paltinis is the first tourist ski town in Romania.

The slide, but also the city of Paltinis, is strong with Sibiu, the cultural capital of Romania, via a modern highway that overlooks the gorgeous land of Marginima Sibioli.

Due to its altitude of more than 1450 meters, this slide has a mountainous climate defined by low temperatures and heavy snow, which makes possible many winter sports, including skiing.

As the snowfall is very strong, it lasts from December to April, Paltinis is the number one choice for many winter sports lovers.

Oncesti 1 ski slide is very suitable for both experienced athletes and beginners and has a moderate level of difficulty and is equipped with cable transport equipment with ski lift and child lift. Its length is 1052 meters and it also has a night installation.

Another destination that winter sports enthusiasts prefer is the Arena Platos Ski and Snowboard Resort, a large tourist resort located in Poiana Polacci, between Sibio and Paltinis.

How do we get there?

The Ski and Snowboard Resort Arena Platos is located on DJ 106 A, connecting Sibio with Paltinis. It is on the left side of the road, on your way to Paltinis, from Sibiu, in Poiana Poplacii. If you do not drive on your way there, you should know that you have buses and minions that can take you there, on the way from Sibio to Paltinis.

Where to check?

There are many accommodation centers, Accommodation and hotels in Paltinis, Located near the slide. With a little research you can definitely find the right place for you and your family or friends. When we say perfect, we mean great food, comfort and a warm welcome.

What are the ski conditions?

The resort has five slides, four of which are between 600 and 700 meters and one for children and beginners with a length of 250 meters. You have four ski lifts for cable transport.

The slides have an efficient long-term installation with a capacity of more than 1200 people per hour. All slides have a nightstand and a pool of water designed to complete the artificial snowballs. There is also a slide for small sleds and an amusement park for professional riders.

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For adults, prices vary depending on the time of day they want to ski. Everything is free for children under 6 years old and with parents. Groups of at least 10 people get a 10% discount.

That said, start packing your bags (don’t forget your ski boots), call your friends and go on a ski adventure in Paltinis together!

Source by Alex Constantin Mihai