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Vrátna Ski Resort Guide

Vrátna, Slovakia

Rated: 2/5 (from 1 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift1,550m
Resort Height620m
 Nearest AirportsBratislava and Ostrava
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This valley of extraordinary beauty became Slovakia's fourth national park in 1988. There are demanding runs and good off-piste skiing at Chleb mountain. A new gondola was installed recently.

In 1997 Omnitrade joint stock company became the operator of the ski and tourist center Vrátna resulting in spending on a new quad chairlift, ski-lifts, gondola and artificial snow making.


The Slovak ski resort of Vrátna is at an altitude of 620m.

Vrátna has direct access to 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 16 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 Vrátna.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Vrátna?

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

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Vrátna

Ski Area Stats

Vrátna Ski Area

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


Vrátna Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,550m
Lowest Piste620m
Resort Altitude (Vrátna)620m
Max Vertical930m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Vrátna

Vrátna Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Vrátna is 3km long.

Location and Map

Where is Vrátna?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Vrátna is Bratislava, 130 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 16 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5km of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Vrátna open?

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

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Early April.

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 Vrátna, 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 Vrátna Tourist Office for the latest.