9 miles / 14 kilometers
Palandoken is an attractive ski resort rising from the authentic atmosphere of Erzurum, a historic town in Eastern Anatolia. The mountain, which is covered with snow five months out of the year, boasts of Turkey's longest and widest range of ski runs. It includes more than 15 miles of runs. The longest one being a bit more than seven miles in length. And it touts seven mechanical lifts.The combination of challenging skiing and beautiful mountain views make this an exhilarating ski vacation retreat.