Vigla-Pisoderi, a family ski resort in northern Greece


The ski resort of Vigla Pisoderi is a family-friendly ski resort, quite large for Greece. It is located in the Florina region, close to the Greek-Macedonian border. This resort is set in a landscape of astonishing natural beauty. From the top of the ski slope, the view towards the Prespes lakes is incredible, while the skiers’ paths through the beech trees add a bewitching dimension to the descent of the slopes!

What does the station look like?

One of the oldest ski resorts in Greece. In fact, its first ski lift was installed in 1967. Today, Vigla boasts numerous lifts and slopes, as well as one of the most beautiful chalets in the Greek mountains.


The station is located on Mount Verno, near the village of Pisoderi, about 30 kilometers north of the town of Florina.

Altitude :

The ski resort lies at an altitude of between 1,480 and 2,000 meters, offering favorable conditions for skiing.

Ski season :

The ski season in Vigla-Pisoderi can vary according to weather conditions, but generally runs from December to March.

The slopes of the Greek ski resort Vigla

What’s the ski area like?

The ski center has a total of 12 trails, including 9 downhill trails, 2 cross-country trails and 1 snowmobile trail. There are also rental facilities and ski schools for beginners.

Chalet Tottis is located directly opposite the Ski Center, with views of the mountain and ski slopes. On the first floor there’s a bar that connects with the ski rental area (skis, boots, snowboards, snowmobiles, etc.). On the 1st floor is the large restaurant area, with fireplace and view of the slopes.

If you’re interested in skiing in Greece, Vigla-Pisoderi may be a destination to consider. It offers magnificent scenery and a unique mountain experience in the Florina region. Be sure to check weather and trail conditions before planning your visit.

How much do packages cost?

Daily rate :

  • Lift pass Monday-Friday €15
  • Weekend / Bank holiday lift pass €18
  • Student/child lift pass Monday-Friday (children under 12) €12
  • Ski equipment rental (boots-sticks-boots) €17
  • Sledging 7€/hour
  • Snowmobile 35€/trip
  • Ski lessons 40 €/hour (1 person)
  • Ski lessons 50 €/hour 2 persons)
  • Ski lessons 60 €/hour 3 persons)
ski resort in Greece Viglas

What are the opening hours?

Opening hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Note: opening times are provided by the Vigla Pisoderi/Verno – Florina ski area. In fact, they can vary depending on outdoor conditions, the day of the week, school vacations and public holidays.

How do I get there?

The distance between the Vigla – Pisoderio ski resort and the town of Florina is just 19 km, which is one of the main reasons to visit. Access is generally easy. Here on Google Maps.

Florina is easily reached by freeway:

  • from Athens, it takes 6h30 for 620 kms
  • from Thessaloniki: 2 hrs 10 min (192.5 km) via Egnatia Odos/A2/E90, a very easy route.

More information on the Vigla-Pisoderi ski resort website.

If you’re in Greece in winter, don’t miss the chance to go skiing at one of the many Greek ski resorts! We’ve tested (and re-tested) several of them:

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