Kartepe: one of Turkey’s major ski resorts welcoming visitors any season of the year, Kartepe is famous for its scenic views.
Positioned on the peak of Samanlı Mountains located in Kocaeli province in the Marmara Region, Kartepe is the closest ski resort to Istanbul.
The thickness of snow, which enables you to enjoy skiing to the fullest extent, and the beauty of pristine nature, will turn your visit into an unforgettable holiday experience.
Kartepe may be a suitable option if you are thinking of spending your winter holiday by taking time out in nature and engaging in winter sports.
Kartepe is located at the highest peak at 1699 meters on Samanli Mountains overlooking the Gulf of Izmit and Sapanca Lake. Kartepe, with its four mechanical ski resorts and 14 ski slopes covering an area of 42 kilometers, is one of the most important ski centers of the Marmara RegionRead More
How can I go there?
A district of Kocaeli province in the Marmara Region, Kartepe is a popular holiday destination with convenient transportation options. The closest airport to Kartepe is located in Istanbul. Once you have arrived in Istanbul you can take one of the buses leaving from the central bus terminal in the directionRead More