Kopaonik is the main ski resort in the European country of Serbia, characterised by its focus on runs aimed more at the beginner than the technically advanced winter sports enthusiast. Named after the mountain that provides it with the ski runs, Kapaonik is a resort that can boast natural beauty as well as a good selection of runs.

Easy does it

Ski holidays in Serbia are perfect for those looking for a number of easy runs to ease themselves into this popular winter sport. Half of the Kopaonik runs are designated as easy, with a further three seen as easy to medium. Just four of the resort’s slopes are classified as hard, suggesting Serbia ski holidays are better suited to the beginner skier.

two-skiersKopaonik is really a resort focused on skiers, with very little specialist action for snowboarders.


The longest run at Kopaonik is 3.5km, while the resort turns over 20km to cross-country ski tracks. A total of 22 ski lifts will help you to the top of your run, with the uppermost station more than 2,000m above sea level.


cafeLooking for somewhere to stay during your Serbia ski holiday? The resort’s official site offers seven different locations for visitors to Serbia’s mountain resort:

  • Hotel Grand
  • Hotel Putnik Club A
  • Jugobanka
  • Srebrnac
  • Putnik
  • Olga Dedijer
  • Invest Banka


Ski holidays in Serbia are particularly praised for their après-ski activities. The compact style of the destination – everything is located close together – means that the après-ski destinations around the village are small but lively and inviting. The area’s cafes restaurants and bars all offer plenty to skiers coming off the slopes after a day of fun in the snow.