The winter wonderland of Mt. Erciyes in eastern Turkey is not only a hot spot for skiing fans but also for summer holidaymakers. The Erciyes Ski Center, brought to world-class standards with a €350 million ($390 million) investment by the Kayseri Municipality, has become one of the must-see places in the winter. The ski center's modern chairlifts and high-tech cable car system allow tourists to enjoy skiing in a 25-kilometer square area (over 6,100 acres), from altitudes up to 3,400 meters (11,100 feet). When temperatures climb with the arrival of summer, it also draws vacationers want to enjoy themselves with plenty of clean mountain air. Murat Cahit Cingi, the ski center's head, told Anadolu Agency that they not only offer winter sports, but also social and cultural activities that attract visitors during the summertime. 'Summer camps are a must for us,' Cingi said, adding that a full range of modern amenities are available. He underlined that tents and caravans can be rented daily, weekly, and monthly at reasonable prices. The ski center also hosts festivals on a nearby plateau at an altitude of 2,200 m (7,220 ft.).