Skiing in Europe: Best 5 Resorts for the Season

Skiing in Europe

Thinking of going on a short holiday? How about going skiing in Europe? We have listed a few places, where you can enjoy the snow during this time of the year. We found some tours and activities to explore the resorts and experience local life. 🎿

So, here are the 5 places we recommend for going on a skiing trip to Europe. 👇

skiing in Europe - Courchevel

1. Courchevel, France

Situated in the Trois Vallées, it is one of the best choices both for beginners and advanced skiers. The Trois Vallées is the largest ski area in the world, having 600 km of slopes and 183 ski lifts.

Although it is not the cheapest of all the resort villages in the area, it has good slopes, away from the buzz of the resort. 🚩

skiing in Europe - Zermatt

2. Zermatt, Switzerland

Being a part of The Best of Alps community, Zermatt offers spectacular views. It has four skiing areas, which are expanded on a 200 km area. In addition, the town is very chic and full of life. 🏂

In Zermatt, you can find the famous Matterhorn Museum, which will take you back in time and reveal how people used to live in the 19th century.

Visit the resort with through a guided tour -> Private Guided Tour to Mount Matterhorn Area and Mount Gornergrat from Zermatt

skiing in Europe - Saint Anton

3. Saint Anton, Austria

Saint Anton is one of the 6 largest ski areas in the world. Access is easy, there 340 km of slopes for all types of skiers. 🚡

Saint Anton resort is among the top 5 resorts in the Alps. The location of the resort is well situated in the Aalberg region and there are lifts to the neighbouring Lech ski resort, as well. Moreover, the resort town is very stylish and it’s only a 2 hour drive from nearby airports. ✈

skiing in Europe - Kitzbuhel

4. Kitzbühel, Austria

The medieval town of Kitzbühel is a good choice for families. First, because you can find accommodation for a better price than in most of the resorts. And, because Kitzbühel has 179 km of pistes and was voted the best ski resort.

The best time to go is at the end of January and in February as the town has a low altitude. Keep in mind that the slopes are more suitable for intermediate and expert skiers. ⛄️

skiing in Europe - Iceland

5. Iceland

Bláfjöll Recreation & Ski Center and Skálafell Skiing Area are two popular ski areas in Iceland.  Both of these resorts are only from half an hour drive away from Reykjavik.

In Bláfjöll, you can enjoy 15 km of slopes, best suited for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. In Skálafell, however, you can ski on 7 km of slopes, whether if you’re only learning now or if you already are an intermediate skier. 🚠

skiing in Europe - Iceland

Overall, in Iceland, you can find the best long-distance pistes. But, if you go to Iceland, you should also experience the northern lights. Moreover, you can bath in a hot spring or, if, you are seeking some adventure, you can try out dog-sledging.

Or, you can visit the secret lagoon, then watch the Nothern Lights -> Secret Lagoon, Buffet Dinner, and Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik

Not quite ready for the season?

Skiing in europe can be lots of fun but we recommend being prepared for a skiing trip. Check out our article about the 10 best ski tech and smart gadgets you have to have if you like winter sports. ❄ 🎿

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