Guide to the World’s Best Ski Resorts

Be adventurous this winter and book a thrill seeking skiing or snowboarding holiday. Pick a destination wisely and have a low cost skiing holiday without breaking the bank?

We’ve have found some of the best Ski resorts around Europe for you to take friends or family and have an unforgettable winter break!


France is the most popular Alpine country for British skiers and snowboarders. With its short flight time, you can be there in just a couple of hours and hit the slopes straight away.

LES ARCS – Paradiski Ski Area
There’s a variety of skiing in Les Arcs, with cruising runs and one of the longest and most challenging runs in the Alps which takes advanced skiers seven kilometres all the way down to Villaroger, a magnificent vertical descent of 7,500 feet. No fewer than 84 of the resort’s runs can be enjoyed by intermediate skiers.

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Skiing in Austria is all about postcard-worthy mountain villages, fun après-ski and traditional family-run hotels. The scenery is just stunning, with low (and high) rolling hills, plenty of tree-lined runs and a very modern lift system.

Grand Hotel – Zell am See
Walk in to the hotel and you’re greeted by a wonderful, double sided staircase and contemporary décor. On the mountain, it has a nice mix of runs that are perfect for complete beginners to the advanced. It’s a fairly large ski area as well with 138 kms of runs with great snow conditions.

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The Monte Rosa ski area has incredible panoramic views when you’re high up. There are unspoilt valleys and Italian villages, a great variety of slopes for all abilities, groomed runs and fantastic off piste. The resorts are relatively unknown retaining a friendly, unspoiled ambience.

APARTHOTEL LES COUPOLES – Champoluc
The Aparthotel Les Coupoles is located in the centre of Champoluc and is perfect for people looking for a relaxing apartment whilst enjoying the same benefits of staying in a hotel. The Les Coupoles has an indoor pool and sauna along with a bar and reception open each day. There’s only a 10-minute walk from the Crest cable car providing great access to the Monterosa ski area!

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