5 Top Ski Resorts for the Winter

Our pick: 5 Top Ski Resorts for this coming Winter:

A selection of top ski resorts

Try out some of the Top Ski Resorts

 

FR – Chamonix
Take the cable car from chic Chamonix to Aiguille du Midi (3842 m above sea level) and then whizz down the slopes. And do this surrounded by the spectacular mountain scenery of the vast Mont Blanc mountain range and its king of mountains, Mont Blanc, which at 4810 metres is the highest mountain in the French Alps. Ski, snowboard and freeriding enthusiasts are sure to be on cloud nine in this skiing paradise. The first Winter Olympic Games were held in Chamonix in 1924. Now it’s your turn to enjoy this top ski resort! Skiing in Chamonix

FR – Tignes
Tignes, the modern and luxurious top ski resort 2000 m above sea level in the French region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, together with Val-d’Isère forms Espace Killy – a vast and one of France’s best known ski resorts. It is named after the French Olympic downhill ski champion Jean-Claude Killy. A highlight for ski and freestyle fans is La Grand Motte which proudly sits over the ski resort or even just the cable car ride itself which will take you up to 3456 metres. Skiing in Tignes

5 Top Ski Resorts

Fun with friends in some of the top Ski Resorts

AT – Gastein
Heavenly ski trips are also to be had in Salzburgerland, or in the Gastein Valley to be more precise, where you’ll find a range of slopes – from easy, carving and freeriding paths to humps and deep-snow slopes. The highest mountain station of a total of four ski resorts in Gastein is Sportgastein in the High Alps at an altitude of 2700 m. And, of course, once you’re away from the slopes you’ll find there's no shortage of ski lodge fun or thermal spa delights to be had. Skiing in Gasteinertal

Great slopes in some of the top ski resorts

Ski in some of the top ski resorts

 

CH – Saas Fee
The underground funicular and two drag lifts will take you to an altitude of nearly 3573 metres. The mountain is called Allalin. It is located in the Swiss ski resort of Saas Fee where plenty of snow is guaranteed and is surrounded by more than a dozen four thousand metre high mountains. An immense mountain backdrop to many kilometres of slopes that will impress every ski and snow fan. In this top ski resort, Allalin is the starting point for the challenge of a nine kilometre and 1800 metre high slope. Every one else can enjoy a stunning view from the revolving restaurant. Skiing in Saas Fee

CH – Verbier
Across four valleys and a total of 410 kilometres of slopes is where you’ll find the sunny winter sport paradise of Verbier at an altitude of 1500 m. It also goes by the name of Les 4 Vallées. Mont-Gelé (3023 metres) and the Mont-Fort glacier, which is 3330 metres at its highest point, ensure there are spectacular slopes. Verbier is Europe's freeriding capital. The cosmopolitan ski resort in Valais also turns into a popular party and gourmet location after the last venture down the slopes. Skiing in Verbier

A huge range of slopes in These Top Ski Resorts

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