All ski holiday searches begin with a list of preferred ski resorts. The selection available is huge, and if you’re a skier, it’s likely you’ve visited ski resorts in either France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Canada or the USA.
Following is a brief rundown of ski resorts by country, to assist you in finding ski resorts best suited for you.
French Ski Resorts
As the most popular destination for British skiers, France offers an exceptionally diverse selection of ski resorts and features the largest ski area in the world. French ski resorts will typically have state-of-the-art chairlifts and underground funiculars to assist you around this truly massive ski area.
Austrian Ski Resorts
There is a great sense of tradition when visiting Austrian ski resorts, but with this comes with very modern lift infrastructures and snow making systems.
Swiss Ski Resorts
The word Switzerland is synonymous with service, and this is never more the case than in Swiss ski resorts. All of the lifts and trains run like clockwork and the hotels and chalets are clean the precisely run.
Italian Ski Resorts
ski resorts in Italy are likely to be relaxed, informal, hedonistic, fun - and just a little bit crazy. Many Italians, who are not skiers or boarders, come to the mountains in winter for the sunshine, scenery and après ski activities.
Canadian Ski Resorts
Canadian ski resort will typically be at a comparatively low altitude when compared to ski areas in France, Austria and Switzerland, but will still have excellent snow records. This means skiers can benefit from relatively short transfer times, without having to worry about snow conditions in resort. Ski resorts at lower altitudes also create better quality tree-skiing opportunities, rarely found in Europe.
American Ski Resorts
When looking for luxury ski resorts, the USA is a must for your consideration list. With ski resorts such as Aspen, Beaver Creek and Telluride offering flawless service and quality, it’s a common escape for those seeking decadence and indulgence, which is reflected in the price.