The best places to ski in March are high-altitude, snow-sure resorts that are also home to a fantastic sunshine record. With plenty of bluebird days, a March ski holiday can offer the best of both worlds. Our experts have scoured the Alps and put together a definitive list of springtime resorts that should be on your skiing bucket list.
The glamorous, sun-kissed resort of Verbier is one of the best places to ski in March if you are looking to hit the slopes in style. Stay at one of the resort’s luxurious, boutique chalets or hotels that feature the likes of Sir Richard Branson’s own ski chalet, The Lodge. With the high-altitude peaks boasting some of the best back country terrain in the world, and a wide choice of marked off-piste itinerary runs.
Stay at: Hotel Montpelier for an impressive choice of suites and rooms, and superb spa facilities.
Mayrhofen is one of the best places to ski in March. The resort has a relatively low altitude in the town at 630m, and high-altitude slopes that reach up to 3,250m. This means you can benefit from epic late-season powder days on the 204km of pistes, with top-ups from the extensive snow canons promising 100% snow cover. When the day draws to a close, head back down to the town to enjoy a well-earned beer or two in the sunshine.
Stay at: Hotel Strass, a centrally located property with a sports lounge and spa facilities.
If you are wondering ‘where does it snow in March in Europe?’ then Alpe d’Huez may well be the answer. This high-altitude resort has peaks that reach up to 3,330m. The glacial terrain guarantees powder days late on into the season. The resort offers stunning wide open views across the Southern Alps. The resort has glorious sunshine that makes for the perfect setting in which to enjoy an evening apéritif.
Stay at: Club Med Alpe d’Huez for a family-friendly all-inclusive holiday package.
Ischgl is one of the best places to ski in March. It offers more terrain above 2,000m than any other resort in Austria. Skiers are all but guaranteed snow cover until as late as May. A holiday in March is therefore guaranteed to see you enjoying the slopes at their very prime. With 240km of runs to choose between there is enough to keep skiers busy all week long.
Stay at: Hotel Jagerhof for a convenient central location and family-friendly atmosphere.
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