Head to our pick of the biggest ski resorts in Europe for endless stretches of terrain that will be more than enough to keep you going all week. When it comes to choosing a ski resort, the bigger the better, and we are here to help you find the ultimate winter playground to explore on your next visit to the mountains. Whether that be a resort providing access to the epic ski area of the Portes du Soleil, the extensive Arlberg, or the huge network of pistes that make up the Three Valleys; we can provide tailor-made service and expert advice to help find the right ski resort for you.
Courchevel is one of the biggest ski resorts in Europe, providing access to the 600km of slopes that make up the Thee Valleys ski area. Comprising 328 runs, 166 lifts and 2,200 snowmaking machines; the Three Valleys is one of the jewels in France’s crown when it comes to iconic ski areas. Staying in Courchevel also means you will have access to four separate villages, each with their own distinct character and charm. Stay in 1850 for glitz, glam and shopping, 1650 for more traditional lodgings, 1550 for an even quieter atmosphere, or 1300 for a truly authentic Alpine town.
Stay at: Hotel New Solarium, a modern bed and breakfast in Courchevel 1850.
Staying in Avoriaz provides access to the epic Portes du Soleil ski area, which comprises an impressive 600km of pistes, served by 201 lifts. Despite being one of the biggest ski resorts in Europe the resort maintains a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, being completely traffic free. An average eight metres of snowfall per season means that Avoriaz’s slopes are blessed with endless powder that can be enjoyed across a whole menu of slopes to suit every kind of skier. What’s more, much of the accommodation is situated very close to the slopes, meaning it could not be easier to get your fill of fabulous skiing first thing every morning.
Stay at: Chalet Marie, which is modern and cosy with a large open-plan living area.
As one of the oldest and biggest ski resorts in Europe, St. Anton holds a world-famous reputation for its incredible snow record and huge choice of pistes across the 305km of the Arlberg ski area. Whether you are new to your skis and after wide gentle runs, or a seasoned pro looking to tackle some of the most exciting backcountry terrain in Europe; St. Anton can offer it all. The off-piste territory is lined with powder bowls, tree routes and epic descents, which can be explored on an exhilarating day out with a guide.
Stay at: Tschoder, a luxurious five-star apartment sleeping up to 14 guests.
Purpose-built to offer unparalleled access to the slopes, Tignes is one of the biggest and best ski resorts in Europe. Home to the Grande Motte glacier, Tignes offers snow-sure conditions all season long, with its ski terrain reaching up to a peak altitude of 3,456m. The Espace Killy ski area joins up with the neighbouring resort of Val d’Isère and spans an incredible 300km of slopes. When you have had your fill on the mountain, head to one of the resort’s vast array of restaurants that serve up international gourmet cuisine alongside traditional Savoyard fare.
Stay at: Hotel Village Montana, a ski-in ski-out property with four restaurants on site.
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