There's nothing quite like a January skiing holiday; cooler temperatures, a strong base of snow and wonderfully quiet pistes. What better way to ward off the January blues than by jumping on a flight and making fresh tracks through the powder. There are plenty of January ski deals available, and our experts are on hand to tailor-make your ideal trip at the best possible price. Need your fix of snow with minimal time out of the office? We can craft a January ski weekend for you that packs all of the punch of a full week's skiing into four days - with just two days away from your desk.
Book early for your 2022 January escape to take advantage of the best deals on the market. Get in touch with one of our ski experts today to discuss where to ski in Jannuary. Alternatively, enquire online.
Our pick of where to ski in January
La Plagne ski resort is one of the best places to go skiing in January. The resort is comprised of 11 villages, with the highest village at Belle Plagne. There is a large choice of ski-in ski-out accommodation, meaning skiers can enjoy easy access to the slopes and to the high-altitude Bellecote glacier that sits just above the resort. All abilities are catered for, with the accessible Paradiski ski area providing everything from nursery runs to snow parks even a toboggan run.
If you are choosing where to ski in January, and would like to try somewhere a little different, then Geilo in Norway should be at the top of your list. This picturesque ski town combined with its blissfully quiet slopes and breath-taking views, make for a magical experience. The greatest snow depths of the season often occur around this time, which can be enjoyed across a range of pistes to suit all abilities between the two main ski areas of Vestlia and Slaatta.
Purpose-built to occupy a prime, high-altitude location with unparalleled access to the Espace Killy ski area; Tignes is one of the best places to go skiing in January for an abundance of snow-sure terrain. With 300km of slopes reaching up to a peak altitude of 3,456m at the skiable Grande Motte glacier, this varied ski area offers something for every type of skier. The ski resort has the longest season of any resort in Europe with a lively après scene.
If you are wondering where to ski in January in Italy, then Livigno may well be the perfect choice. This charming village offers one of Italy’s longest ski seasons thanks to its reputation for very cold winter months. This helps to preserve a fantastic base of snow which can be enjoyed across 115km of runs. Livigno is perfectly suited to both beginners and intermediates. Much of the town’s accommodation is ski-in ski-out, making for easy access to the slopes.
Europe’s highest ski resort and part of the Three Valleys ski area, Val Thorens, sits at 2,300m with slopes reaching up to 3,230m. You’ll find the finest conditions here with snow all but guaranteed in January. A lot of the slopes here are north-facing which protects the snow base. There’s a brilliant atmosphere in resort with plenty of bars and restaurants to sit back and enjoy a post-ski drink.
Ischgl ski resort is one of the best places to ski in January. It offers more terrain above 2,000m than any other ski resort in Austria. Skiers are all but guaranteed snow cover until as late as May. A holiday in January 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.