The best ski resorts in Europe

When winter arrives in Europe, ski fanatics get ready for an incredible adrenaline-filled vacation. Europe offers so many tourist destinations where you can practice skiing that we have decided to make a list of the best places to ski, so you will know where to find all the amenities and the best circuits.

These places have it all! Slopes for beginners and experts, activities for the whole family, circuits where ski races are held, and much more!

From the Alps, Spain, the Pyrenees and many other cities, each place has its own imprint and essence, but they all share the same characteristic: spectacular and breathtaking scenery. 

Prepare your luggage and your travel insurance to start your journey through these amazing places, full of energy, sports and activities. The possibilities are endless and cover all ages. Are you ready to experience the most incredible ski races and the biggest slopes in Europe? Great! Let’s get started…

Gstaad, Switzerland

This ski resort located in beautiful Switzerland is very prestigious and renowned for its luxurious facilities that are suitable for all types of athletes. In Gstaad you can enjoy all kinds of vacations; whether they are family vacations or just for adults looking for a lot of adrenaline.

It is a very quiet place, but it has many slopes of all sizes and for all levels. But that’s not all, there are also many other activities to do, such as visiting the glacier that is really spectacular.

Cervino Ski Paradise, Italy

This center is located at the base of the Matterhorn, which guarantees that there is snow all year round due to the altitude at which it is located.

Here you will find ski slopes for all levels, such as the circuits that are located in the eternal glaciers that form at 3,500 meters above sea level, or the circuits that unfold among the forests of Valtournenche, located at 1,600 meters above sea level.

In addition, here is the highest snow park on the continent; the Indian Park. This park is located in Plan Maison at 2,800 meters above sea level, and covers more than 40,000 square meters of surface full of free snow for the delight of skiers.

Sölden, Austria

A place well known for having been where the Ski World Cup was inaugurated. This is due to the unparalleled quality of its snow, but mainly to the fact that it has, nothing more and nothing less, than two glaciers and three peaks of more than 3000 meters above sea level.

One of the glaciers houses one of the largest slaloms in Europe. In fact, this center is one of the largest in Austria, with 144 slopes and 31 lifts. And as if all this were not enough, this center is very popular for the ski parties that take place every day after 4 pm.

In 2019, a new cable car was inaugurated, that takes skiers from 1,980 meters (where the starting station is located) to 2,300 meters in just 6 minutes.

In this center there are slopes for all levels and for children. There are activities for the whole family and much more.

Megève, France

This ski resort is well known for its location and the beautiful scenery that surrounds it. Nestled in the forests of the French Alps, to the north, this resort is very popular with the locals.

There you can enjoy spectacular slopes for all levels and the wonderful village of Megève, a very quiet and beautiful place surrounded by lush forests.

Zermatt, Switzerland-Italy

Located right on the border between the two countries is the Zermatt center, which has more than 350 kilometers of slopes for all levels. From there you can see the Matterhorn peak and you can also visit the Theodul glacier.

Stubai Glacier, Austria

It is one of the largest glaciers in the Alps, and is located west of Innsbruck. It is one of the largest ski centers in Austria, with 35 slopes and circuits and more than 25 lifts.

It is a very popular place among professional skiers, since many events organized by the FIS have been held here.

Saas Fee, Switzerland

A resort located in the canton of Valais which is known as the jewel of the Alps. The views offered by this place are really exquisite, as if the landscapes had been painted by hand; the main reason why it earned that nickname.

Another great attraction of this ski center is that it has one of the steepest slopes in the country. A unique place to enjoy more than 345 kilometers of slopes and the best circuits while contemplating the breathtaking view. It also has 22 lifts and hundreds of kilometers of groomed slopes. 

However, the icing on the cake is the revolving restaurant, which is surrounded by large windows that allow diners to experience a 360-degree view of the Alps. 

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

Located in the north of the country, in the Dolomite Alps, the Dolomiti Superski center is one of the most exclusive in Italy.

Not only will you be able to enjoy the best slopes, but also luxury stores and a really charming town with lots of energy and activities. National professional competitions are often held here as well.

Val Thorens, Les 3 Vallées, France

One of the most international ski resorts in Europe, with more than 70% foreign tourism. This is due to the fact that it covers one of the largest ski areas in the world, with more than 600 km. This is the perfect place to practice après-ski, and then enjoy incredible parties.

Livigno, Italy

Known as “little Tibet”, this ski resort is a must-see. It has amazing facilities prepared to make everything perfect. Incredible views that will dazzle you while you ride its modern lifts.

In addition, it has more than 250 stores for you to enjoy shopping. The charm of this place is unique and will hypnotize you as soon as you arrive. With tracks and circuits designed for all levels and for children too! 

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