This winter it’s decided, you are going for few days in a ski resort. But where should you go to spend original and trendy hollidays ?
France is pretty spoiled with many different quality resorts and massive mountains with many slopes. Why not enjoying a ski trip and also going on a trip abroad, just to add to the fun of the slopes a little change of scenery ?
Tignes, for his adrenaline concentrated
Thrills guaranteed in Tignes, the Alpine resort was paired with Val d’Isere to give birth to the Killy Espace. More than skiing on the 154 slopes, discover the bungee ride, a bungee jump with skies or snowboard on a springboard recoverd by snow. That propels you in the air to a jump of 40 meters. This activity will put your head upside down.
Font-Romeu, for its illuminated slope at night
In the Pyrenees-Orientales, Font-Romeu Pyrenees 2000 resort will allow this winter skiers to try a new gliding experience. Indeed, one of its slope will be illuminated so that you can go skiing at night. In the day they are not less than 15 green slopes, 10 blue, 9 red and 9 black that you can ski with friends or family during your hollidays. Font-Romeu Pyrenees 2000 offers 111 kilometers of trails dedicated to skiing and Nordic walking, three sleds areas and a snowpark.
Les Menuires, for its rail toboggan run
In the Alps, the resort of Les Menuires, which belongs to the 3 Vallees ski area, has a sporty resort image. Hard to get bored on its 76 ski slopes or in the snowpark full of bumps and rails ! Since 2014, the Savoyard resort has a Speed Mountain, a toboggan run on long track 1000 meters. This trendy activity will pick up speed while remaining safe cornering.
Obviously, Switzerland remains a classic for all ski lovers. A classic that is however not within the reach of every budget … but when we come down the slopes at full speed in the middle of the alpine landscapes of Valais or in the Bernese Oberland, we quickly forget these expenses because the game was worth it !
In the 4 Valleys area, is one of the most attractive Swiss ski resorts. The Verbier ski area is divided into two sectors, Attelas and Mont Fort with 27 facilities and 100 km slopes and the Savoleyres / La Tzoumaz with 8 facilities and 55 km of slopes. Also Verbier is famous in summer for its Music Festival and mountain bike race.
Another great ski resort in Switzerland, recommended for more experienced skiers. The views of the Matterhorn worth the trip. Ski on 360 km of pistes, between Switzerland and Italy, the highest ski area in Europe, guaranteed snow 365 days a year.
The Austrian Alps offer some of the most magnificent panoramas of the Alps: peaks and summits, untouched nature, pleasant stations… Skiing is a big part of Austrian culture. Tyrol, Salzburg, Vorarlberg, no fewer than 800 ski resorts which are open in Austria.
St Anton am Alberg
Renowned, hosting many high-level winter sports competitions. For those seeking the ultimate. St. Anton am Arlberg is the cradle of Alpine skiing. This is where was created the world’s first ski club in 1901.The ski resort of St. Anton am Arlberg offers 460 km of slopes and 79 modern lifts. The area is famous for freeriding.
Zell am See
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Oddly, Norway stays out of ski destinations most frequently known. The country has beautiful stations, while the climatic conditions, although a little rough at the heart of winter, provide great snow. A snow that stays a long time in these northern latitudes! So you have time to delay your departure, why not the first light of spring ?
Snow conditions are stable and very good in Hemsedal from November to May every year thanks to Hemsedal’s location in the mountains halfway between Oslo and Bergen. In Hemsedal you will find two ski centres : Hemsedal Skisenter and Solheisen Skisenter.Hemsedal Skisenter offers skiing at all levels, from first-time skiers to advanced skiing. Here you can enjoy variable skiing – the ski centre offers a large selection of lifts and slopes.
Tryvann Winter Park is located on top of Holmenkollen, only 20 minutes from Oslo city center. Here you find 14 runs and 7 lifts including chair lift of 2 4 seats. The longest run is 1400 meters long and 381 meters elevation. Tryvann has a reserved area for children and beginners, competition trails, a large snowpark with a halfpipe international level, a boardercross and quiet slopes.