Where to ski abroad?

Do you love skiing and dream of an eternal winter? Ready to head to the other side of the world to enjoy the snow and test the powder? Don’t forget to take out travel insurance for your ski vacations!


Here’s a list of ideal places to put on your skis, snowboards, toboggans and snowshoes… :

Where to ski in Europe?

In Switzerland

This is where winter sports were born. With over 150 resorts to choose from, Switzerland is a country that offers magnificent landscapes and lively mountain villages.
But Switzerland is an expensive country.

The resorts: Verbier, Gstaad, Davos, Les Diablerets, Saint-Moritz, Saas Fee, Klosters, Zermatt, Grindelwald, Leysin, Crans Montana.

In Austria

East of the Alps, Austria offers over 500 ski resorts and chalet villages. The special thing about Austria is that the season is very long, allowing you to ski up to 200 days a year.

Resorts and areas: Mayrhofen, Kitzbuehel, Lech, Ischgl, Sölden, Schruns and Montafon, Ötztal valley, Arlberg, Innsbrück, Sankt Anton.

In Germany

The resorts are mainly located in the south of the country in Bavaria, with the possibility of using Olympic facilities open to the public.

Resorts: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Oberstdorf, Oberammergau, Berchtesgaden, Spitzingsee-Tegersee.

In Italy

The Dolomites region is one of the most popular destinations for lovers of transalpine skiing. This is where you’ll find the world’s most extensive ski area, with almost 1,200 km of ski runs. Another popular ski area is “La Voie Lactée”, with over 400 km of pistes between France and Italy.

The resorts: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Val Gardena, Madone di Campiglio, Alagna, Cesana, Suze d’Oulx, Sestrières, Bardonecchia, Cervinia, Madesimo.

In Northern Europe

Sweden is not a country with very high mountains, but the cold winter weather guarantees the presence of snow. Situated around the Arctic Circle and the Swedish Alps, Are is Northern Europe’s largest ski area.

The great plus of a stay in the Nordic countries is the chance to see the breathtaking Northern Lights.

Where to ski in the world?

In Canada

The harsh winter means you can ski for up to 6 months of the year. The country boasts 70 downhill and cross-country ski resorts, as well as numerous snowshoeing, snowmobiling and dog sledding trails in the Laurentian and Appalachian regions.
For the more urban types, it’s also possible to ski just outside Vancouver, at Grouse Mountain, with its splendid views of the city and the Pacific.

In the United States

With over 500 ski resorts spread over some 40 states, the most popular are undoubtedly in the Rockies, with world-famous sites. Here you’ll find Aspen, Vail, Telluriden Jackson, Deer Valler and Big Ski.

In Japan

The ideal Asian country for skiing, with its mountain ranges and high snowfall. Japan has over 600 ski resorts.

In South America

In Patagonia, skiing is most popular in the Bariloche and San Martin de los Andes regions.

What are you waiting for? Get your plane tickets for winter sports and an unforgettable trip. Don’t forget to take out international travel insurance to cover you in the event of an incident.

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