Are you in love with skiing and dreaming of an eternal winter? Ready to go to the other side of the world to enjoy the snow and test the powder? Travel with peace of mind and do not forget to purchase a travel insurance for your ski holidays !
Here is the list of ideal places to put on your skis, snowboards or sledge and snowshoe…:
Where to ski in Europe?
It would be in this country that winter sports would have been born. With more than 150 resorts at your disposal, Switzerland is a country with beautiful landscapes and mountain villages that are pleasant to live in.
Switzerland, however, is an expensive country.
Stations: Verbier, Gstaad, Davos, Les Diablerets, St. Moritz, Saas Fee, Klosters, Zermatt, Grindelwald, Leysin, Crans Montana.
To the east of the Alps, Austria offers more than 500 ski resorts with chalet villages. The peculiarity in Austria is that the season is very extensive and can allow you to ski up to 200 days a year.
Stations and domains: Mayrhofen, Kitzbuehel, Lech, Ischgl, Selden, Schruns and Montafon, Otztal Valley, Arlberg, Innsbrick, Sankt Anton.
The stations are mainly located in the south of the country in Bavaria with the possibility of using the Olympic facilities open to the public.
Stations: Garmisch Partyenkirchen, Oberstdorf, Oberammergau, Berchtesgaden, Spitzingsee Tegersee.
The Dolomites region is one of the favourite destinations for cross-alpine ski lovers. This is where you can find the most extensive ski areas in the world with nearly 1,200 km of ski trail. Another popular ski area is the Milky Way with more than 400 km of pistes between France and Italy.
Stations: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Val Gardena, Madonna di Campiglio, Alagna, Cesana, Suze d’Oulx, Sestrières, Bardonecchia, Cervinia, Madesimo.
In Northern Europe
Sweden is not a country where the mountains are very high but the winter cold guarantees the presence of snow. Located around the Swedish Polar Circle and Alps, are is the largest ski area in Northern Europe.
The great plus of a stay in the Nordic countries is the opportunity to see the Northern Lights which are just breathtaking.
Where to ski in the world?
The harsh winter allows you to ski for up to 6 months of the year. This country has 70 alpine ski resorts, cross-country skiing and many snowshoeing, snowmobile or even sled dog rides in the Laurentian and Appalachian region.
It is also possible for the most urban to ski at the gates of Vancouver, to Grouse Mountain with a splendid view of the city and the Pacific.
In the United States
With more than 500 ski resorts spread over forty states, the most popular are undoubtedly in the Rockies, with world-famous sites. You will find aspen, Vail, Telluriden Jackson, Deer Valler or Big Ski.
The ideal country in Asia to ski with its mountain ranges and heavy snow. Japan has more than 600 ski resorts.
In South America
It is in Patagonia that skiing is major in the region of Bariloche and San Martin de los Andes.
What are you waiting for to leave? Have your airfares for winter sports and an unforgettable trip. Don’t forget to take out international travel insurance to cover yourself in case of incidents.