Europe is often seen as the centre of the skiing world, not just for the UK but for the whole world. With 16 countries providing Alpine skiing resorts with over 25kms of skiing it is unparalleled in size.
Europe is home to the largest ski area in the world, Les Trois Valées, home to 600km over interconnected runs! It has an abundance of glaciers, from the Kitzsteinhorn in Austria, Tignes in France and Saas Fee in Switzerland., meaning Europe is an all year round skiing location!
Ski Resorts Europe
In total Europe has over 37,000 kms of skiing, over 15,000 lifts and some believe over 1500 ski resorts! In reality many of these “resorts” are nothing more than a day visit or a few hours up and down one lift and slope. The ski resorts Snowresort feature will have sufficient facilities to allow you to stay, ski, eat, drink and usually contain some non ski activities meaning these ski resorts are suitable for at least a short break/ski weekend.
Below are the 9 European countries included in the initial launch of 50 ski resorts! We have selected from across Europe and North America with these 50 resorts , feeling they provide you a varied choice for your next ski or snowboard holiday. The list of ski resort guides will then be continuing to grow throughout the season!
When searching for your perfect ski resort we give you 2 options. Search & Explore…… You are currently in the Explore section allowing you to browse by country and explore the resorts it has on offer! This is a great option if you have an idea of a particular country you are looking to visit. If you are more open to searching for the ideal resort for YOU then take our Resort Search for a spin…. it may provide you some surprising results!!
A to Z of Ski Terms
Whether you are new to wintersports our just find the lingo confusing do not worry you are not alone! Here at Snowresort we have created
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Explore Verbier Ski Resort
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