Ski Resorts by Country
Skiing in Europe
Good things come in small packages, or so the saying goes. It’s certainly true when it comes to skiing in Andorra, the small mountainous country that sits between France and Spain. Offering great value for money and only three hours or so away from the UK, Andorra is a popular choice for a winter break thanks to great snow, high quality accommodation and après-ski that won’t break the bank.
Bulgaria might not be the leading destination for skiing within Europe but don’t let that deceive you. The resorts of Borovets, Pamporovo and Bankso in the Balkan Alps offer top quality skiing in stunning surroundings but at an affordable price - which makes it a real alternative for a ski holiday in a new and interesting location.
France is a fantastic choice for Brits looking for a fun-fuelled ski break, with a number of stunning resorts that cater for all budgets and that provide first rate skiing for beginners and experts alike. Fantastic levels of snow in purpose built resorts holds huge appeal for those who want to take to the slopes – as does the fact that you can enjoy a cup of tea at home in a morning and be on your skis enjoying the snow by the afternoon.
Stunning scenery, first class snow conditions, wide ranging accommodation – just three reasons why you should consider Slovenia for your ski break this year. That’s right, Slovenia. Whilst it might not be the first option that springs to mind, this hidden European gem is rapidly becoming a go-to destination for skiers of all levels. So what are you waiting for?
Stunning Alpine scenery, first rate skiing, world class accommodation – just three reasons why Austria is so popular with Brits looking to enjoy a ski holiday overseas. The fact that the après is some of the best around is just another bonus and simple adds to the appeal for anyone looking to enjoy an action packed winter adventure.
Guaranteed snow, stunning arctic landscapes, laid back culture and near perfect ski conditions. What’s not to love about Finland? Suitable for beginners and experts alike, Finland is a top choice for those who want to enjoy a winter adventure away from the busy crowds found in some of the other popular European destinations. After a day on the slopes, you can marvel at the Northern Lights shimmering across the skies; an experience like no other.
Home to a large number of first class ski resorts, Italy is a dream destination for a winter break. You’ll be able to take to the slopes in some of the world’s most famous resorts, relax in stylish accommodation and spend the evenings embracing some of the best après-ski around. What’s not to love?
You have plenty of options for a short haul ski break but Switzerland truly stands out from the crowd as one of the go to destinations for anyone wanting to hit the slopes. After a short flight from the UK, you’ll be able to tackle some of Europe’s most famous mountains and have chance to marvel at stunning scenery during a ski holiday that you’re sure to enjoy.
Skiing in North America
There are plenty of mountainous regions in Canada, so it follows that there are also plenty of places to embrace the skiing opportunities that are available during the winter months. No matter whether you head for British Colombia or Alberta on the west coast or Quebec on the east, you’ll find some of the best resorts on the planet packed with world-class powder snow and offering first rate hospitality for overseas visitors.
The USA might not be the first option that springs to mind for a ski holiday, but there’s a good reason why more and more people are choosing to head over the Atlantic for their winter break. Resorts such as Vail, Jackson Hole, Breckenridge and Aspen offer expertly groomed pistes, superb modern facilities and the most dramatic scenery at every turn. Beginners and experts alike will be welcomed with open arms.