It is that time of the year when those of us with the passion for skiing start searching the internet for the best ski destinations in Europe. Since there are so many places to go, it can be difficult to choose the best for you. Below are some of the best ski places in Europe that you can check out:
L’Alpe D’Huez, France
If you have ever seen the famous France bike race you will undoubtedly remember the spectacular stage which winds its way across 21 hair spin bends to the foot of L’Alpe D’Huez. This resort is one of the largest in Europe and it also boasts 249 kilometers of run and 81 ski rifts. You will be amazed by the predominantly south facing slopes, with variety of runs. If you are adventurous, you will enjoy the wealth of off piste possibilities and prospects of skiing the serene, which is the world’s longest black, run. This resort is great for novice skiers. You really cannot afford to miss this.
Read more about L’Alpe D’Huez: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpe_d%27Huez
St Anton, Australia
This is a wonderful ski resort in Australia. However, if you are faint hearted, this is not the place for you. This ski resort is a favorite amongst most experts and intermediate skiers. It forms part of the Arlberg region and thanks to links with the neighboring villages, you can enjoy up to 260 kilometers of breathtaking scenery and runs from one village to another. With some of the most consistent snow fall in Europe, accompanied with a lively après ski center, this resort turns out to be the best for any seasoned skier who wants to do it the hard way.
With over 60 food joints on slope, you will surely have a lifetime experience at this resort. The resort spreads over 3 mountains combined with 153 miles run. This might be the best place for you if you love short snacks breaks after several intervals. You should not forget to eye the graceful Matterhorn as it towers over the valley.
This resort is ideal for big mountain free riding. It is located on the south of Monte Rosa Massif and offers 115 miles of runs to offer you a wonderful skiing experience. If you love night life then this is the place to be.
Bernese Oberland, Switzerland
Located at one of the finest and scenic places in Switzerland, you will get an opportunity to ski amongst the most famous Monch and Eiger peaks. You can enjoy the perfect views as you ski down Europe’s longest glacier known as Aletschgletscher, which is 14 miles long. Having a ski trip on the glacier can definitely be worthwhile as it is a great experience.
If you are an adventure lover, skiing on the most attractive slopes this winter might just be the experience you need to make your new year a blast. Head down to these ski resorts in Europe and you will never regret!