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Taking a skiing or snowboarding holiday needn't cost
the earth. We've chosen ten ski resorts for their high proportion
of self-catering apartments or good value hotels, and also for
their reasonably priced lift passes.
A key factor in making a family skiing holiday
effortless is the choice of resort; pick wisely and everything will
fall into place. Here are 10 great ski resorts in Europe for you to
consider when planning a family skiing holiday.
Nothing beats skiing hard all day then treating your
aching muscles to all the massage and hydrotherapy they can take.
Here is a selection of some of the most stylish and luxurious spas
the mountains have to offer.
Driving to the Alps can be cost effective and gives
you freedom once you're in resort. Many resorts are less than
1,000km from Calais - under 10 hours on the road. We've
chosen 10 great ski resorts in Europe easily reached by car.
When planning a weekend ski break key factors include
convenient flight times, short transfers and the availability of
accommodation for 3 nights. Rebecca Miles selects ten ski resorts
in Europe for weekend ski holidays.
Here is our choice of ten classic extreme off-piste
descents in Europe and North America. But we recommend you do not
attempt these descents without safety equipment or unaccompanied by
a recognized local mountain guide.
If you're a freestyle skier or a boarder your choice
of resort may depend on the existence of a really good terrain park
for practicing your latest tricks. Here's our starter for ten of
the best terrain parks in Europe and North America.
Relaxing, enjoyable and a good way of reducing your
carbon footprint, getting to your ski resort by train can be
comparable in door to door time with flying. Daniel Elkan selects
12 resorts in Europe that you can reach easily by train.