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#1/22
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Destination: Andorra
The popular little principality of Andorra in the Pyrenees has shed its low-cost image and gone upmarket... read more »
#2/22
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It's home to the exclusive Cresta Run and Cartier polo matches, but there is more to St Moritz in Switzerland than posh sports, glamour and shopping. Intermediate skiers and foodies will love it... read more »
#3/22
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Cortina, in the Italian Dolomites, is a glamorous bolt-hole for the rich, liberally sprinkled with designer shops and gourmet restaurants – as well as snow. If you ski, it's even better…... read more »
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5
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Destination: Mayrhofen
Mayrhofen in the Austrian Tyrol has evolved into more than just an ideal family ski resort. It is Austria's capital of freestyle snowboarding – and, every April, becomes the Glastonbury of the Alps... read more »
#5/22
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4.5
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Destination: Soldeu
Soldeu is a vibrant, aspirational and sun-blessed resort, especially good for beginners and intermediates with a deserved reputation for its excellent ski schools... read more »
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4.5
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Les Deux Alpes is a vibrant party town, enticing experts with its limitless steep off-piste and flattering beginners and early intermediates with tame terrain – all skiable for nine months of the year... read more »
#7/22
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4.5
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Destination: Saas-Fee
Saas-Fee in Switzerland is the ideal place to learn to ski in idyllic surroundings. At the other extreme, snowboarders flock here year-round to check out the awesome snow park on Mittelallalin glacier... read more »
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4
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A family friendly affordable ski resort in the Savoie, Valloire is a firm favourite with French families. Nathalie discovers what to do whether you enjoy skiing or not... read more »
#9/22
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4
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If your late-season ski break in the Alps is as much about pampering as skiing, read on. These stylish, modern boutique hotels and chalets have spas, pools and restaurants to rival any in a city... read more »
#10/22
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4
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Destination: Meribel
Méribel the very belle has a prime location, lively après-ski and fantastic runs for all abilities - so it's little wonder this French resort is top choice for British skiers... read more »
#11/22
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4
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The French resort of Megève should never be overlooked as a great short-break ski destination. If you seek chic and charm, look no further - this is the prettiest resort in the whole of the Alps... read more »
#12/22
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4
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Avoriaz is a car-free, purpose-built resort and a gateway to the vast Portes du Soleil ski area. The big draw, though, is the snowboarding – especially at The Stash, a forest snowpark for "shredders"... read more »
#13/22
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4
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It is perhaps the world’s most beautiful ski resort – car-free, and with mountain restaurants and designer boutiques to match the perfection of the Matterhorn. Welcome to Zermatt, Switzerland... read more »
#14/22
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4
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Where do you head for a snow-sure ski break? Whether you are looking for a white Christmas early in the season, spring sunshine or summer adventure on a high-altitude glacier, here are my suggestions... read more »
#15/22
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4
(3 comments)
Val d'Isére, with its vast interlinked ski area known as the Espace Killy, is the place to go for reliable snow, challenging pistes, powder and partying. It's the French resort par excellence…... read more »
#16/22
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3
(3 comments)
Trip type: Winter Sports
Expensive, weather dependent, and with just one week a year; ski holidays for me were missing the mark. Looking for a better way I headed to Morzine Avoriaz... read more »
#17/22
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3.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Verbier
Once known for its Hooray Henrys and chalet-girl shenanigans, Verbier in Switzerland has toughened up. Now, it's a mecca for extreme ski and snowboard fanatics – with an après-ski to match... read more »
#18/22
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3
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If après-ski is as important to you as it is to me, in order to enjoy a ski or snowboard holiday, then check this guide. This is my fun-filled list of the top 10 Alpine party destinations in Europe... read more »
#19/22
Rating:
3
(5 comments)
Destination: Ischgl
Ischgl has often been overlooked and underestimated by the British, yet it has superb skiing and world-class après ski. Now many consider it to have overtaken St Anton as Austria’s top winter resort... read more »
#20/22
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Kitzbuhel
Low in altitude but high on thrills, the Austrian ski resort of Kitzbühel is as pretty as they come - and it's buzzing every January when its slopes play host to the world's most famous downhill race... read more »
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