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5
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Destination: Val d'Isere
Trip type: Winter Sports
Boasting one of the most reliable snow records in Europe, pistes to suit all standards and a partying scene, Val d’Isère is, in my opinion, a contender for the best ski resort in the world... read more »
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Destination: Chamonix
Argentiere is famed for its steep slopes and challenging off-piste at the Grands Montets ski area. Here are some insider tips to help you get the most out of your stay... read more »
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5
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Lake Placid, in upstate New York, is not just a monster movie – it’s where the ski jumping career of "The Eagle" literally took off, and a stunning winter sports hotspot... read more »
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5
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With stunning scenery, uncrowded ski slopes and a fantastic range of activities and après-ski options, the Canadian resort of Banff has all the ingredients for a dream winter sports destination... read more »
#5/20
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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 »
#6/20
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4
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Destination: Livigno
Trip type: Winter Sports
Livigno is duty free, cheap and offers some fantastic skiing. So what’s the catch? Well, getting there can be a problem - but it’s definitely worth it in the end ... read more »
#7/20
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4
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Serious snowsports fans should skip the big Canadian resorts and head to Fernie in British Columbia for more snow, fewer people and a unique town - and a mountain that sorts the men from the boys... read more »
#8/20
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4
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Destination: Bad Gastein
Venture into Austria’s core and be mesmerized by spectacular panoramas, adrenaline-filled activities and budget-friendly prices... read more »
#9/20
Rating:
4
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Advent is one of the most beautiful seasons in Salzburg: the first snowflakes swirl in the air, children build snowmen in the Mirabell Gardens and the scent of mulled wine wafts through the streets... read more »
#10/20
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4
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Norway’s national parks form arguably the world’s best and most reliable skiing area, where cross-country skiers can go cabin-hopping in comfort and style... read more »
#11/20
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4
(3 comments)
Having lost its bad-boy image, this affordable, exciting resort is just what the recession doctor prescribed. Count the pennies and the skiing bonanza will look after itself... read more »
#12/20
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4
(3 comments)
Destination: Inverness
The sparkling River Ness, restaurants to die for, a Victorian market and the best dolphin watching in the UK are just a few of the gems on offer in Inverness... read more »
#13/20
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3
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Romania is an up-and-coming holiday destination but have you ever considered skiing there? Read my guide where I tell you why you should, and why Poiana Brasov is the perfect place to start... read more »
#14/20
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3
(1 comment)
Destination: Kittila, Finland
For affordable and uncrowded ski slopes, travel to Levi in Finnish Lapland where you can stay in an ice hotel and spot the Northern Lights... read more »
#15/20
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2
(1 comment)
Destination: Serbia
Trip type: Winter Sports
Want to ski but short of cash? Head to the Serbian resort of Kopaonik, where you’ll be able to find your ski legs without breaking the bank... read more »
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Destination: Queenstown
Trip type: Activity, Winter Sun
Queenstown is where extreme sports began. From throwing yourself out of a plane to hurtling down fast-flowing rapids, you're never going to be bored here... read more »
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Destination: Marianske Lazne
Trip type: Spa, Winter Sports
Bathe where Edward VII once revitalised himself, with a visit to the spa town of Marianske Lazne in the Czech Republic... read more »
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With its designer boutiques, top restaurants and luxury hotels, Courchevel 1850 is the winter playground of the rich – and a people-watching paradise for the not-so-rich. Here's how to enjoy it…... read more »
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Spending time in this beautiful, tranquil corner of France is guaranteed to soothe away 20th-century stress... read more »
#20/20
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4
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Destination: Bansko
Bansko is a charming mountain town in the Pirin Range of Bulgaria. Above Bansko the pistes start at 2600 metres and fan down the mountain with a stimulating range of runs... read more »
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