Tim Scrafton

Putting on the glitz in St Moritz (oh, and the ski boots)

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 the guide

Zermatt: Swiss, swish and a ski resort for gourmets

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 the guide

Val d'Isère, France: snow-sure and stylish

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 the guide

Cortina, Italy: quiet slopes, the glitz of St Moritz

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 the guide

Verbier: Switzerland’s free-ride ski heaven

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 the guide