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ST ANTON - The party starts early up on the slopes at the Krazy Kangaruh, and the Moosewirt (pictured) where 5000 litres of beer are drank per day!

My Top 10 European après-ski resorts

by csenor

Destination: Austrian Alps

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

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Saas-Fee: one of the prettiest, most snow-sure Alpine destinations

Top 10 European ski resorts for guaranteed snow

by csenor

Destination: Saas-Fee

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

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Courchevel 1650, prettier and more affordable than its sister, 1850

Courchevel 1650, France: the ideal family ski resort

by csenor

Destination: Courchevel

With its quiet pistes, relaxed village atmosphere and English-speaking ski schools, Courchevel 1650 in the French Alps is great for beginners – but its varied terrain thrills expert skiers too

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Eagle's Eye restaurant

Kicking Horse: the resort that packs a punch

Destination: Golden

Challenging skiing, rugged, unspoilt scenery, and a short transfer from the airport are all helping to make Kicking Horse one of Canada's wintersports hotspots

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The Gornegrat Glacier Express offers a leisurely and stunning scenic route up the mountains of Zermatt

Zermatt: Swiss, swish and a ski resort for gourmets

by csenor

Destination: Zermatt

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

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The atmosphere is electric when 13,000 spectators pack the open-air arena. There is a lovely restaurant at the top with panoramic views

Innsbruck, Austria: a city break with a ski holiday attached

by csenor

Destination: Innsbruck

I've always seen Innsbruck as a stress-free airport from which to access my favourite Austrian ski resorts only an hour away. However, it is more than that: a historic city with nine ski areas nearby

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Even with terrain up to 3600m, some people just want to go higher...

Les Deux Alpes: a French resort that really does après-ski

by csenor

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

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A resort suited to confident skiers and snowboarders equal to anywhere in the world

St Anton, Austria: pure Alpine adrenaline

by csenor

Destination: St. Anton am Arlberg

This Austrian ski resort offers extreme terrain for powderhounds and extreme après-ski for those with the energy to sample its non-stop nightlife. Here's my guide to the resort and mountains

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The joy of Valloire at Easter with empty pistes galore

Affordable ski for the family in Valloire, France

Destination: Valloire

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

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Jagged crests above Formigal

The Spanish Pyrenees: fun for all seasons

by Drifter

Destination: Jaca

The south-facing slopes of the Spanish Pyrenees are heaven for lovers of the great outdoors, with stunning scenery providing the backdrop for a wide range of adventurous activities all year round

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