BEST SKI DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE
CREATED BY JACK D. RYGER
Europe has plenty more to offer its visitors than just amazing food,
fantastic architecture and scenery.
It has some of he hottest destination for winter spots in the world.
Make the most out of your fantastic European getaways and make it a point to
get to the mountains and experience the snowy wonderland that awaits you.
St. Moritz, Switzerland
Altitudes range from 1,800 to 3,300 meters and with consistent
snowfall, you can be sure to enjoy the 350 kilometers of trails anytime.
Considered to be the motherland for skiers, this spot has earned it’s reputation.
Inundated with some of the more treacherous steep on earth, valleys miles long,
and five ski areas, this is a skiers haven.
This spot is known as the largest linked ski area in the world. The link here offers over 1,300
acres of terrain and four different elevations. There are maintained trails going for over 600
kilometers, cross-country trails for for over 60 kilometers, and when it’s time to relax, but
not say goodbye to the view, just dine at any of the 10 slope-side restaurants in the area.
Val d’Isere, France
This is a stunning area offering some of the best views of the Alps you will get
anywhere. There are 300 kilometers of slopes to explore and shred down at your
leisure. There are areas for both beginner and advanced skiers, so all can enjoy
the breathtaking views and snowy white mountain tops too.
More than 80,000 ski-racing fanatics flock to this area to watch some of the world’s
best of the best take on a downhill race that is considered a prestigious race on the
World Cup circuit. Don’t worry if you are in the mood to ski after, there’s plenty of
opportunities for that, but the area is for the more confident skier.
Pas de la Casa, Andorra
Nestled between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains is the often forgotten
about area of Andorra. Pas de la Casa is one of the oldest resorts in Andorra and
offers 100 kilometers of trails to it’s guests. There are 31 convenient lifts that take you
up the great off-piste terrain in the area as well as the steep chutes like Soldeu.