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Book Early Ski Early in Europe and Avoid the Crowds

You may not realize it, but a number of Europe’s leading ski resorts are open for skiing in October, November and also December. So why not take advantage of the early ski season this year? You’ll enjoy the uncrowded slopes. Also, you’ll be paying less for accommodation and lift passes. Early season skiing is usually […]

Culture, Cuisine and Salsburg. The Amadé Sports Region

This article is a reprint from the “Classic” version of the SkiEurope Report Newsletter. While some of the pricing is no longer accurate. The article gives a great overview of the region’s attractions. A winter vacation in Salzburg is more than a ski vacation. This picturesque old city offers an extraordinary cultural experience and serves […]

Méribel, France; Great Intermediate Skiing!

Méribel continues to be one of the most popular European ski destinations and with recent improvements to the resort it just keeps getting better. Méribel provides access to the 144 kilometers (90 miles) of trails that snake down the mountainsides into the Méribel Valley. Add on the terrain of the entire Three Valleys (Trois Vallées) […]

Skiing the Massive Jungfrau Ski Top Region!

Interlaken’s winter resort status became official however with the launch of The Jungfrau Top Ski Region, containing more than 100 miles of trails in ski centers above Grindelwald, all linked to Interlaken by a mountain railway included in a ski pass. The average length of runs in the area is a remarkable four miles. It’s […]

Destinations for Early Powder in Europe This Year

If you’re planning a ski trip for this coming season, why not think about skiing a bit early this year.  There are a myriad of reasons for skiing early in the season. It’s cheaper, quieter and you’ll have the slopes to yourself. Here’s a list of European resorts that should be on your radar if […]

Spend the Holidays Skiing in Europe

If you want to create lasting memories for you and your family, there’s nothing like spending your holidays skiing in Europe. Culture and history add to the experience of traveling in Europe. Fine cuisine, quaint villages and remarkable scenery await your arrival as you enjoy new worlds of experience. It’s never too early to start […]

Plan Your Holiday Ski Vacation Now Before the Ski Season Fills!

It’s never too early to start planning your holiday ski trip vacation to Europe. The exclusive and popular European resorts fill up fast for American holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Many vacationers are stuck with lesser choices or no choice at all because they waited too long to reserve space for their holiday ski vacation […]

Skiing Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

Cortina’s aprés-ski activities rank among the best and most varied in all of Europe. After an evening stroll through the quaint pedestrian center, dining, dancing, and drinking keep the fun rolling into the night. With the alpine charm of a Tyrolean village, all the style of Milan, and all the typical art and architecture of […]

Skiing Chamonix, France: History of a Skiers Paradise

The mystique of Chamonix, captured in photographs and vintage ski posters, reflects the ruggedly spectacular scenery and over 200 years of mountaineering history. The legendary Mont Blanc peak draws climbers and sightseers while the picturesque town, complete with babbling river, provides an excellent base for skiing and snowboarding on the surrounding slopes. The Chamonix Valley […]

Austrian Luxury, Style and Skiing … Lech, Austria

Lech, sometimes referred to as the “Aspen of Austria,” promises its guests a wealth of the two quantities which are the ultimate in luxury – time and space. In addition to the full 110 kilometers (68 miles) of trails within its boundaries, the resort is surrounded by 180 kilometers (112 miles) of off-trail skiing possibilities. […]

Obergurgl; One of Europe’s Best Kept Skiing Secrets

Obergurgl is a perfect example of why it’s important to shop around for ski resorts. While some dedicated fans of this Austrian resort love nothing better than its snowsure beginner and intermediate runs, expert skiers or those with a taste for a high level of nightlife will most likely find themselves bored here. Obergurgl’s greatest […]

Great SuperSki Week to Garmisch, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is Germany’s undisputed Winter Sports Skiing and Snowboarding Capital, located only a short distance from the Austrian border. Once the host of the Winter Olympics, Garmisch is a large, cosmopolitan town with plenty to see and do both on and off the ski slopes. The resort is built around the highest mountain in Germany, […]

Best Snow-Sure Ski Resorts in Europe

Ski Val Thorens, France The highest resort in the Alps and one of the most snow sure, with north-facing slopes guaranteeing good snow for a long season, even off the glacier. Val Thorens is Part of huge 3 Valleys. and home to the highest bar of any ski resort. Great for when it’s too warm […]

European Ski Resort Openings for 2013-2014

The 2013-2014 ski season will be starting soon, so here are some opening dates for key resorts in Europe. FRANCE Tignes – Open November 03 Val d’Isere – Open November 29 Serre-Chevalier – Open December 13 SWITZERLAND Davos/Klosters – Open November 15 Engeleberg/Titlis – Open October 19 Grindelwald/Wengen – November 16 Les Diablerets/Glacier 3000 – […]

2014 SuperSki Weeks Are Here!

The 2013-2014 ski season is right around the corner. Now is the time to lock in the best dates and the best prices. Our 2014 ski weeks trips start from $1,598 per person (Innsbruck) and include: roundtrip air, 6 or 7 nights hotel accomodation (double occupancy), buffet breakfast, transfer as specified, airline fuel surcharges and […]

Grindelwald, Switzerland; Experience the Jungfrau Top Ski Region

The small village of Grindelwald is nestled in the Swiss Alps of the Bernese Oberland. Along with the resort towns of Mürren and Wengen, Grindelwald is part of the famed Jungfrau Top Ski Region that offers magnificent scenery, diverse wildlife, and some of the best skiing in Switzerland. Grindelwald’s history stretches back over 850 years. […]

Resorts Openings and Fresh Snow

Austrian Snow and Resorts In the last few days, the snowy white powder has been falling in Austria. The heaviest snowfall was in the western Austrian resorts but snow fell across the country, so fresh powder skiing be easily located. On Thursday, Mayrhofen (3/25cm) opened for the first time this season, thanks to the fresh […]

European Ski Resorts, What’s New for 2012

In Austria, Saalbach is ready to welcome the new season with new charilists and gondola. Further upgrades and eplacement lifts are also ready to welcome visitors in Hintertux, Schladming and Kitzbühel. In France, Val d´Isère, already a top-tier resort, now boasts almost 160 ski slopes. Valpark, one of the best snow parks in Europe has […]

European Ski Resort Season Open Dates 2011-2012

The ski season is closing fast and we’re all looking for a great season of endless white powder. Most of the major resorts look to be opening in the first week of December this years with a few exceptions. Chamonix (France) has already received substantial snowfall. The official resort open is the first week of […]

Best European Ski Resorts for Early Snow

If you’re planning a ski trip for this coming season, there is a great article in the Guardian UK which lists the top 10 ski resorts for early snow. Of the top 10 ski resorts, the first 8 listed are European: Val Thorens, France Chamonix, France Ischgl, Austria Tignes, France Hintertux, Austria Breuil-Cervina, Italy Obergurgl, […]

European Resorts for Late-season Snow

Don’t worry if you haven’t made plans for your European ski trip yet. As the season winds down in some areas it continues to go strong at high-altitude resorts, especially those with glaciers. There’s still time to book a late-season ski vacation in the Alps. Take a look at some of the European resorts with […]

Try Something Different: Adventure In Paradiski

The giant French Paradiski area that encompasses 20 resort villages which are part of the resorts of les Arcs, la Plagne and Peisey Vallandry, is encouraging skiers and boarders to think outside the snowbox in 2010 and consider trying one of the numerous adrenalin-pumping, side-splitting and quirky sports they offer besides downhill skiing and boarding. […]