Cheap Ski Destinations
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
Slovenia’s Kranjska Gora has just been named Europe’s cheapest resort by the Post Office in their annual ski cost survey. You can get a week’s worth of skiing at the Slovenian resort in the Julian Alps from £395 per person, including flights, half board accommodation and transfers!
Sestriere offers great value for money for intermediate to advanced skiers and forms part of the Milky Way circuit on the Franco-Italian border. It was one of the main venues for the Torino Winter Olympics and has also hosted FIS Ski World Cup races.
Ischgl remains one of the most popular resorts in Austria, and in keeping with its moto “Relax, if you can”, is of the best après ski destinations in the Alps. The Tyrolean resort buzzes with a boisterous nightlife scene full of pubs, bars and nightclubs, and also hosts A-list stars in its Top of the Mountain concerts.
Val d'Isere, France
Often called the Ibiza of the Alps, Val d’Isere welcomes more Brits to its slopes than any other resort. Sharing 300km of pistes and 78 lifts with neighbouring resort Tignes, this French chalet town offers high quality slopes for all abilities. Pair this with its legendary après scene that stretches into the small hours of the morning, Val d’Isere remains a strong choice for skiers looking for an abundance of fun on and off the slopes.
St Anton, Austria
St Anton is regularly voted as one of the best skiing destinations in the Alps. Located in Austria’s Arlberg region, St Anton offers 340km of pistes, 200km of off-piste routes and over 55km² of challenging off-piste terrain.
Host of the 2010 Winter Olympics and home to North America’s biggest ski area, Whistler shares some 8,000+ acres and 200 ski runs with its neighbour Blackcomb. Legendary for its off-piste skiing, visitors can expect alpine-style bowls, near vertical chutes and epic heli-skiing terrain.
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