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The 10 best ski resorts in Europe

For ski lovers see the top 10 ski resorts in Europe from below. These are the inspiration for a fun holiday in winter.

1. Val Thorens – France
The French ski destination Val Thorens for the third time in a row voted the best European skiing destination. Val Thorens is located in the 3 Vallées, the largest ski area in the world with 600 kilometres of slopes which are connected with each other. The area is in the beginning of the years ’70, a winter sport has become, and has since been very popular.
Val Thorens – France
It is truly a magnificent area for skiing with pistes of high quality and you can also find in the village everything you like winter sports enthusiasts are looking for.

2. Alpe d’huez – France
The second best ski resort of Europe, is Alpe d’huez and that is not only a popular destination in the winter. Alpe d’huez attracts throughout the year by sports people.

Alpe d’huez – France
Alpe d’huez – France
As a winter sports resort is Alpe d’huez a bit spicy – just like that in the summer for cyclists – but who reasonably can be skiing here has really a pure relaxation

3. La Plagne – France
The French ski resort of La Plagne together with Les Arcs ski resort Paradiski, a huge ski area of more than 400 km of ski slopes.

La Plagne – France
La Plagne – France
The village of La Plagne is not really a charming resort, but it was in this election to the place as a winter sports destination. Regardless of your skiniveau you go in La Plagne a super fine winter sports have, because Area really has it all.

4. Saint-François-Longchamp France
And also the fourth place is for France: ski resort of Saint-François-Longchamp. Together with Valmorel form of Saint-François-Longchamp ski resort, Le Grand Domaine that around the famous Col de la Madeleine is located.

Saint-Francois-Longchamp France
Saint-Francois-Longchamp France
Both villages winning the beauty prize but as a ski resort is a good destination. Varied slopes, facing the Mont Blanc and when the sun is shining you have a wonderful holiday

5. Saint Gervais – France
It doesn’t stop at French ski resorts on this list, in fifth place Saint-Gervais at the foot of the Mont Blanc. Saint Gervais has long been popular, not only as a winter tourist destination but also as a health resort.

Saint Gervais – France
Saint Gervais – France
The area has this place in the top 10 not only because you are beautiful, you can ski, but also because the wintersportdagen in Saint Gervais not to 16.00 hours stop: skiing, ski touring and snowshoeing can also all in the evening on the floodlit slopes.

6. Saalbach – Hinterglemm – Austria
Saalbach – Hinterglemm. In contrast to all of the above French place is Saalbach, however, a charming village, exactly like you during your winter holiday.

Saalbach – Hinterglemm – Austria
Saalbach – Hinterglemm – Austria
Together with Leogang forms of Saalbach and Hinterglemm the ski area Skicircus: it is not super high, but the quality of the slopes is high, the crack of the nice mountain huts and there are also a total of 270 km of pistes waiting for you.

7. Kitzbühel – Austria
The legendary ski resort of Kitzbühel should not be missed. Cosy Tyrolean mountain huts, the famous Hahnenkamm, the chic appearance of the village and challenging skiing: Kitzbühel is a ski destination that you have one time seen a must have.

Kitzbühel – Austria
Kitzbühel – Austria

8. Gstaad – Switzerland
A chic winter destination where you without a fur collar stands out, and where between the afternoon more often with caviar than curry sausage is eaten.

Gstaad – Switzerland
Gstaad – Switzerland
But it’s going to Gstaad as a ski resort and is a wonderful destination. Good facilities, also for those who will not or can skiing is plenty to do and the sun is shining here also still a little bit more than average.

9. Baqueira-Beret – Spain
The only ski resort in the Pyrenees in this list is the Spanish Baqueira-Beret. But most people choose of course much more common for Austria, France and Switzerland, but also in Spain you can super good skiing.

Baqueira-Beret – Spain
Baqueira-Beret – Spain
Baqueira-Beret is renowned for its excellent facilities, especially for beginners and families.

10. Åre – Sweden
And at the last moment a Swedish place: Åre ski resort. Maybe not so big (less than 100 km of slopes), but the Scandinavia is a large area.

Åre – Sweden
Åre – Sweden
Åre is praised especially for the challenges for advanced skiers and freeriders.

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