Have always planned your prefect vacation amidst ice and snow? And with adventure activities like skiing? Well, check out the five most popular skiing destinations of the world and plan your next holiday!
Austria: Perfect for amateurs
If you are a first timer, Austria is ideal for you. St. Anton, in the Arlberg region of Austria, is the best place to go for ski instruction. With these experts’ entire guide, you will ski like an expert within a few days on the slopes. Check out Austria’s Lake District as well. It boasts of excellent ice-skating and skiing during the winter as well as water sports during the summer.
Best time of the year: The ski season is from around December through April; while the cities experience their high season from April to October.
Chile: Minimum risk zone
If you like enjoying safely and with sanity, La Parva, a few minutes from Santiago allows you to ski from your lodge to the lifts. Since the mountains are treeless, there’s no fear of getting hurled into a tree. The slopes includes wind-curled cornices because of which snowboarders can afford to try out a few new stunts
Best time of the year: Skii season here is from June to October. Go there during summer holidays
Canada: Terrain trove
Whistler Blackcomb in Canada has 8,000 plus acres of terrain on mountains and plains. You are allowed with a wide variety of options on rollers like steeps, deeps, chutes, high alpine bowls, glades, superb corduroy, long cruisers and gentle rollers. Skiers can revel in the parks and pipes on both mountains along with natural launch pads, hits, wind-lips, cornices, cliff drops and ridges. This place is a huge, natural terrain park. Night life is fabulous too.
Best time of the year: December to April, but most resorts are open for the whole year.
Italian Alps: Grand slopes
Does not a holiday skiing at Italian Alps sound just perfect? Mount Livata and Pescasseroli located near Cortina d’Ampezzo offer affordable accommodation and similar access to facilities. Val d’Ayas, which is located near pricey Courmayeur and Cervinia offer lower lift prices, more challenging runs and fewer crowds.
Best time of the year: Skiing facilities are available round the year.
Do not let your budget hold you back for skiing! The Spanish Pyrenees area is no less to Alps resorts in France, Austria, Italy and Switzerland. The Baquiera-Beret boasts of varying difficulty, plenty of chair lifts, professional ski instruction and fewer crowds compared to pricier resorts.
Best time of the year: Baquiera-Beret offers perfect facilities from November till April.
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