11 January 2019 Danielle in 'General'

When you see a closed-off piste or an out-of-bounds sign, it’s an indication that the ski resort has judged the area unsafe for skiing. Far from trying to be killjoys, ski resorts occasionally close ...Read more ›


10 January 2019 Danielle in 'Skiing techniques'

Carving refers to skiing on your edges, leaving a clean trail through the snow and not skidding. Today’s skis are perfectly tailored to allow for easy carving – some skis practically seem to carve th...Read more ›

Snow forecast

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15 January 2019 from Danielle in Mountain weather | 0 Comment(s)

After another half a metre of snow fell in the Alps yesterday, the weather finally seems to be calming down. Ski resorts today were greeted with blue skies, and precipitation is expected to decrease ...Read more ›

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Looking for accommodation for your next ski holidays? Find the right hotel, chalet, apartment or B&B in your favourite ski resort by requesting a brochure from the local Tourist Office or by making a general enquiry to find accommodation to fit your requirements. Whether you're skiing with family or a large group of friends, you'll find your ideal ski accommodation right here.

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8 January 2019 - from Elise

We were pleasantly surprised by the snow quality at Sun Peaks, which was much lighter and drier than at Whistler where we've been in the past. Nice selection of runs - we particularly enjoyed the moguls - although nothing to rival Whistler's steep c...


8 January 2019 - from Jean

We've stayed in hotels in all the villages (except Canillo). Two of them stand out: Soldeu and El Tarter, because they're located in an area with more trees and are more pleasant in bad weather. Soldeu especially has a very welcoming atmosphere and...


8 January 2019 - from Ellen

Great slope for beginners...

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Ski resort of the week

Avoriaz is one of the ski resorts which makes up the Portes du Soleil ski area. The ski resort is entirely pedestrian because of a desire to preserve the natural beauty of the site. You can carry your luggage to… Read more ›

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Best ski resort 2017 Snowplaza Awards 2019

Best ski resort 2018

Voting is on! The annual Snowplaza Awards have begun and the race is on. Do you have a favourite ski resort in Austria, Switzerland, Italy or France? Maybe the best ski resort in your eyes is not in the Alps at all, but in... Learn more ›

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Avoriaz Meribel

Ski in the heart of the Portes du Soleil in a unique pedestrian resort with guaranteed snow through the season!

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Skiing in the famous 3 Valleys in France with over 600km of high altitude, pristine ski slopes!

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