Altitude: 55 Meters

Vancouver in short

  • 1/2 hour drive from 3 ski resorts
  • Direct flights from London
  • Multicultural city with vibrant culture

Downtown Vancouver is a stunning juxtaposition of beach, park, skyscrapers and commercial port clustered around the old town centre, Gastown. Wandering through different neighbourhoods, from Chinatown to the Downtown Eastside and over to English Bay, will make you appreciate the multihued fabric of people that make up this cosmopolitan city.

As there is no accommodation at the ski resorts, you’ll be heading back into town after a day on the slopes. On nice days in late autumn or early spring you can even go skiing and swim at the beach in the same day! Vancouver is known for its multicultural (especially Asian) population and the restaurants here are correspondingly world-class, with fresh seafood and Canadian wine to boot. Cheer on the Canucks hockey team at one of the downtown bars, wander around Gastown and Granville Island, head to Stanley Park and English Bay to enjoy the spectacular views of the sun setting over the water and enjoy the laid-back West Coast vibe.

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Vancouver

Restaurants 4000 Theatre
Bars & cafes - Casino
Nightclubs & discos - Concert hall -
Cinema 10  

 Ski school and ski lessons Vancouver

No. of ski schools - Private ski lessons; -
No. of ski instructors - Ski lessons -
Area for beginners - Snowboarding lessons -
Ski lessons in - Cross-country skiing -

 Facilities Vancouver

No. of hotels 113 Supermarkets -
Total no. of hotel beds - Banks
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 Tourist information for Vancouver

Tourism Vancouver
+1 - 604 - 6822222

 Distances from Vancouver

Railway station
- by bus
Vancouver International Airport approx. 15 km by bus
From the motorway:Near the motorway

 Vancouver for families and children

Childcare Magic carpet -
Playground - Ski lift for children -
Merry-go-round -

  Leisure & sports activities Vancouver

Public saunaFootpaths -
Fitness centreTorchlight descent -
Public solarium - Indoor ice rink -
Massage Outdoor ice rink -
Spa & wellness Curling -
Indoor swimming pool Snow rafting -
Hot air ballooning - Dog sledding -
Paragliding Snowmobile tours -
Indoor tennis court Toboggan run -
Squash court

Ski blog about Vancouver

2 May 2019 by Danielle in ''

The Alps offer amazing skiing with panoramic views and après-ski to die for, but it's many people's dream to one day ski in Canada or the United States. Having skied in both continents, we can safely say there are definitely differences, but both Europe and North America have a lot to offer when it comes to skiing holidays! In this article we'll cover everything you need to know about the differences of skiing in North America vs. Europe. ... More ›

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Vancouver Ski Resorts

Vancouver Ski Resorts
Total slopes 107 (km)
Green slopes 11 km
Blue slopes 41 km
Red slopes 28 km
Black slopes 27 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (14 )
Drag lifts 1
Chair lifts 11
Gondola lifts 2
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