What better way to make the most of winter than visiting a ski resort? Get your adrenaline pumping with an exciting trip that can be taken with friends and family. Here at the Leisure Lounge we want you to have an unforgettable trip, so here are the some of the best ski resorts in Europe you’ve never heard of.
The only ski resort in Andalucia, the Sierra Nevada is the perfect location for a family skiing trip. Located at Pradollano in the Sierra Nevada mountains, this ski resort features ski chalets, hotels, apartments, and a wide range of activities to suit everyone. Spend your days snowboarding or skiing, and your evenings enjoying the vibrant night life the resort has to offer.
If you love adventure and the outdoors, then CLC Alpine Centre is a top choice of ski resort in Europe for you. Offering a skiing holiday, delicious local food, and plenty of activities to do on and off the resort, you’ll be spoilt for choice. With breath-taking scenery, a warm welcome, and incredible accommodation, this family friendly resort is the one for you.
With a collection of three ski areas in the heart Andorra, these beautiful ski resorts will have you wanting to return every year. The Utilitarian Pas de la Casa has an incredibly lively nightlife scene and is perfect for friends, the Grau Roig is blissfully peaceful making it ideal for couples, and the Soldeu has excellent runs for beginner and intermediate skiers making it the perfect location for families.
If you’re looking for a magical skiing trip, Gstaad is one of the best ski resorts in Europe for you. With twelve separate ski areas and over 250 kilometres of piste all accessible with one lift pass, you won’t know where your time went! All areas are connected by a train running through the five villages that make up the resort. The town center, includes a promenade lined with luxury boutiques, and fairy tale Swiss-German architecture that will make this one of your most incredible, traditional winter holidays.
Carved into the valley of the Boîte river, this 1000-year-old town has become a popular ski destination that can’t be missed following the 1956 Winter Olympics. Only two hours from Venice, this low-key, upscale ski resort has 140 ski runs and over 50 miles of cross-country trails for you to explore. Cortina d’Ampezzo continues to attract the likes of George Clooney and Naomi Campbell with its lively night life and stunning views, and is one of the best ski resorts that you cannot miss.