Skiing is one of the oldest sports in history, and while there is a wide array of holiday destinations; from the lazy , warm tropical beaches, the high altitude and mountainous regions also pride themselves in luxurious packages for those that love adventure and fun at the same time. Sample a few of the best here:
When you think of the classic winter sports venues, then this is the place. It’s thrilling drops, great traditions and wonderful mountain villages not only offer magical winter sceneries but also provide quality and efficient venue for an exciting skiing holiday. This is also the home of Fondue and chocolate, the Mecca for chocolate lovers too. There are train rides to Switzerland’s summits and among the best routes for scenic beauty including the Glacier Express or the Bernina express.
While not skiing, you can enjoy hiking through the sweet smelling countrysides. Switzerland offers thousands of miles of well marked trails. You can stroll in the panoramic shadow of the iconic Matterhorn on the Zermatt lake trail, enjoy the countries rich history along Lake Luzern or even have some fun hiking through Swiss national park in Graubunden and spot native animals like the ibex or marmot.
It is easy to fall in love with passionate Italia. This is one destination known for its sensational inspiration of hill rich landscape country, shimmering clear waters along the coastal towns or the archeological marvels that top up her beauty like the toppings of a perfectly prepared traditional Italian pizza.
The Dolomite Mountains take you away from the mind boggling activities of a busy city and offer a fantastic opportunity for skiing and also a spectacular UNESCO National Heritage site. The Italian Alps are also a brilliant choice for skiing, home the Sestriere, in the Via Lattea area that hosted the snow sports Olympics in 2006 and boasts over 400km runs and pistes. With tasty food, delicious wine, and stunning scenes, the passionate experience is endless. As I said earlier, you will definitely fall in love with Italy: so much to savor, so little time.
The French Alps are the world’s popular skiing destination with snow all year round. There are three top valleys to spend a lavish holiday. For a family conscious holiday you may want a less risky environment and the Meribel resort sorts this out perfectly. The Les Menuires offers moderately challenging pistes for beginners as well as a variety of snow sports. Thee Courchevel, consisting of five state of the art resorts famous for its mixed slopes, vibrant night life and who knows you may catch a glimpse of your favorite celebrity!
Chamonix, also on the French Alps fine resort renown for hosting international events is the perfect choice for expert skiers. Whichever part of the French Alps you choose to sample you can be sure of an incredible ski experience high above the Southern region of France and unwind in any of the many restaurants or party all night in the nightclubs or just cool it off in one of the serene health spas. It is no wonder France is the world’s top tourist destination.