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Luxury Ski Resorts in Europe

Looking for luxury ski resorts in this part of the globe is easy. Knowing where to go for the best experience saves you the hassle of trial and regret. Here are some of the world’s best ski resorts.

 

Val d’Isere, France
Val d’Isere, France

Probably the best ski resort in the world, Val d’Isere has a lively village surrounded by the highest and biggest snowsure ski areas in France.

Val is actually an intermediate’s paradise. There are many great blue runs around the area. The only downside here is the overcrowding of homeward runs.

The nightlife is quite rewarding where you get to party with many young English and Scandinavian visitors. Places like the legendary disco Dick’s Tea Bar, Moris Pub, Le Petit Danois are what livens up the night scene.

This luxury ski resort features plushy chalets and hotels like the Elephant Blanc and Eagle’s Nest, which features an indoor pool, sauna with a £2000 per head price tag!

 

Madonna di Campiglio, Italy
Madonna di Campiglio

Attracting mostly Italian holidaymakers, Campiglio feels like the Monaco of Italian ski circuit. Peppered with posh fashion boutiques, high class restaurants, and four star hotels, you can expect the pedestrianized town center to bustle with life.

Campiglio is a novice’s paradise. Newcomers will immediately be comfortable cruising the laid-back blue runs at the end of the week. It can get really crowded during the peak season.

Off-slope entertainments not only include window-shopping, you can experience some memorable ice skating on the frozen lake in town or on the artificial rink located near Pinzolo.

Cap your ski adventures at the Bar Suisse or La Stube di Franz Joseph with some aperitifs. Enjoy karaoke at the La Stalla or relax to harmonious live sounds at the upmarket Cliffhanger club.

 

St. Anton, Austria
St. Anton, Austria

Considered as Austria’s most challenging ski resort, St. Anton does have slopes for all levels of skiers. Because of its extensive network of challenging runs, experts will mostly enjoy the slopes.

Dance on the tables with your ski boots on at the Krazy Kanguruh, the bar that invented apres mania. Youth oriented crowds gather at the Funky Chicken located at the main street. Enjoy live music starting at 10pm at the Platzi.

St. Anton is a luxury resort in its own right. Boasting the 13th-century Hospiz, which is the flagship of the Werner family empire and is considered the smartest hotel in the area. It offers ten-course dinners with an extremely formal service.

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Bernadette Otieno is a writer and film practitioner based in Kenya. She produced her first short film called Gangari (Hustler). The film won the best student film award in the 2012 Kenyan Kalasha Television and Film Awards.

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