Popular winter destinations in Europe with a cosmopolitan character, famous ski resorts with slopes of all categories, chalets and luxury hotels await you to experience unique travel moments. Discover the most renowned ski resorts in Europe by reading today’s article:
St. Moritz in Engadine in Switzerland and Mount Corviglia, not only the birthplace of alpine winter sports, is the place where winter tourism began 155 years ago, in 1864. It is one of the best winter sports sites globally and has already hosted five World Alpine Skiing Championships, two Winter Olympics (1928 and 1948), and 24 Bobsleigh World Championships.
Here is the Olympia Bob Run, the only natural bobsleigh ice rink in the world and the Cresta Run running at speeds of up to 140 km / h. The famous resort was created when in the 19th century, the English aristocracy discovered its beautiful snow-capped mountains.
A location that perfectly combines sports – winter and summer on the lake that freezes in winter and on the mountain slopes, since it offers tourism 365 days a year -, wellness, luxury and cosmopolitan air, arts, haute cuisine, famous hotels, lifestyle, shopping.
The Cortina d’Ampezzo – the “Queen of the Dolomites” – known simply as Cortina, is located in the Dolomites, in the heart of the Southern Alps, in the Veneto region of northern Italy. Every year, the cosmopolitan resort attracts the jet set and the aristocratic European public of winter sports.
The city’s local economy develops mainly in tourism, especially during the winter season, with the population increasing from 7,000 to 40,000. In Cortina, among other things, films have been made such as The Pink Panther (1963), For Your Eyes Only (1981) and Cliffhanger (1993). Note that the James Bond movie “For Your Eyes Only” was shot at the 5-star hotel “Miramonti Majestic Grand Hotel” with a history of more than 100 years.
Cortina is home to the professional ice hockey team SG Cortina, and the ski resort has 120 km of slopes of all categories and 36 lifts. It should be noted that the 2021 Alpine Skiing World Championship was held there.
Val d’Isere is one of the most popular winter resorts and most famous ski villages, not only in the French Alps but also worldwide. It was a group of local farmers when they created this village many years ago, and then, no one could have imagined the evolution of Val d’Isere. Located at an altitude of 1,821 meters, it has merged with Tignes Ski Resort, making it the “most beautiful ski area in the world” – the Espace Killy. The highest peak, Grande Motte, reaches 3,656 m.
With a history of 80 years, the ski resort Val d ‘Isere, in the east of France, has 300 km of slopes, all categories, 44 km cross country, two snow parks, 90 lifts etc. You can also visit this wonderful winter resort, choosing the right accommodation option. In this process, the company Erna Low can offer you a solution, which can organize for you a whole plan of your stay there, at economical prices and offers.