A hydro electric dam that was constructed in the 1950s led to the creation of two new settlements, namely Tignes Val Claret and Tignes les Broisses. Tignes Val Claret went on to become a popular skiing resort for high altitude skiing enthusiasts, and until now Tignes les Broisses, located lower down on the French Alps, has been living in the shadow of its neighbor. But not for too much longer, as a new name and an eco-friendly plan to transform this village will be getting underway shortly.
When looking for skiing resorts in Spain, there is one resort that stands out: the Baqueira Beret Ski Resort. As the largest of its kind in Spain, the Baqueira Beret Resort offers visitors picturesque landscapes blanketed in snow and a variety of activities that all skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts can enjoy no matter what their skill level is. Located in the idyllic Aran Valley, the resort is able to combine spectacular winter activities with breathtaking natural scenes and world class facilities.
The village of Megeve is a gem in the French Alps, and is not only a picturesque part of France with breathtaking slopes and facilities, but a playground for the rich and famous. Here, skiers can enjoy the best of both worlds: magnificent skiing opportunities, as well as luxury accommodation and excellent service.
A more scenic ski resort would be hard to find. Cerro Bayo in Argentina’s Lakes District is surrounded by forests and has a wonderful view of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Just five miles from the lovely town of Villa de Angostura in the Province of Neuquen, Cerro Bayo Ski Resort is a small ski resort that […]
Crested Butte Mountain Resort is about more than just skiing. It’s a place where you go to forget your worries and relax; a place where you’re surrounded by the sheer beauty of nature. Surrounded by National Forest land, the resort features spectacular views of the Elk Mountains, West Elks, Ruby Range and the Maroon Bells/Snowmass […]
This is a chance to let the ancient Gods of Greece and Rome carry you up to the slopes on a skiing vacation in Las Lenas. The ski lifts of this modern ski resort have been quaintly named after Greek and Roman Gods and chances are you will never have to wait in a lift […]
Filled with family fun, great snow and awesome weather, Winter Park Resort makes for a brilliant winter vacation spot. With 351 inches of beautiful white fluffy snow each year, a summit elevation of 12 060 ft and 134 great ski trails with 24 ski lifts, it is quite easy to understand why Winter Park Resort […]
Size does matter, particularly if you dream of off-piste skiing in the Andes. Built in 1988 at the foot of the imposing El Plomo Peak by a French company, Valle Nevado has a distinct French ambiance which sets it apart from other ski vacation resorts of Chile. Valle Nevado is extremely popular with snowboarders and […]
Montana is the ideal state to visit for a cross country skiing vacation. There are a large number of wide open public areas, and some of the country’s best cross country skiing resorts are in Montana, offering you a choice of vacation destinations. You can make your vacation as vigorous or laid-back as you choose! […]
Located midway between Wanaka and Queenstown, Cardrona ski resortfeatures an extravaganza of exciting ski trails, terrain parks, pipes and a thrilling gravity cross-course. It is one of New Zealand’s finest family-style resorts, with a comprehensive selection of beginners’ courses, tuition programs and childcare facilities. Nestled in the exquisitely scenic Southern Lakes region, Cardrona is one […]