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.
Moose Mountain Ski Resort, located just 10 km outside of Alaska’s Fairbanks, is well known as a lovely family ski area. Varied terrain and magnificent surroundings make Moose Mountain a ski destination for everyone. Well protected by prevailing winds from the northeast, the slopes receive plenty of sunlight during the day. When traveling in Alaska, […]
Situated in Park City, just 37 miles from Salt Lake International Airport, Deer Valley Resort has recently been rated as the number one ski resort in the country by skiers themselves. This great resort has exceptional customer service, great slopes and brilliant accommodation – there is seldom a better combination! Situated on a mountain with […]
A vacation at Badger Pass Ski Resort in Yosemite National Park, nestled in the Sierra Leone range, is an unforgettable experience. As the first designated ski area in California, families have been taking skiing vacations here for generations. Yosemite National Park is a perfect vacation spot all through the year and skiing here has been […]
Situated at an elevation of 1280 ft, Stowe Mountain Resort is a great family resort. It offers a variety of accommodation, great services and, of course, top-notch ski trails. Guest can enjoy a comfortable environment while they shop, relax and ski to their heart’s content. Stow Mountain is located on Mount Mansfield – the state’s […]
If you’re looking for a great family experience combined with fun and snow, look no further than Boreal Mountain Resort. The resort is easily accessed from anywhere in Northern California as well as Reno in Nevada. Simply take the Interstate 80, turn off on the Boreal/Castle Peak Exit and you’ll soon discover the ultimate family […]
Salzburg is the base for a unique ski vacation! Hundreds of ski vacation resorts dot the country to the west of Salzburg. Skiing in Austria is surprisingly good value and lift tickets, accommodation and après ski are competitively priced. Your ski adventure will let you ski in a different area each day. This is a […]
June Mountain, located in the Eastern Sierra near Mammoth Mountain, is a great ski area for skiers of all levels and age groups. Many families enjoy spending time together on the stunning white slopes and racing teams can be seen practicing on the mountain sides. So grab your winter woollies and head out to June […]