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Resorts in Review: Skiing in France

Resort Review: Skiing in France France is known for its excellent gastronomy, and its 400 or so ski resorts including those with ski holidays right on the slopes. The chance to get on your skis straight from your hotel or chalet and start skiing immediately is a big draw here.  Highlights for skiers in France …

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Resorts in Review: Skiing in Switzerland

Resorts in Review: Skiing in Switzerland   Switzerland, which is 70% mountains, is a record-breaking skiing area, not just in Europe. It has around 250 ski areas, which together add up to over 7,000 kilometres of perfectly groomed pistes, 1,812 ski lifts serve these. The land of the four-thousand-metre peaks offers breathtaking and snow-sure skiing …

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Resorts in Review: Skiing in Austria

Resorts in Review: Skiing in Austria   It is a well-known fact that Austrians are born skiers. Even if some claim that the Alpine republic invented skiing. Nevertheless, a skiing holiday in Austrian ski resorts leave nothing to be desired.  There is some disagreement about how many ski resorts there are in Austria, but the …

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Eight tips for learning to ski as an adult

Eight tips for learning to ski as an adult   You’ve experienced the joys of après ski, enjoying the incredible view from a gondola as it cruises up to the top of the mountain, but you want a taste of learning to get down the hill. Maybe you’ve considered adult ski lessons but are worried …

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The best ski resorts for night skiing in Europe

The best ski resorts for night skiing in Europe   If the days on your ski holiday don’t last long enough, many resorts also offer the chance to ski on floodlit slopes in the evening. Most offer floodlit skiing on Fridays and Saturdays, although the days of the week vary depending on the night ski …

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Resort of the Week: Val d’Isère 

Resort of the Week: Val d’Isère  Val d’Isère is undoubtedly a leading resort in the world of skiing with a vast network of 150km of slopes just in Val d’Isère alone, combine this with its neighbour Tignes and together the Espace Killy offers 300km of pistes for you to explore. With altitude ranging from 1550 …

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7 tips to improve your freestyle skiing in Snowparks

7 tips to improve your freestyle skiing in Snowparks   You must have admired them on your last ski holiday, the snow parks and the fun parks. There, skiers and snowboarders conjure up the most astonishing tricks, getting big air and making even the most dramatic of routines look easy! If you are a good …