Slowly summer is coming to the end and winter is not all that far away. If you are already planning how you will spend your winter holidays, here is our recommendation. The best option for an active winter vacation is to go to skiing, and one of the best places for skiing is the Alps in Europe. The Alps are a mountain range located in central Europe, located in 5 countries: France, Italy, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The Alps are well known for amazing beauty, but they are most famous for ski resorts. In this post we will show you 7 that would be perfect for a ski vacation: Zermatt, Chamonix, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Kitzbühel, Lapland (not in Alps, but also very nice European destination), St. Moritz and Courcheval.
Zermatt is small town in southern Switzerland, located 1,620 m above sea level.
Chamonix is located in southeastern France, near the borders of Switzerland and Italy.
Cortina d’Ampezzo is located in the southern Alps in northeastern Italy, near the border of Austria. Cortina d’Ampezzo is a place where films like The Pink Panther and James Bond – For Your Eyes Only were filmed.
Kitzbühel is an old medieval town in the Tirol region of western Austria.
Lapland is a region located in the northern part of Finland with a population of 182,500. Lapland is considered as the home of Santa Claus.
St. Moritz is located in southeastern Switzerland, near the Italian border. In the past it hosted the Olympic Games twice, in 1928 and 1948.
The Courcheval France ski resort is located in the southern part of the country.
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