Tuesday 19 February 2013
Cross-country skiing is one of the most popular of all winter sports. The main difference with downhill skiing is that you use longer, thinner and lighter skis to dash and wind between snow-dusted pines and silent forests on the hundreds of ski trails scattered around snowy-Europe cross-country skiing resorts!
Monday 26 November 2012
Looking for some good reasons to go skiing in France? Here they are: over 20 ski resorts among which Alpe d’Huez, Les Deux Alpes and Val d’Isèr, slopes for beginners and advanced skiers, children’s clubs, activities to keep the little ones busy whilst you take to the slopes, is it not enough?
Thursday 12 January 2012
Excellent spas and world-class skiing: welcome to Bormio! Under the slogan “Enjoy your holiday”, starting from January 7th, 2012, tourists, hotel guests and visitors will be able to purchase this new combined pass Bormio – Ski and Spa, either to use the services of the Bormio Ski Area, and access to spa services and the prestigious Terme di Bormio Bagni di Bormio.
Friday 2 December 2011
Many ski resorts near Barcelona are open before Christmas and many open in late November in preparation for the December “puente” public holidays in Spain between December 6th and 8th, so if you want some early skiing, get ready for your unconventional one in Barcelona!
Thursday 1 December 2011
The holiday region Rosengarten-Latemar, is located in the southwestern area of the Dolomites. This area, which for its beauty and the richness of its ancient history, was declared by UNESCO a Natural Heritage Site in the summer of 2009, is home to some of the most famous sights of the Dolomites, such as Lake Carezza, unique in the world for the beauty of its colors, or the imposing peaks of the Latemar, or the Rosengarten.
Monday 21 November 2011
Mayrhofen is a quaint Tyrolean village nestled within beautiful mountains, which although being Austria’s best-known ski resort, has managed to retain the ambience and architectural integrity of a traditional Tyrolean village. It is located just 43 miles from Innsbruck and offers the largest ski area in the Ziller valley.
Wednesday 16 November 2011
Gone is the misconception that Spain is solely a summer destination, albeit it remains very caliente all year round. Besides tapas, wonderful beaches, outstanding monuments and amazing people, Spain also offers thrilling winters, during which the best thing is to enjoy some healing mountain air and great fun on skis.
Tuesday 15 November 2011
Skiing holidays in Italy are usually cheaper than in the more famed Alpine resorts in Austria, France and Switzerland. However, resorts like Cervinia, Sestriere, Val Di Fassa and Champoluc, and many others, all offer equally exciting runs for excellent skiing and, with the added benefit of having fewer lift queues!
Friday 11 November 2011
Innsbruck is surrounded by nine ski resorts and hiking trails, which invite everyone to an exciting journey in the mountains. All areas are easily accessible by cable car and chair-lifts, they welcome visitors with hospitable specially equipped restaurants and huts, and provide sportsmen with excellent runs and snowboarding slopes. There are areas around Innsbruck, which will make your holiday with the whole family particularly pleasant and amusing.
Tuesday 8 November 2011
The Milky Way includes Sauze d’Oulx, Sansicario, Claviere, Cesana and the French Montgenèvre. 400 km of runs with 210 trails, located on north-west facing slopes. The Milky Way has 90 lifts serving the whole area, including several drag lifts, chair lifts, quads, and telecabins for up to 6 people.