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Read real reviews of ski resorts around the world. We’ve travelled to check things out before you do. Check out our top tips and things to do while you are on your ski holidays.

Ski resorts near Turin

Skiing in Italy is a real alternative to the slopes of Austia, Switzerland & France. It can be a most cost effective while still offering top class skiing. A lot of the resorts in Italy are not as busy as their other European counterparts, and thus suited to beginner skiers and families.

Getting to Skiwelt by train

How to get to Skiwelt from Munich, Salzburg and Innsbruck by train. Save hassle and money by using the really great Austrian & German train networks. Trains are a great way to travel, hopefully by reading our tips you will have a good idea as how to take this trip.

The Vanoise Express

La Plagne, Savoie, France resort review

La Plagne is one of the less popular of the major French high-altitude resorts, but it offers 225 km of varied runs (425km if you include the connected resort of Les Arcs) reaching up to 3200m, with ample accessible off-piste. From long blacks down from the Glacier De La Chiaupe to the...

Soell, Austria resort review

The ski area of Soell (spelled with an umlaut, Söll, in German) is part of an amazing connected resort called Skiwelt [www.skiwelt.at], overlooking the majestic Wilder Kaiser mountains. Altogether, Skiwelt has 279km of pistes, with 43% beginner, 47% intermediate, and 10% expert. In the...

Mayrhofen, Austria resort review

The most photographed sign in all of Austria’s ski areas must be this one, at Mayrhofen [winter.mayrhofner-bergbahnen.com]. It’s the entrance to Harakiri, the steepest groomed ski run in Austria at 78% grade (that’s 38 degrees!). Besides having this super steep slope...