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Which European Country Has the Best Alps?

When answering which European country has the best Alps, there are clear leaders, depending on your preference. In particular, the Swiss, French, Austrian, and Italian Alps boast world-renowned ski resorts, ski lifts and alpine trails, and are the most popular for investing in ski chalets or apartments. The Alps in...

Posted on 20 November 2023

Where to go for the Best Glacier Skiing in Europe

Feeling adventurous? The best glacier skiing in Europe, through icy terrains and untouched powdery slopes in mountainous regions, is the most perfect and extraordinary holiday. Glacier skiing refers to skiing on glaciers. Glaciers are large, slow-moving masses of ice and snow that form in areas where more snow accumulates in...

Posted on 05 September 2023

Flights and resort update for 2017-18 ski season

Resorts across the Alps are gearing up for start of the 2017-18 ski season with many set to benefit from extra air routes and new investment into lift systems and infrastructure. Looking first at the French Alps, flying to Grenoble this season has got easier thanks to both British Airways...

Posted on 25 October 2017

The 2014-15 ski season approaches – so what’s new in the Alps?

Tignes-le-Lac has grabbed the headlines by being named France's most improved resort in the new edition of guidebook Where to Ski and Snowboard (WTSS), which has marked its 20th birthday by commending resorts for improving over the last two decades. WTSS noted that Tignes-le-Lac was “seriously inhospitable” 20 years ago...

Posted on 24 September 2014

Innsbruck Has a Lot to Offer Investors

Innsbruck has been the capital of the Tirol since 1429, and is one of the best-known skiing destinations in Austria. Kitzbuhel, St Anton, and Mayrhofen are only an hour away from Innsbruck, and the city has long-lasting connections with winter snow sports and Alpine skiing. It hosted the Winter Olympics...

Posted on 14 July 2012

New Flights Affirm Growing Popularity of Ski Holidays and Property

Demand for skiing holidays and properties is rising according to a whole series of reports. There is also evidence of this in the rapid growth of flights to skiing destinations, which had petered out during the financial crisis. On 16 December 2011, British low cost carrier Bmibaby began operating twice-weekly...

Posted on 18 February 2012