Regardless of nationality, winter sports lovers owe much gratitude to Mother-Nature for her inspiration to create Alps. Even if the mountain resorts on other continents are not anything more substantial than the European Alps, here is the place where skiing was born and perfected until he was closer to what we might be calling a new art. Therefore, why we do not go to any of the alpine resorts to pay a personal tribute to the mountain?
Sprinkle with valleys, peaks, terrain or oasis of tranquility, old mountain range that crosses the heart of Europe lure us with diverse mountain resorts, wrapped in a unique atmosphere. Simply choose the perfect destination, according to their preferences, and to prepare for the perfect holiday, which means: "It's all about skiing”.
Basically this resort, located above the Rhone valley, combines the architecture associated with Eastern Alps with high mountains and challenging runways defining Western Alps. Peaks such as Les Attelas, Les Ruinettes and especially Mont-Fort, are known for the good ski trails special trails dedicated to professionals. Neither those who choose snowboarding have no reason to complain in this resort.
All activities that have something to do with winter and winter sports are available in Verbier and are designed to please even the most nonconformist amateur athletes.
Even if you choose to ski on slopes around the town for a week, you have no chance to get bored. A holiday to Quatre Vallées can take you on trips to smaller and less renovated resorts cities around Vallées, including Thyon, Nendaz and Veysonnaz, addition to several other smaller ski trails that are not equipped with lift or elevator.
One of the visited destinations for "winter sports" in Sweden, Kiruna brag with the most bizarre hotel Jukkasjarvi, built entirely of ice. And it is not hard to imagine why the hotel walls are not melting. The services of the famous Swedish resort is designed to please every visitor, from those for the whole family, to tours on snowmobile or reindeer visit.
In addition to the snowy slopes without which a winter resort should be out of customers, in Kiruna you can find other activities as attractive and even less common in the mountain resorts, such as ice fishing. Those who arrive here in time, can admire the aurora Borealis on northern sky, a show truly spectacular
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Cortina, the short name of the famous Italian states, is undoubtedly "crème de la crème" in the top of the mountain resorts of Italy. Stylish, chic and located in a magnificent mountain area whose heights are crowned by dramatic rock formations, old village soon turned into one of the finest European spas. City hosts a variety of ski trails for all athletes, which, combined with a lot of related activities, creates a perfect destination for guests who want to see and be seen.
Unlike other destinations, in Cortina exhibitionism is at home.
And we don't talk about the tourist that show us there talents on the slopes, but about a real fashion parade that is waving in our face of furs, Ferrari and Maserati cars in the noisy conversations mediated on most expensive mobile phones. Snow lovers should not be frightened by this picture. Even if the city is crowded, slopes are pretty empty. A lot of people who choose to spend their holiday Cortina makes this decision for the sun baths and fresh air.
In the city, dining at fancy restaurants, shopping, long walks through the center or meditate in front of a cup of Lavazza are equally intense activities like skiing or snowboarding. The advantage is for athletes who will have less people to work around on the ski trail. It is a pleasure to slip on the mountain slopes, surrounded by beautiful authentic atmosphere that is created by the mountains. The most famous ski slope is Tofan, reaching to a height of 3200 meters.
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