Winter holidays, and in particular ski holidays, are growing in popularity every year as people turn their backs on traditional winter sun package holidays to experience something a bit different.
Following the success of recent Winter Olympics and with such great facilities around the UK, more and more people are getting into traditional winter sports like snowboarding and skiing. Because of this the popularity in people travelling to find the best conditions to practice is going through the roof.
It is now possible to get great value deals and offers making it easier for people to find cheap ski holidays. It had always been quite an expensive business before but now with dedicated travel companies getting exclusive deals with hotels and chalets in Austria, Italy and France, savings are getting passed on to travellers.
Europe is lucky enough to boast a number of world class ski resorts that can be easily reached from the UK. Countries like Italy, Austria and France are at the top of that list with resorts that are perfect for family winter holidays, romantic breaks and singles looking to enjoy the snowy conditions and fun nightlife.
Austria has a number of great resorts with conditions perfect for beginners, experts and those at an intermediate level. Resorts like St Anton and Zell am See are popular with visitors looking to experience the breath taking views and Alpine scenery. To find out a bit more about deals and offers for ski trips to Austria including how to get the best value accommodation visit http://www.markwarner.co.uk/ski-holidays/austria.
Italy is also home to a number of resorts that see skiers booking trips over the winter months and one in particular is a great option for anyone hoping to find somewhere for their winter holiday. Courmayeur is found in the Aosta Valley in Northern Italy and is guaranteed to offer its guests snow, this is because of an impressive snow record as well as a state of the art snow making system. There are is great accommodation throughout Courmayeur for holiday makers with wonderful hotels and chalets in the town. You can view maps, get more details on accommodation and more here http://www.markwarner.co.uk/ski-holidays/italy/courmayeur.
It goes without saying that France is great for skiing too, with winter holiday resorts rivalling those in the south for sun seekers during the summer. You can have your pick of top resorts throughout the French Alps that would suit any kind of trip or any standard of skier.
As the winter months role in now are you going to be taking advantage of any last minute deals to hit the slopes? Remember you don’t need to be an expert with lessons available in dedicated ski resorts and equipment hire means you can just turn up in your warm clothes and take it from there.