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French ski resort offers dinner on the lift

The French ski resort of les Gets located in the Portes du Soleil region presented an unusual offer for the guests, who will arrive on holiday in les Gets for the Valentine's Day in 2012. Resort operator offers all lovers the opportunity to book a dinner in gondola.

Schlitteda: sleigh rides in St. Moritz

Swiss ski resort of St. Moritz located in the Engadine Valley is known worldwide as one of the most exclusive and expensive winter recreational areas. Tourists often call this Swiss resort the Top of the World. Entertainment in this "reserve of the millionaires" is also appropriating: Cartier Polo World Cup, classical music festival Snow & Symphony, sailing regatta on the Lake St. Moritz and unique Ice Golf Championship.

Austrian ski resort opened the season with snowmobile racing

Saalbach-Hinterglemm ski resort in Austria started the ski season. The season opening was accompanied by one of the most spectacular this year shows - snowmobile races Swatch Snow Mobile, which took place on the streets of the resort on December 8-11, 2011.
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Alpine ski resorts received snow at last

Pessimistic predictions about the upcoming Alpine ski season did not realized, which pleased skiers and resort operators in Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland. The Alps experienced heavy snowfalls on Monday.

There is no snow in the Alps, what the internet says ?

Studying the situation in the leading ski areas in Europe online community leaves different comments about the lack of snow. Below are given some of the most striking comments that have been published on the forum of the British publication

Alpine skiing: France, Switzerland, Norway, Austria are ready

Les 2 Alpes follows Swiss Zermatt and Italian Cervinia. Both alpine resorts, which are united by a common ski pass, reported about opening of all ski tracks. From now on Zermatt-Cervinia offers its guests 177 kilometers of prepared ski slopes.

Alta Badia: alpine skiing in Italy and Italian cuisine

The well-known Italian region Alta Badia in the Dolomites, which combines several small ski resorts, including Corvara and Colfosco, intends to promote winter holidays on its slopes as "gastronomic alpine skiing".

Ski resorts in Austria, France and Switzerland open the season

Ski season in Europe starts in November. Ski season comes timidly to the slopes of Alpine Europe. Why timidly? It is because conditions at many ski resorts are not ideal or simply absent. Only high-altitude resorts have the opportunity to announce the opening of ski season in late November.

Winter ski resort in Andorra gets new tracks

Already five new ski tracks will be introduced in the current ski region in the Andorran region of GrandValira. The length of the new tracks is 12 kilometers. Thus, the total length of the ski tracks in GrandValira will grow up to 205 kilometers. Among the ski resorts of the Pyrenees no one has exceeded this figure except Grandvalira.

New ski area appeared in France

Several small alpine resorts in France merged into one large ski resort area, which was called "Ski Lake Annecy". Local slopes are distinguished by relaxed atmosphere, tranquility and beauty of the alpine nature, which is combined with the traditional developed French ski infrastructure.

Skiing in Switzerland: Duran Duran in Klosters

Klosters ski resort, which is along with the Davos forms one of the most famous winter recreation areas in Switzerland, this year promises to be especially popular among the tourists not only because of its tracks and alpine landscapes. On January 21, 2012 here will be held a festival, which promises to be one of the most vivid Swiss shows in 2012. Altitude Festival is the name of the new festival, which Klosters will host in January.

Lower Austria introduces Winter Card

In Austrian federal state of Lower Austria authorities plan to improve the image of the region and make it more appealing to the winter holidays fans by traditional measures. Lower Austria is preparing to present the Winter Card.

Family holidays in Austria: Stubai 2011-2012

The authors of the guide to the ski resorts in Europe, which is published by the German ADAC motorists club, often called the Stubai Valley the best ski region in Austria for the family holidays. In the 2011-2012 season the Stubai Valley once again confirms the rightness of the German motorists.

Aspen presented super ski pass for $25,000

$25 000 for the opportunity to be the first to enjoy the full range of tracks of one of the best ski resorts in the United States. This opportunity is offered by the well-known Aspen resort in Colorado.

Bulgaria, Slovenia, Andorra are the cheapest ski resorts

Bulgaria, Slovenia, Andorra - ski resorts in these countries have the lowest prices for the 2011-2012 season. These data are presented in a report of the British companies Post Office Travel Money and Crystal Ski. At the same time, skiing in Switzerland this season has increased in price more than usual, mainly due to the strengthening of the Swiss franc to major world currencies.

Ski resorts in France: Three Valleys news

One of the most famous ski areas of France - Three Valleys - is going to be fully prepared for the new season. Such resorts as Courchevel and Meribel, which are parts of the region, will offer its guests updated lifts and new elements of ski infrastructure.

Skiing in Austria 2011: Zillertal news

Zillertal Valley resorts, which tracks are located on the slopes of the KitzbĂĽhel Alps, prepared several grand innovations for the new season. New lifts, shops and entertainment - these benefits will be available for those, who wants to spend winter holidays in the Zillertal-Arena region in 2011-2012 season.

Alpine skiing in France: Rock on Snowboard 2011

Several ski resorts in France this year will participate in the festival Rock on Snowboard, which will unite the fans of winter recreation and music.

Alpine skiing in Austria: 80 million Euros for the Ski Amade

The largest combined ski area of Austria in the Salzburg land - Ski Amade - this year actively prepares its slopes to the season. The total amount of investments in the modernization of the resorts that are part of Ski Amade in 2011 is approximately 80 million Euros.

Lucerne attracts with ski discounts

Ski Switzerland prepares a surprise for its guests in many cities. After the end of the summer season more and more holidaymakers are turning their attention to the ski resorts of Switzerland
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Skiing in France: opening of the 2011-2012 season

Early beginning of the season on the Grand Motte glacier will allow Tignes to be the first ski resort in France, which will offer winter skiing in autumn

Ski resorts in Sweden: the world's largest indoor ski slope

Sweden intends to build the world's largest roofed ski resort. It was announced on the official website of the International Ski Federation.

New MGM apartments in Tignes

Tignes is a ski resort in France, which will soon begin construction of a new luxury apartment complex. The MGM company, which is known in France as one of the largest developers on the ski real estate market of the country, launches a residence project, which is named Kalinda Village.

Top 5 world ski resorts for celebrities

Some people choose ski resorts according to the season. For some people the most important thing at ski resort is its infrastructure. There are people, who select ski resorts through numerous reviews on the Internet. And there are those, who are trying to get to the resort, where celebrities spend their holidays. portal prepared a list of ski areas, which are often chosen by well-known actors and public figures.

The Netherlands will build its own ski resort?

An ambitious project on building its own ski resort in the Netherlands will be implemented in the Flevoland region. It will be both ski and mountain resort, where in winter can improve their skills alpine skiers and snowboarders, and in summer - mountain bike fans and rock climbers.

Skiing in Austria in autumn 2011

Ski resorts in Austria suddenly got a lot of snow for its slopes in September 2011. This fact has allowed many well-known regions of winter recreation announce the opening of the season in September, before the traditional date.

Zermatt and Saas Fe: the best transport in ski Switzerland

Already two ski resorts in Switzerland received the highest VCS (Swiss automobile club) marks for the quality of the transport systems in the "mobile and environmentally-friendly" rating.

Skiing in Austria: Roxette in Ischgl

Winter season opening show in Ischgl, known as Top of the Mountain, has received the headliner. At this time on the ski slopes of the Tyrolean Alps will perform the Swedish duo Roxette.
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Ski resorts in Austria: free education for children in Silberregion Karwendel

Skiing in Austria: before the new winter season many ski resorts in this country tend to draw attention to their tracks with a variety of promotions and discounts. Thus, Tirol Schwaz resort attracts family tourists by generous offers. At the resort children are taught the basics of downhill skiing for free.

Lift upgrading was banned in Bansko

The main ski resort of Bulgaria, Bansko, was faced the problem of expansion and renovation of its facilities. New lifts, which were to be installed at the resort, are not likely to be opened this season. Minister of Environment of Bulgaria Nona Karadzova refused to sign the plan of the resort expansion, reports
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Lifts in Courchevel will be adapted for the children
The famous ski resort of Courchevel in France has decided to care not only about the oligarchs, but also the younger generation. Before the winter 2012-2013 season administration of the resort decided to upgrade all 18 chairlifts lifts to make them more comfortable for the children.
Ski resorts in Austria will unite
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