Ski resorts

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Fresh powder: the best French ski resorts you’ve never heard of
If Chamonix is beyond your budget, don’t despair – there are plenty of small resorts offering great skiing across France. We round up some of the best

Gemma Bowes

20, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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What does France’s travel ban mean for UK holiday plans?
As ban takes effect from midnight, UK travel operators say news is ‘devastating for ski industry’

Miles Brignall

16, Dec, 2021 @1:58 PM

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UK winter holidaymakers urged to get vaccinated and book with reputable travel firms
With Covid cases rising across Europe, being vaccinated is the surest way to avoid the risk of a ‘complicated’ winter holiday

Rachel Dixon and Nazia Parveen

26, Nov, 2021 @1:53 PM

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Italian ski resorts get ready to open after two seasons lost to Covid
Operators greet reopening with cautious optimism with bookings coming in mainly from Italy

Angela Giuffrida

12, Nov, 2021 @11:05 AM

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It’s snow time: 10 new winter holidays in Europe for skiers and non-skiers
Fresh ideas from the Dolomites to the Arctic include rail tours, gourmet mountain huts, eco-friendly snowmobiling – and great skiing

Gemma Bowes

30, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Ski trains to resume between London and the French Alps
Service starting in December will be a charter train only available to those booking holidays through one French operator

Nicky Gardner

17, Sep, 2021 @11:26 AM

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Gucci and Gaga bring Hollywood cheer to tiny Italian Alps village
Covid-hit ski resort of Gressoney-Saint-Jean lifted by House of Gucci filmset, says local mayor

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

12, Mar, 2021 @2:07 PM

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Blow for French ski resorts as Covid rules hit holiday season
Government says restrictions likely to remain in place through vital half-term period

Kim Willsher in Paris

21, Jan, 2021 @1:53 PM

Climb every mountain: old school chalet on top of the world
In the French ski resort of Avoriaz, one of the first private homes, nestling like a gingerbread house in the forest, has been faithfully restored

Jeremy Callaghan

19, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Austria set to bow to pressure on Covid risk with ski holiday ban
Country has faced calls from European neighbours over spread of virus at its resorts

Kate Connolly in Berlin

01, Dec, 2020 @1:08 PM

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UK ski holiday firms in limbo as Covid restrictions and Brexit bite
British tourists, chalet owners and resort staff wait for winter season decisions across Europe

Miles Brignall, Rupert Jones and Patrick Collinson

28, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Europe at odds over plan to ban Christmas ski holidays amid pandemic
Germany, Italy and France in favour of resort closures but Austria and Switzerland fear economic damage

Jon Henley and Philip Oltermann

26, Nov, 2020 @12:30 PM

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