Skiing holidays

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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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Travellers to Austria will need proof of booster vaccine to enter country
With the winter season starting, and Omicron spreading rapidly, Austria is the latest country to tighten its entry requirements

Nazia Parveen

22, Dec, 2021 @3:57 PM

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Finding a slow but steady rhythm: a self-guided skiing tour through Norway’s forests
Cross-country ski-touring needs navigation skills and stamina, but after exhilarating days on the snow, Norway’s network of winter huts offer cosy respite

Peter Beaumont

12, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Skiing, snowboarding, dog-sledding: have a snowy adventure without leaving the UK
From Scotland to London, here’s how to get your winter holiday fix without the hassle of going abroad

Gemma Bowes

06, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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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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‘You feel connected to them forever’: The adventure lover who saved a stranger’s life
Austin Mellor plunged into the cold Irish Sea to save a woman caught in a riptide. The Guardian Angel treats him to a safer adrenaline fix on an indoor ski slope

Sirin Kale

06, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Ski trains from London: new routes to 60 resorts in France, Austria, Italy and more
The new overnight Eurostar to the Alps is popular for package trips but skiers can now reach plenty of resorts by train from the UK. We round up some of the options

Rupert Mellor

05, Nov, 2021 @11:00 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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‘It opened my eyes’: Lesotho ski resort goes off-piste to keep workers
The pandemic has hit tourism but retraining and a range of initiatives have enabled staff to stay and even hit the slopes

Silence Charumbira in Butha-Buthe

28, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Raring to go’: Australia’s ski resorts prepare for a post-pandemic comeback like no other
After a muted 2020 ski season, alpine towns are hoping heavy snowfall will bring back travellers and revive businesses

Mostafa Rachwani

11, Jun, 2021 @8:00 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

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France will carry out border checks to stop skiers from spreading Covid
Coronavirus clusters in Alpine resorts played key role in early spread of virus in Europe

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

02, Dec, 2020 @3:55 PM

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