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Top 5 resorts for late season skiing

Top 5 resorts for late season skiing

Skiing late in the season can really have its advantages – longer days, warmer climes and some of the best snow conditions! However, not all resorts are suitable for late skiing (March/April) , so make sure you do your homework to ensure you choose the right resort. To help with your selection, here are our Top 5 resorts for late season skiing…

1. Val d’Isere – France 

Val d’Isere is widely acclaimed to be one of the top resorts in the world, with one of the best snow records in Europe. Linked with neighbouring Tignes, there are over 300km of pistes, vast areas of off piste and skiing as high as 3,000m altitude. Don’t be misled into thinking Val d’Isere is just for experts as there are an enormous number of wide, gentle pistes for intermediates and for novices the excellent nursery slopes in the centre of town are free. Val d’Isere is also renown for it’s fantastic après scene.
Val d'Isere Late Season Spring Skiing

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2. Val Thorens – France

Val Thorens is the highest resort in the Alps and one of the most snow sure, with North facing slopes guaranteeing good snow for a long season.Located close to many of the hotels and chalets in Val Thorens are the extensive local slopes to suit all abilities, convenient, gentle nursery slopes and good access to the rest of the vast Three Valleys.
At the heart of the resort is the snow covered Place de Caron where debutante skiers and boarders mix with pedestrians. There are lots of bars and restaurants that look out over this area – many with large terraces making for some good viewing in late February, March and April when the weather is warmer and sitting outside is pleasant.
Val Thorens Late Season Spring Skiing

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3. Obergurgl – Austria

Obergurgl is situated in the spectacular Oetz Valley and is Austria’s highest parish, resulting in excellent snow records and a very long skiing season. Obergurgl is a small village so getting about is really very easy which makes it a popular choice for families. The apres ski is varied and is mostly centred around the hotel bars and the resort enjoys a friendly atmosphere.
Obergurgl Late Season Spring Skiing

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4. Cervinia – Italy

Cervinia combines high, sunny, extensive, snowsure slopes with impressive scenery and a link over to Zermatt.  The skiing is well suited to both beginners and intermediates, consisting of miles of long, gentle flattering runs. In Spring you wont find a better spot to cruise the reds and lap up the sun. A perfect choice for a late season ski holiday.Cervinia Late Season Spring Skiing

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5. Saas Fee – Switzerland

Saas Fee is a charming Swiss village in the Valais area. There is good skiing for all standards of skier including excellent lower slopes for beginners. There are a range of family friendly hotels and chalets in Saas Fee. It is a great spot for Easter with the high altitude skiing and ideal for families.Saas Fee Late Season Spring Skiing

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Need help finding your perfect ski chalet for a late season ski?

To save you a lot of time and trouble trying to find yourself the perfect ski chalet, call our Ski Experts on 020 7801 1080. We can happily tailor make you ski holiday to your requirements and book flights and transfers where required.

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