Feel the wind in your hair and the slope beneath your skis

Dreaming of downhill pistes and fresh powder? Us too. Since the first snow fell in the Alps, we’ve been itching to don our winter wear and go play. Whether you like to glamp, camp, or cosy up in luxury, the mountains offer something for skiers of all stripes.
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Best places in the world for downhill skiing

Welcome to Sölden

If it’s good enough for Bond… Solden’s spectacular slopes are so good, they’re the setting for some of Spectre’s most intense action scenes. Tell me more

What travellers love about Sölden

  • Downhill skiing

    6,270 recommendations

  • Winter sports

    3,927 recommendations

  • Mountains

    3,656 recommendations

  • Scenery

    2,628 recommendations

Welcome to Zermatt

For spectacular scenery, old-world charm and an immensely famous mountain to traverse (the Matterhorn, of course!), Zermatt is the place to ski. Tell me more

What travellers love about Zermatt

  • Downhill skiing

    8,232 recommendations

  • Mountains

    9,048 recommendations

  • Scenery

    8,440 recommendations

  • Hiking

    7,034 recommendations

Welcome to Bansko

Bulgaria’s most-loved ski resort boasts an uninterrupted 16 km run – perfect for skiers who want to feel the burn! Tell me more

What travellers love about Bansko

  • Downhill skiing

    6,080 recommendations

  • Mountains

    4,751 recommendations

  • Nature

    4,265 recommendations

  • Relaxation

    4,248 recommendations

Welcome to Ischgl

Although the area is known for its superb slopes, it's the entertainment that turns it into a total winter hot spot. The Top Of The Mountain shows are a particular highlight, with plenty of A listers and celebrities making an appearance - both on stage and in the crowd. Tell me more

What travellers love about Ischgl

  • Downhill skiing

    3,307 recommendations

  • Winter sports

    2,015 recommendations

  • Mountains

    1,716 recommendations

  • Nightlife

    1,639 recommendations

Welcome to Winterberg

Winterberg’s six ski areas combine to form one of the largest ski networks in central Germany. First timers should try Rothaargebirge for its expanse of pleasingly tame pistes. Tell me more

What travellers love about Winterberg

  • Downhill skiing

    2,997 recommendations

  • Winter sports

    3,963 recommendations

  • Walking

    3,603 recommendations

  • Scenery

    2,974 recommendations

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