Pull on those boots and salopettes Christmas is near!
The festive season is fast approaching! For some of us this is the season for snow, mountains, new friends and curling up next to the fire with a mulled wine. A skiing holiday over Christmas is one of the most magical times to hit the slopes with ample snow and guaranteed festivities. During the festive season the resorts will be buzzing with festive cheer and have plenty of events planned for you to enjoy. Take a look below for some of the Top Skiing destinations over the Christmas period.
For The Traditional Christmas – Lapland, Finland
Lapland has everything to make a traditional Christmas magical with visits to Santa, winter Safari sleigh rides, tobogganing, husky sledding and real reindeer! Not forgetting the skiing there are four popular resorts which have suitable slopes for all Skiing and snowboarding levels.
Skiing For the whole family – Les Gets, France
Les Gets Is the perfect location to take the family, with plenty to see and do including seeing Santa in a resort which prides itself on being family friendly. Being only a short distance from the UK it makes family travel easy without cutting back on any of the Christmas extras. Don’t worry about not getting a chance to enjoy the mountains, when the grown-ups want to explore the mountains and village there is a children’s nursery available so you are able to take off at your own speed worry free.
Christmas with Friends – Whistler, Canada
Sometimes it can be hard to please everyone in a group, but Whistler Canada has a bit of everything to ensure it’s a holiday for the whole group to remember. Whistler has plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy from sleigh rides, a yearly fire and Ice show, fantastic restaurants and a great nightlife. The slopes are suitable for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, with recent snowfall and more forecasted on its way the slopes will be at their best.
Couples Christmas getaway - St Moritz, Switzerland
Spend Christmas with your loved one in the romantic skiing village St Moritiz. St Mortiz being the oldest winter holiday destination in Europe is full with Swiss culture and tradition, celebrating 150 years of winter tourism this year your trip is bound to be extra special. The village brims with boutique shops, popular restaurants and stunning apartments and hotels. The picturesque Mountains and scenery is perfect to be enjoyed by skiers, boarders and hikers.
For the Party goers – Austria, Ischgl
Ischgl is perfect for party goers and thrill seekers with 235 beautifully maintained piste’s, Austria’s longest black run, buzzing night life and shopping centres there is plenty to keep you going. If you decide to see the New Year in from Ischgl don’t forget to see their spectacular acoustic firework display.
To minimise your holiday worries and give you piece of mind don’t forget to buy a travel insurance which includes Winter Sports, such as Questors Winter Sports Travel insurance https://www.questor-insurance.co.uk/buy-insurance/travel-insurance-winter-sports.aspx
Merry Christmas from all the Questor team! Don’t forget to Tweet us a picture of your amazing Christmas adventure via @questorins
Date Created: 02 December 2014 by Kim Coppins