WINTER Sports places

Best WINTER Sports holyday destinations...

Switzerland

...St. Moritz is truly a winter sports resort, rather than simply a ski resort, but this observation can often ... Activities for non-skiers in St. Moritz include curling, skating or golf and spectating at horse-racing, polo and cricket.

...Val Gardena è una valle delle Dolomiti, nell'Italia Settentrionale, nota come centro per gli sport invernali. Il percorso Sellaronda è un itinerario sciistico che attraversa la Selva di Val Gardena. Le pinete e i prati alpini del Parco naturale Puez-Odle ospitano gufi reali e pernici bianche. Nella città di Ortisei, il Museo della Val Gardena espone fossili che illustrano la formazione delle montagne circostanti, oltre a sculture in legno e opere d'arte.

...Kopaonik has a subalpine climate and and is rightfully known as the Mountain of the Sun for there are almost 200 sunny days during the year. Cold and heavy air is channelled away to the surrounding valleys and basins, meaning that winter temperatures are not too low (the mean annual temperature on Ravni Kopaonik is 3.7°C). Snow falls from the end of November and stays until May, which is on average 159 days a year.

... Local China Harbin Ice Snow Sculpture Festival travel tour guide: dates, opening, history, ice lantern castles, snow sculpture art expo, ski resorts, winter swiming competition and more tourist attractions ...

The Harbin International Ice and Snow festival is an annual winter festival that takes place with a theme in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China, and now is the largest ice and snow festival in the world

Mad River Mountian, Ohio, USA

...Ohio's premier resort for skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. We are excited to offer you outdoor winter fun on-snow! You'll find Snow Trails is only a short drive from Cleveland or Columbus...

...Zakopane is Poland's biggest and best ski resort. ... The nearest ski slopes are 3km (2 miles) away at Kasprowy Wierch where there is high alpine skiing in two treeless bowls.

...Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (usually shortened to Chamonix) is a resort area near the junction of France, Switzerland and Italy. At the base of Mont Blanc, the highest summit in the Alps, it's renowned for its skiing. Year-round, cable cars take visitors up to several nearby peaks with panoramic views, including Aiguille du Midi above town, and Pointe Helbronner, across vast glacier fields on the Italian border.

...Mayrhofen is a town in the Zillertal Valley, in the west Austrian province of Tyrol. It’s known for its ski areas. Lifts provide access to the slopes of Ahorn Mountain to the south. To the west, Penken Mountain includes the steep piste known as the “Harakiri.” Trails lead to the Gasthof Zimmereben hut...

...Kranjska Gora Ski Resort is the oldest Slovenian ski resort, opened in 1948 at Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Resort is divided in five different sections around the Municipality: Mojstrana, Kranjska Gora, Planica...

Germany

...The ski resort Arber is located in Arberland (Germany, Bavaria (Bayern), Bavarian Forest (Bayerische Wald)). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 11.5 km of slopesand 5 km of ski routes available.

...The Lake Louise Ski Resort & Summer Gondola is a ski resort in western Canada, located in Banff National Park near the village of Lake Louise, Alberta. Located 57 km west of Banff, Lake Louise is one of three major ski resorts within Banff National Park...