The mountain range of the Alps, located in central Europe and with large massifs in four countries (France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy), is 1,000 kilometers long and has many mountains of more than 4,000 meters. Its summits harbor glaciers and all its areas more than 1,000 meters receive abundant rainfall in the form of snow and remain covered in white throughout the winter.
The largest ski resorts and with the best snow conditions in Europe are found in the Alps. Winter resorts such as Les 2 Alpes, Tignes, Val Thorens, Alpe d'Huez, Avoriaz, Val d'Allos or Val d'Isère are favorites of European skiers and offer hundreds of kilometers for skiing and snowboarding.
When to ski in the French Alps?
The alpine range is characterized by having one of the longest ski seasons. In fact, you can ski all year round in the glaciers of Tignes or Les 2 Alpes. You will find the best summer skiing in the Alps in Estiber. Now, if the summer holidays you want to spend in the town or feel a weakness for Marina d'Or, these are some of the best dates for a trip to the Alps:
Ski Week - Ski during the week and enjoy almost empty tracks just stepped on for you
Puente de la Inmaculada (December) - The first skiing of the season in an unbeatable place
Christmas - The best gift you could ask for: a sunny day and kilometers of track ahead
End of the year - The chimes, with snow, feel better. Is there a better way to start the year than the Alps?
Carnival - Penguin or Power Ranger, a carnival in the Alps is not easily forgotten.
Saint Joseph - The last train for a trip to the Alps before spring. Or not?
Easter - Snow in abundance and an environment that looks to spring are the framework for a HOLIDAY with capital letters.