Best Easter Ski Resorts
Late season snow! Our top 10 best Easter ski resorts ensure that you can ski in April knowing you will get some snow, some sunny days and miles of wide open pistes (as most people don't venture out from the UK in April!) It's true! Most UK skiers do not even consider Easter ski holidays which is mad. Some of the best conditions and warmer days make for excellent skiing and boarding! All you need to do is head high!
Top 10 Best Easter Ski Resorts
The GoSki.co.uk team love to ski at Easter! Our top 10 best Easter ski resorts comes from personal experience as we love to get those long days and warm sunny with the open pistes and great powder when the snow does come! Check out the list below and book now for some great deals. Also see their transfer times from Geneva with our great widget
** These are not in any particular order
Offering you access to the highest ski resort in the European Alps and therefore snowsure skiing and boarding at Easter. As part of the extensive Three Valleys ski area Val Thorens offers ski and boarding opportunities for all levels. There is also the resorts of Meribel, Courchevel, La Tania and Les Menuires all linked. Val Thorens offers lively après-ski and other activities include snowmobiling, swimming and bowling.
A majestic blend of glaciers, forests and lakes combined with wide opened slopes, expansive snow laden bowls and thrilling drop offs. The town itself is an attractive frontier town, bustling with bars, boutiques and restaurants. At an altitude of over 4,500 feet Banff's snowfall is heavy and reliable so you can count on amazing skiing at Easter as snow sure conditions continue until the end of April, early May.
Val D'Isere offers an amazing variety of skiing, fabulous snow record and excellent choice of nightlife. This unrivalled snow record makes Val D'Isere an excellent choice for Easter, conditions normally facilitate good skiing right to the end of the season which tends to be as late as early May.
Set in the spectacular Ötz valley Obergurgl is Austria's highest parish. It offers an excellent snow record and long season spanning from NOvember to May and with snowmaking facilities on 90% of its slopes it is a great choice for Easter. The village remains unspoilt and charming with a selection of traditional apres ski bars and beer kellers. The skiing and lifts start directly from the village.
A traditional swiss village in a spectacular setting amidst peaks and glaciers up at 1800m. The ski area is exceptionally high with many of the pistes between 2500-3500m making is a very snowsure resort at Easter. Beginners are spoilt for choice and intermediates have plenty of cruising runs. Advanced skiers and boarders have a number of good steep descents.
Situated next door to the renowned resort of val D'Isere in the Savoie region of the southern French alps. It offers modern, quick and reliable lifts and an impressive mix of conventional runs and spine tingling off piste. For Easter breaks Tignes is a great choice - with an altitude of up to 3,500m Tignes has a very reliable snow record.
Val Gardena is located in the heart of the amazing Dolomites. It is a good value family resort. The ski season runs from early December to early April so a good choice for Easter. Also 85% of its slopes have snowmaking facilities on them. Also, as the slopes are located on pastureland the runs require less coverage for quality skiing and tend to maintain the snow for a longer time.
Only one and a half hours from Grenoble airport Alpe d'Huez boasts 300 days of sunshine a year. The mountain backdrop is high and impressive with vast and varied terrain, it offers the longest piste in the alps, the 16km black Sarenne, some excellent off piste and one of Europe's largest nursery areas. Easter skiing and snowboarding is an annual trip for lots of Europeans who know the area well!
Méribel lies in the very centre of the three valleys and is arguably one of Frances most attractive ski resorts. You can explore 375 miles of totally linked piste the three valleys has to offer linking Méribel to the ski resorts of Courchevel and Val Thorens. There is ample skiing for all abilities and endless off piste. At an altitude of 1350-3260m snow is guaranteed for Easter.
Zermatt, sitting in the shadow of the Matterhorn is an attractive, compact car free resort. It is particularly well suited to intermediate and advanced skiers and its high altitude ensures reliable snow conditions throughout the season into Easter. Zermatt has access to the highest lift served terrain in Europe, at 3,820m at the top of the Klein Matterhorn glacier.