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Top 3 ski destinations in the Alps

If you are dreaming about going on a luxurious ski vacation this season, you have come to the right place! We love the feeling of skiing in the fresh snow followed by some serious self-indulgence. Sit back and enjoy the ride while we introduce you to our top 3 ski destinations for 2015. 

St. Moritz

It’s one of the most expensive ski resorts in Europe, but that doesn’t stop thousands of people from visiting every winter. Once you’ve skied under the celebrated St. Moritz sun, which shines for an average of 322 days a year, it’s hard not to come back. St. Moritz is located in the eastern part of Switzerland in the canton of Graubünden. The city hosted the Winter Olympics in 1928 and again in 1948, and the town is well-known for its spa & wellness retreats.

This is the perfect ski destination for you, if:

  • You’re attracted by the chic, elegant and exclusive
  • You don’t mind the price, but the quality
  • You like to combine your ski holiday with spa & wellness experiences

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Megéve

Even though Megéve offers some of the finest skiing in the Alps, it has succeeded in keeping a low profile – at least compared to many other ski destinations. With a location in the heart of Mont-Blanc, this 445 km ski area especially appeals to experienced winter sport enthusiasts, who value authenticity. Megéve – not to be confused with Geneve in Switzerland just one hour’s drive from here – provides exquisite food and historical settings along the slopes.

This is the perfect ski destination for you, if:

  • You value authentic destinations without too many tourists
  • You are a lover of good food and local cuisine
  • You like winter sports in general. Megéve host several tournaments within skiing, polo and golf – and in February it’s possible to ski during the night!

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Courchevel

Courchevel is part of Le Trois Vallées – the largest ski area in the world. Here you find endless pistes with excellent lift systems, which are virtually queue free even during high season. The commune actually consists of four villages; Courchevel 1300, Courchevel 1550, Courchevel 1650 and Courchevel 1850 – the numbers refer to their altitudes in metres. 1850 is by far the biggest one, and it’s usually quite filled with Russians – hence the high prices. But if you love skiing Courchevel is a must-vist! Together with Paris it’s home to more five star hotels than any other city in France – two of them are even equipped with the desirable ‘palace rating’ (the ultimate hotel rating) and guests have the chance to visit no less than five restaurants with two Michelin stars. Guess Courchevel doesn’t need any further presentation.

This is the perfect ski destination for you, if:

  • You’re fond of top luxury and a glamorous lifestyle – even if it’s just to observe!
  • You like outstanding ski facilities and queue free lift systems
  • You’re a true foodie with an infinity for gourmet cuisine

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