With the winter season drawing to a close, it’s the last chance to hit the slopes before the snow melts away for Spring. In Easter time you will find the days are longer and temperatures are milder which makes for perfect fair weather skiing. There is always the challenge to find optimal snow conditions at this time of year, we would recommend choosing higher resorts for the best of the spring snow.
Lucky for you, we have come up with a selection of our top picks for snow-sure skiing in Easter. From the luxurious destinations of Courchevel and Val D’Isere to the high reaching peaks of Cervinia and Tignes, here are the perfect resorts for spring skiing:
This high-altitude resort in the French Alps is known for its fantastic snow conditions, even in April. The resort boasts over 300km of ski runs, with a mixture of challenging black runs and wide-open beginner slopes, Val d'Isere has something for everyone.
Closing date: 30th April 2023
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Zermatt is one of the highest ski resorts in Europe, with its slopes reaching over 3,800m. This means that the snow conditions are reliable, even in April. The resort is also home to the famous Matterhorn mountain, which provides a stunning backdrop to the ski runs.
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Tignes is one of the most famous resorts in France, and is connected to the well known Val d’Isère ski resort. Their base is at 2,100m with the highest point at the Grande Motte glacier at 3,456m. With this glacier, Tignes is able to stay open for 11 months of the year with a guarantee of fantastic snow! If you buy yourself a full area lift pass you will also be able to enjoy Val d’Isère’s Pisaillas glacier, which peaks at over 3,000m.
Closing date: 6th May 2023
Cervinia is a ski resort located on the Italian side of the Matterhorn, and shares its slopes with Zermatt in Switzerland. This means that visitors can enjoy the best of both worlds, with access to over 360km of ski runs. Cervinia is known for its sunny slopes and reliable snow conditions, making it a great choice for Easter skiing.
Closing date:7th May 2023
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Courchevel is another snow-sure option and is made up of five villages. Courchevel 1850 is the highest of the five, however this village more accurately sits around 1,750m. The highest lift in Courchevel reaches 2,700m, which is where the resort connects to the rest of The Three Valleys, offering a total of 600 km of ski runs. Courchevel is also famous for its fantastic range of high-end retail and Michelin-starred restaurants. A real treat for any holiday goer and the perfect location to catch some great spring skiing.
Closing date: 23rd April 2023
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