Easter is a fantastic time to head out to the mountains, where the snow is usually still plentiful, but the weather is often milder than during the peak season. During the Easter holidays, resorts also tend to be slightly quieter than what you would experience during February half term. The Alps offer a range of activities and events that are perfect for families, couples, and solo travelers alike. Here are our top resort recommendations where you will find special Easter events in the Alps. Don’t forget to book your lessons as soon as possible during this busy time to make sure you have the best chance to secure your first choice instructor!
Zermatt is a great choice for Easter with its picturesque town and high reaching peaks. Zermatt offers a range of Easter activities for visitors, the most famous is their Easter sunrise service, which takes place at the top of the Gornergrat mountain. After the service, visitors can enjoy a traditional Swiss Easter breakfast, including cheese, bread, and local meats. In addition to the sunrise service, Zermatt also hosts an Easter egg hunt and a parade featuring traditional Swiss costumes.
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St. Anton is well known as one of the most picturesque ski resorts in the Alps and it comes alive during Easter with a range of events, including an Easter market featuring local crafts and treats. Visitors can enjoy traditional Austrian Easter dishes, such as ham and potato salad at local restaurants. St Anton also hosts a torch-lit procession and Easter egg hunt.
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Courmayeur is a beautiful Italian town at the foot of Mont Blanc. During Easter, the town hosts a range of events, including an Easter egg hunt, a traditional Easter market, and cultural events, such as traditional Italian music and dance performances. Visitors can also enjoy local cuisine, including traditional Italian Easter dishes, such as lamb and Easter bread.
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Val Thorens is a great choice for Easter as it is one of the highest resorts in the Alps, offering reliable snow right up to the last weeks of the season. One of the most popular Easter events in Val Thorens is the egg hunt which is free and takes place in various locations around the resort, including the town centre, as well as on the slopes themselves. Val Thorens also has an Easter market with stalls selling local crafts, food, and drinks. The market is open throughout Easter weekend, and they will often have live music and entertainment.
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