Once you start with a wonderful, active winter break in the snow, you may continue to do so for many years to come. Well known ski areas are located in Austria, Switzerland and France, and are often easily accessible by car. Nowadays there is also a growing interest for ski-destinations that are quieter and a little further away. Cosy resorts where the ski lifts have a shorter waiting line, an authentic village centre, comfortable accommodations and a large variety of different winter sport activities.
Scandinavia is such an example with excellent ski and snowboard opportunities, but also unique Scandinavian winter activities including reindeer safaris, tours by horse or dog sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating, ice fishing, cross country skiing and hiking. We have the following tips for you of ski areas suitable for a weekend in the snow. Easily accessible by plane; transportation to the slopes can of course be organised by us.

America: New York & Iceland

According to Buddha our physical world is based on the four basic elements: water, earth, fire and air. Nowhere else in Europe will you find this many forces bundled together as on the outer edge of the North Pole. Smoldering volcanoes, waterfalls, bubbling hot springs and geysers. It is also here that find the phenomenon of the northern lights and midnight sun. Iceland has them all! We have many choices of special activities: walking on ... read more

Finland:Kakslauttanen in Lapland

In Kakslauttanen Igloo village in northern Finland you will experience one of the best romantic winter sports. Visitors to Lapland are welcome to stay in either attractive wooden cabins (for 2-10 persons) with sauna and fireplace or in a small igloo (for 2 to 4 people). The igloos are made from snow or glass, and the latter have a transparent roof. With a bit of luck you will be able to witness the extraordinary natural phenomenon Aurora ... read more

France: Megeve in Haute Savoie

Haute Savoie, is the region bordering Switzerland and Italy where Megeve is located, and known as one of the oldest skiing and hiking areas of France. Megeve is our favorite because it offers everything that is a must in a real ski resort, but also has maintained the charm of a small mountain village even though the town is well known for its high content of the Jet-set and VIP’s during the winter months. Megeve forms together with the ... read more

Sweden: Åre ski resort

Åre is the largest and finest ski resort in Scandinavia. A combination of beautiful Swedish nature with great skiing conditions and a rich nightlife. Åre is the best choice for skiers who are looking for variety of activities: scooter safaris, dog sledding, ice caves, Icelandic ponies and the new Zipline cable car. It’s northern location guarantees perfect snow from December to May. There are 83 lifts, which provide access to 98 ... read more

Sweden:Chill out in Kiruna

The village of Jukkasjarvi is situated on the Torne River in Swedish Lapland at 200 km north of the Arctic Circle and 12 km from Kiruna Airport. Every year the crystal clear water from the Torne River is used to re-built the largest and most unique ice hotel in the world. It all started with an igloo and has now become the Icehotel, which is erected from mid-November on the ice fields until the smelting of the ice spring. Together with a ... read more

Switzerland: Elm

In the north part of Switzerland lies, in the relatively unknown area of Glarus, the idyllic ski resort of Elm. At just 90 km from Zurich airport, Elm is easy to reach for a long weekend in the snow. This authentic wooden mountain village lies quietly at the far end of the valley, and has many historic houses and cozy pubs. It is one of the best kept secrets of the Swiss, who love to come for a weekend to enjoy the winter sport ... read more

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