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Escape the Summer Heat With a Cool European Ski Deal

August 17, 2017 Travel Deals No Comments Email Email

For those wanting a break from the scorching Australian summer sun, with a holiday that delivers a perfect combination of culture, scenery and activity, look no further than skiing in Europe this year.

Europe has hundreds of renowned ski fields from which to choose. To help find the best resort for you, Ski The World, part of the Europe Holidays family of travel companies, has shared its insights into some of the hottest spots matched with the best deals.

Pair a Christmas visit to family and friends with some of the world’s best skiing, most spectacular scenery and most abundant cultural locations.

Ski The World’s Managing Director, Chip Popescu, says European destinations offer skiers and their non-skiing companions the perfect combination of a traditional ski experiences with excellent food and wine, and the chance to immerse themselves in the culture of the country.

“Skiing in Europe is unparalleled in terms of offering a complete holiday package,” says Popescu.

“Top resorts and ski villages with atmosphere, amazing quality ski runs longer and higher than anything here in Australia, and the perfect après ski environment. What more could you want?”

“There are hundreds of ski fields across both Eastern and Western Europe, with upcomers like Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia offering great options beyond the traditional French, Swiss and Italian getaways.”

“With a range of terrific Earlybird deals on sale until the end of September, there’s even the option to celebrate a Christmas break with family and friends in Europe, and add in a city stay to complement the experience, at a truly affordable price.”

Ski The World’s Choice of Deals

  • Chamonix, France

For the highly skilled black run aficionados, try some of the most challenging skiing available, at Chamonix, with Europe’s highest peak, Mont Blanc, the pinnacle. Paired with a Parisienne get-away, it makes the perfect winter holiday.

Stay for 7 nights at the 3 star Croix Blanche hotel, with breakfast daily, from just $1099* per person

  • Borovets, Bulgaria

Located just a little over 70 kilometres from the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, Borovetsis a modern Alpine-style ski resort located in the eastern part of the Rila Mountain. Surrounded in pines, the resort features luxury hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and a good choice of pistes and lifts.

Enjoy a 7 night stay with Half Board at Bulgaria’s number 1 ski resort from just $534* per person at the 4 star Hotel Rila

  • Innsbruck, Austria

With fantastic skiing and an exceptional cultural experience, it’s no wonder Innsbruck was chosen as the site of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympic Games. It considers skiing part of its city’s life, and is one of the few resorts in Europe with a snow guarantee.

Igls and Mutters appeal to novice and intermediate skiers, with long, wide-open trails; Patscherkofel and Hafelekar, reached by a series of lifts at the edge of town, offer steep, challenging runs for more advanced skiers.

Stay for 7 nights with breakfast daily at one of Austria’s most popular ski resorts, Innsbruck, from just $622* per person at the 3 star Hotel Goldene Krone

  • Poiana Brasov, Romania

Romania is establishing itself as a popular cheap ski holiday destination, along with its Eastern European neighbours, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Serbia.

Skiers are treated to wide open beginner-friendly slopes, solid lift systems, reputable ski schools and a good choice of entertainment, all for much less than any of their Western counterparts, whilst experiencing a vastly different culture. A mystical country, full of fascinating folklore and wonderful gothic architecture, Romania is home to incredibly warm, hospitable people.

Enjoy Romania’s number one ski resort, Poiana Brasov, from just $352* per person for 7 nights with breakfast daily at the three star Hotel Capitol

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