Our top ski resorts

With more than 500 ski resorts in Europe, it is difficult to choose the ideal ski resort for your holiday. Ski Discount suggests its top resorts to find the best skiing destination in France and in Europe.

The choice of ski resort can be made according to several criteria: number of slopes, length of slopes, number of resorts interconnected to each other, prices of ski packages, types of slopes, off-piste area, presence of a snow park, ambiance of the resort, kindergarten, prices of accommodation, "après-ski" activities, price of ski or snowboard hire, etc.

A general ranking for the resorts can be found below with the highest resorts, the most family-friendly ski resorts, the most sporty resorts, the most expensive ski resorts and the least expensive resorts.

Our resort ranking

Ski Discount suggests rankings for the French and European ski resorts which take different criteria into account, such as the number of slopes, the size of the ski area, or even the sunshine.

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  1. La Plagne - With 425 km of ski slopes and modern accommodation, you won’t be bored in the wide ski area of La Plagne.
  2. Val d'Isère - Val d'Isère is a paradise for skiers; you enjoy stunning scenery plus breathtaking skiing.
  3. Chamonix - The Chamonix’s reputation is well deserved - it is the legendary resort of the French Alps and offers an exceptional off-piste skiing track.
  4. Les Menuires - At the heart of the Three Valleys, Les Menuires is the typical family ski resort.
  5. Megève - As an authentic Savoyard village, Megeve is a paradise of “après-ski” with its high-quality restaurants and its 200 shops.
  6. Méribel - Méribel is a modern resort with wooden and stone chalets. You also have an access to the Three Valleys area, which is ideal for families.
  7. Tignes - The ski resort is the gateway to snowy fun that will suit all levels. Tignes organizes the X Games every year.
  8. Val Thorens - As the highest ski resort in Europe, Val Thorens offers an exceptional snow cover.
  9. Les Arcs - The four areas of Les Arcs - Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000 – are situated at an altitude of 810 meters to 3225 meters. Les Arcs is one of the most modern ski resorts in France.
  10. Courchevel - Courchevel is known as a luxury ski resort, it is famous all around the world.
  11. Les Deux Alpes - Situated at an altitude of 3600 meters and being a perfect spot for sport lovers, Les 2 Alpes offers year-round skiing.
  12. Morzine - With over 650 km of ski slopes, at the heart of the Portes du Soleil area, Morzine has kept its yesteryear atmosphere. English pubs lovers will surely find their happiness.
  13. Serre-Chevalier - On the border of the Northern Alps and the Southern Alps, you both will enjoy the sun and the southern atmosphere.
  14. Villard de Lans - As the largest ski resort in the Vercors, Villard-de-Lans is a perfect playground for alpine and nordic skiers.
  15. Alpe d'Huez - Alpe d'Huez – Also nicknamed “Island of the Sun”, Alpe d'Huez is one of the most renowned ski resort in the Alps for its sunshine and the quality of its snow.
  16. La Clusaz - It is a sporty, modern and dynamic ski resort which is around an authentic village. La Clusaz offers a pleasant change of scenery.
  17. Le Grand Bornand - Discover a family and dynamic resort in Le Grand Bornand, where you never get bored, whether on the slopes or in the evening.
  18. Les Carroz d'Arâches - You will enjoy a successful family vacation because Les Carroz offers many facilities for children.
  19. Les Gets - Tradition, authenticity, calm, rest, slopes for all levels… Les Gets ski resort has many advantages for a skiing holiday with family.
  20. Avoriaz - The main specificity of the resort is to be car-free.
  21. Châtel - Châtel is probably one of the best ski resorts and offers a total escape from urban life at an affordable price.
  22. Font Romeu - As the oldest resort in the Pyrenees, Font -Romeu has become modernized, for the family's sake.
  23. Saint Lary Soulan - It is one of the biggest resorts in the Pyrenees and offers amazing slopes for skiing.
  24. Super Besse - Super Besse is located at the foot of the Massif de Sancy and suits perfectly for families.
  25. Les Rousses - For those who like alpine or nordic skiing in the wild, Les Rousses offers a unique atmosphere in the heart of the Jura.
  1. St. Moritz - A legendary Swiss ski resort with top notch services and a concentration of all the activities from the world of skiing, this is what defines St Moritz.
  2. Verbier - From challenging ski slopes, an out of the ordinary off-piste area and lively night-life, Verbier is without doubt one of the top places for skiing in Europe.
  3. La Plagne - With 425 km of ski slopes and modern accommodation, you won’t be bored in the wide ski area of La Plagne.
  4. Val d'Isère - Val d'Isère is a paradise for skiers, you enjoy stunning scenery plus breathtaking skiing.
  5. Chamonix - The Chamonix’s reputation is well deserved - it is the legendary resort of the French Alps and offers an exceptional off-piste skiing track.
  6. Sölden - One of the best resorts for après-ski, a modern area with large areas dedicated to new board sports, Sölden is also known for hosting the Alpine Ski World Cup.
  7. Cortina d'Ampezzo - Without doubt the oldest ski resort in the world, Cortina D'Ampezzo is famous for its steep and narrow ski slopes.
  8. Zermatt - Snow all year round, more than 350 km of ski slopes and the largest elevations in Europe, Zermatt is a skiing paradise.
  9. Kitzbühel - Each year Kitzbühel welcomes the most legendary test of the Alpine Ski World Cup. Kitzbühel is the great ski festival.
  10. St. Anton am Arlberg - One of the oldest ski resorts in Austria, St Anton has a ski area offering an unparalleled diversity.
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