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The Best Places to go Skiing this Winter in Europe

Autumn is here – and the skiing season is just around the corner! Europe is home to some of Europe’s premier ski spots, the perfect destinations to enjoy a wondrous winter break. So sit back, relax and read on as we take you through the top ski destinations on the continent!

Val Thorens, France

Val Thorens is quite a distance from Holiday Inn Express Folkestone – Channel Tunnel (10 hours drive) but the commute is well worth the wait. Based in the heart of the French Alps, this popular ski resort offers breath-taking views, lively entertainment and a plethora of ski routes for everyone, from beginners to experienced campaigners.

The resort is also close to the beautiful cities of Geneva (Switzerland) and Turin (Italy), providing exciting trips should you wish to do something other than ski!

Lierneux, Belgium

Lierneux is the home of ‘Le Monty’, a picturesque ski resort just four and a half hours away from Holiday Inn Express Folkestone – Channel Tunnel. While Belgium is not notoriously known for being a popular skiing destination, Le Monty offers brilliant routes and is perfect for someone looking for something a little different on their ski trip!

Grindelwald, Switzerland

No, we’re not talking about the infamous wizard from Harry Potter. Grindelwald is a traditional village with rich mountaineering history, offering some of the best skiing experiences on the continent. Again, expect stunning views and slopes as the unique nature of Grindelwald captures your imagination.

Off the ski slopes, there are many splendid walks to enjoy in the area, while the village itself offers a jovial atmosphere during the busy months!

Wherever you choose to aim your skis this season in Europe, prepare for your holiday in the right way by enjoying a brilliant short stay at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone – Channel Tunnel!

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