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The best ski locations of winter 2019

December is almost here, with some well deserved time for holidays and – why not? – a mountainside break with people you care about the most.

The offer in terms of resorts and entertainment is wider and wider every year. For ski lovers, of course, is the snow that counts… but as a mainstream winter activity for the whole family, a winter seasonal trip involves also other topics, such as free time, food and leisure. The location is therefore an important choice, especially when expectations are high. It’s good to match everybody’s preferences, and get the best from this amazing but limited time.

We selected 6 best “luxury ski” resorts, which are also convenient for private jet customers. Let’s have a look at the distinctive traits of each of them.

MegéveCulture, history and good food

This village in the Haute-Savoie, France, is one of the best choices for this winter holidays. Different from the most trendy ski locations and good to avoid the crowds, here you will find peaceful pistes, great dining options with many Michelin starred restaurants, and a lively cultural offer. From a stunning view of Mont Blanc while skiing to a quiet walk in the medieval town center, you will have a real chance to spend quality time here.
In this season’s calendar:
BMW Megève Winter Golf Cup 2020
from 30 January to 2 February 2020

Saint MoritzFor glamour winter holidays

Saint Moritz
Host of two Winter Olympics and five Alpine World Ski Championships, but also famous for its social scene, the Swiss town of Saint Moritz is Europe’s first winter resort. Good for sport lovers, but with the benefit of an amazing après-ski life, très chic: there are many ways to entertain yourself here, even if you don’t ski.
In this season’s calendar:
St. Mortiz Polo World Cup
from 24 to 26 January

GstaadWinter resort for VIPs

Glitz and glamorous, the Swiss village of Gstaad had been the choice of many VIPs, such as George Clooney, Valentino, Madonna, Paris Hilton and Margaret Thatcher. As first, it is a sport paradise in winter as well as in summer. Other than this, everything is exclusive here: boutiques, restaurants, entertainment… the highest quality is guaranteed. Gstaad is also famous for international boarding schools.
In this season’s calendar:
End of the Year Concert
8 and 29 December 2019

CourchevelThe place for “serious skiers”

Part of Les 3 Vallées region in France, Courchevel is the world’s largest alpine ski area: 600 kilometers of interconnected ski runs accessed by over 160 lifts and 10 summits over 2,500 meters. The yearly average of four meters of natural snow are perfectly maintained and the off-piste skiing is exceptional. Among the black runs, one is considered among the most difficult in the world. High quality also for the après-ski scene, with seven Michelin-starred restaurants in the surrounding villages.
In this season’s calendar:
Women’s Alpine Ski World Cup 2019
17 December 2019

VerbierOff-piste and contemporary art

A wide backcountry terrain and challenging off-piste skiing make this Swiss resort one of the best in the world for very trained skiers. Verbier is part of the Four Valleys ski area alongside with Thyon, Veysonnaz, and Nendaz: more than 410 kilometers of ski runs and 93 lifts all included in a single lift pass, mostly suitable for intermediate-high and high levels. Here environment meets contemporary art, thanks to the 3-D Sculpture Park, a real museum without walls.
In this season’s calendar:
New Year’s Eve Spectacular at Le Mouton Noir
31 December 2019

LechHigh-end lodging, yet discreet

Many royalty, celebrities and Olympic ski champions choose Austria as their winter residence, especially the remote and exclusive village of Lech. Plus of this location are quiet and a wide range of terrains, making it suitable also for families. Thanks to a good offer both in high-end and budget-friendly accommodation, Lech is still a good option for many types of travellers. Best run is “The White Ring” in Lech Zürs as well as a spectacular new ski run, called the “Run of Fame”.
In this season’s calendar:
Arlberg Weinberg – from 3 to 7 December 2019
The White Ring – The Speed Race – 16 January 2020

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