School Ski Trips to Europe: What, where and why?
School ski trips to Europe will give your students some of the best skiing experiences in the world. You don’t have to venture far from the UK to be able to take your students on the trip of a lifetime where they will hone their skiing skills, experience breath-taking views from the top of some of the world’s most famous mountains and become immersed in new and exciting cultures.
Below, we’ve outlined the school ski trips to Europe that we offer here at Ski Adaptable for you to hear a bit about the skiing in each country and potential resorts to pick from:
Andorra is a brilliant place to learn to ski due to its great snow all throughout the long season - usually starting in November and ending in April. Andorra as a place, is full of character and charm whilst still being exciting and fun for school groups. There is also a good range of après ski activities available such as: shopping, restaurants, bowling, swimming and ice-skating! We will ensure that your trip to Andorra will be energetic and full of fantastic skiing/non-skiing activities. The resorts we offer in Andorra have award winning ski schools with plenty of support as well as a range of different runs, making it suitable for all abilities.
Zell am See - Kaprun
Austria is a really student-friendly destination for school ski trips, with a fantastic range of great resorts. Austria is known for being full of stunning glacier resorts, offering lots of high altitude skiing. Skiing in Austria provides school ski trips with a combination of both physically demanding and mentally stimulating activities and when off the slopes, Austria has heaps of culture to get stuck into including: history, music, gastronomy and chocolate-box villages to explore in the winter season.
If you book you school ski trips to Austria with Ski Adaptable, we can offer you some of the best resorts in the country, all with a variety of features to suit different sizes, age groups and skiing ability!
Vaujany - Alpe-d'Huez
France is one of the best places to ski in Europe and has a huge variety of resorts. Here at Ski Adaptable, we have selected two fantastic mountain ranges for you to pick from; both with fantastic snow which will ensure that you have a brilliant ski experience! Not only are the French Alps and Pyrenees famous for ski trips to France, they also offer a host of cultural experiences, including food to art. France is also great for other après ski activities which will make sure your students are entertained throughout the day and night. One of the most popular après ski activities is off-piste skiing in the evenings, as well as tobogganing and discos.
Val di Fassa
Milky Way - Sauze d’Oulx
A school ski trip to Italy will leave you with amazing views and plenty of snow. Whichever of our resorts you choose from, there are a truly fantastic range of slopes for all ability. Each of these Italian resorts has something different to offer; from clocking up the miles on the Sella Ronda or Glacial skiing in Passo Tonale, these, coupled with the abundance of culture in the surrounding area, will leave your students inspired and entertained. Currently, Italy is one of the more affordable school ski trips available so you may end up spending less than you think for such an incredible location!
Spain isn’t the first location that comes to mind when considering a school ski trip location but it will surprise you..! The Sierra Nevada resort is the most southerly ski resort in Europe as well as one of the highest, standing at an incredible 3398m. There is fantastic snow coverage up until the end of May most years, which, combined with some great student suitable cultural experiences which you won’t find in other Alpine resorts, makes it a highly unique school ski trip destination.
Verbier 4 Vallees - Nendaz
Unlike Spain, Switzerland is very famous for its wide variety of slopes and winter sports, of course making it a highly popular destination for school trips. It’s no secret that Swiss skiing sits amongst the best in the world and its resorts globally renowned. Whilst trying to book a school ski trip to Switzerland, you may feel overwhelmed with all the brilliant options available to you - we’ve narrowed it down to 3 fantastic resorts for you. Each boasts a large range of slopes that are suitable for different skiing abilities as well as offering beautiful accommodation, stunning towns and outstanding, native Swiss food!