There's plenty to keep you entertained on and off the slopes in Obergurgl and nearby Hochgurgl, perched high up in the Austrian Tyrol.
Bulgaria's historic town of Bansko and ski resort has modern hotels and ski shops on the edge of a plain amid the mountains with a gondola connecting with surprisingly craggy peaks.
Borovets mountain resort dates some 120 years. Today, it’s a mix of modern Alpine architecture and charmingly unkempt bars, shops and restaurants
Innsbruck in Austria is the capital of the Tirol, and ski town with easy access to a number of ski resorts in the mountains.
Venture to the Swiss Alps and discover Crans-Montana, a ski resort that combines charming Swiss hospitality with some of the best views in Europe.
Whistler in Canada is famed for its skiing Yet there is so much more to do, which is good news if your partner loves skiing and you don't.
The 5-star La Sivolière hotel in the French ski resort of Courchevel has undergone an eco-friendly makeover, whilst retaining its warm and luxurious charm.
Samoëns is a delightful, traditional ski resort in the French Alps that has an exceedingly attractive and perfectly preserved medieval village centre. It is not difficult to understand why it is so popular with the Brits.
Abruzzo ski resort in Italy is just a couple of hours from Rome has the tallest peaks in the Apennines, and plenty to offer skiers.
La Plagne, a purpose-built ski dream, has a dozen resort hubs, some picturesque and traditional, some modern, with spectacular slopes for everyone from the youngest beginner to the most hardened enthusiast.