Family board train near Chamonix

10 great ski resorts in Europe you can reach by train from London

Forget airport queues, tedious transfers or long drives. There are plenty of great ski resorts in the Alps that you can reach by train. Daniel Elkan picks ten of the best.  
skier gondolas

Ski holidays in Kitzbühel, Austria – ski deals including lift pass

With a sprawling 2,750 km of piste, Kitzbühel's ski region offers a perfect ski region which has long received world-wide fame.
Corvatsch St Moritz skier

Guide to safe skiing: the do’s and don’ts of winter sports

How you can minimise the risk of injury when skiing? Follow our ski safety tips to ensure you arrive at the bottom of the slopes in one piece.
Accident on the slopes

Post Office survey says: Half of holidaymakers injured while skiing were not covered by travel insurance

More than one third of British skiers have sustained an injury on the slopes. Though painful, what hurts more is that they risk costly medical bills, as almost half admit to having no insurance.
Engadin Valley frozen lake

Ski Guide: St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz has a reputation as a resort for the rich and glamorous, but in reality offers fantastic skiing, a relaxed atmosphere and non-existent lift queues. Read our ski guide to find out more.

Gastein and Grossarl – two ski valleys in Austria

Gastein and Grossarl are a pair of gorgeous and very different winter ski destinations barely an hour’s drive from the divine easy-to-access Austrian city of Salzburg and its airport. We check them out.
Dramatic views on the Sellaronda

Ski Guide: The Dolomites, South Tyrol (Alto Adige), Italy

The Dolomites in Northern Italy offer fantastic skiing opportunities as well as a mix of Italian and Austrian culture and cuisine.
Skiing in La Plagne France

Ski Guide: La Plagne, France

One of the largest ski resorts in the world, and with runs for every ability level, La Plagne is the pearl of the French Alps.
The small mountain village of Murren in Switzerland

Ski Guide: Murren, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland

David Allsop checks out the Murren ski and its revolving restaurant Piz Gloria - a famous Bond location.
Gastein ski area

Ski Guide: Gastein Valley, Austria

A good choice for families and offering plenty of activities - 100km of winter walking trails, curling and ice-skating - for skiers travelling with non-skiing partners.

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