The Dolomites in Northern Italy offer fantastic skiing opportunities as well as a mix of Italian and Austrian culture and cuisine.
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.
David Allsop checks out the Murren ski and its revolving restaurant Piz Gloria - a famous Bond location.
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.
Famed for its exciting skiing, and lively après-ski, St Anton am Arlberg is a highly popular ski resort situated in the Austrian Tyrol. Ben Clatworthy reports.