News from Europe

Check out all the latest happenings at Europe ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Europe weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Europe ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Europe coverage from the entire ski season.

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  • Enjoy the Snow in Vorarlberg's Deep Powder Heaven

    Anyone who thinks of deep powder snow or heli-skiing often connects them with the boundless enjoyment of skiing down the wide pistes of the North American ski resorts. But carvers and snowboarders don't need to make the long journey across the Atlantic to enjoy this unique winter sport experience...because things are just as good closer to home. With the absolute guarantee of snow and 200 kilometres of high Alpine deep powder snow runs, Lech Zürs am Arlberg is the Eldorado for everyone who looks for their skiing enjoyment and extra kicks away from the prepared pistes. Full Article

    14th November 2014

  • Perfect skiing – perfect dining

    Perfect skiing – perfect dining Always one of the first, always one of the best. When it comes to innovations in winter sports, you can be sure that it's always Lech Zürs am Arlberg that is setting new standards. The pioneering spirit of this high-altitude Alpine region was delighting holidaymakers as early as 1906, when the first skiing course was offered here. Ever since then, the people of Arlberg have continued on a positive note – from developing one of the world's best ski resorts to preserving its identity as a traditional, informal mountain village in the face of progress. This unique symbiosis of tradition and modernity is one of the many reasons why Lech Zürs am Arlberg has been accepted into the exclusive circle of the 12 "Best of the Alps" resorts. Full Article

    14th November 2014

  • A world class winter sport region

    A world class winter sport region The famous holiday destinations of Lech und Zürs am Arlberg have been delighting winter visitors from all over the world with the best skiing and snowboarding, and a first class infrastructure for tourists. Alongside its exceptional altitude, it's the warm hospitality, the high class cuisine on offer and the mixture of tradition and modern that make up the very special charm of Lech Zürs am Arlberg. So it's no wonder that Lech Zürs is a member of the "Best of the Alps", a cooperation between the twelve best known tourist destinations in the Alps. Full Article

    14th November 2014

  • Winter tourism was invented in St. Moritz nearly 150 years ago - ©swiss-image.ch/Daniel Martinek

    Winter tourism was invented in St. Moritz nearly 150 years ago

    St. Moritz, 14. october 2014 – In winter 2014-2015 St. Moritz and the Engadin are celebrating 150 years of winter tourism. From 5 to 7 December 2014 St. Moritz will be popping the champagne corks for the anniversary celebrations marking 150 years of winter tourism. Throughout the winter season numerous events will highlight the Upper Engadin’s long-standing tradition of winter tourism. Other highlights include a range of new infrastructure in the skiing areas, top-class events on the frozen lake, and the Hotel & Ski Pass Offer. Full Article

    30th October 2014

  • The perfect mix for an unforgettable winter in Mayrhofen - ©Mayrhofner Bergbahnen

    The perfect mix for an unforgettable winter in Mayrhofen

    Whether beginners or pros, snowboarders or skiers, young or old and looking for action-packed or easy going experiences, the pistes in the holiday region Mayrhofen-Hippach offer something for everyone. 135 kilometres of slopes with guaranteed snow will once again attract winter sports enthusiasts to the Action Mountain Penken and the Leisure Mountain Ahorn in the 2014/2015 season. Full Article

    2nd October 2014

  • Kitzbühel - Sporting Social Highlight of the Alpine Winter. - ©Sporting Social Highlight of the Alpine Winter.

    Kitzbühel - Sporting Social Highlight of the Alpine Winter.

    Big names, ski pioneers and the high society – but also Tyrolean down-to-earthness, Gemütlichkeit and hospitality: these contrasts are what make Kitzbühel one of the greatest ski resorts in the Alps. Full Article

    8th September 2014

  • Kitzsteinhorn: pure freedom on 3,000 metres - ©Glacier skiing fun already in autumn • 5 off-piste routes • 3 snow parks • ICE CAMP presented by Audi quattro with Ice Bar and sun deck • Gipfelwelt 3000 with two panoramic platforms • Fun Line and the up to 63-degree steep “Black Mamba” slope

    Kitzsteinhorn: pure freedom on 3,000 metres

    Glacier skiing fun already in autumn • 5 off-piste routes • 3 snow parks • ICE CAMP presented by Audi quattro with Ice Bar and sun deck • Gipfelwelt 3000 with two panoramic platforms • Fun Line and the up to 63-degree steep “Black Mamba” slope Full Article

    5th September 2014

  • Ischgl: Moon landing at ski season opening  - ©TVB Paznaun - Ischgl

    Ischgl: Moon landing at ski season opening

    Megastar James Blunt is to open the winter season in Ischgl on 29 November 2014. He will present his latest album Moon Landing at the world-famous Top of the Mountain Concert – entry to which is free with a valid ski pass! Full Article

    5th September 2014

  • The Number 1 is even bigger: SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental now offers 280 kilometres of slopes - ©SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental

    The Number 1 is even bigger: SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental now offers 280 kilometres of slopes

    The Number 1 is even bigger, even more convenient and even more snow-reliable! Up to now, SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental has been Austria’s largest interconnected ski area. Yet, as of this coming winter season, a newly created slope will make the SkiWelt even bigger, with a total of 280 certified, interconnecting kilometres of ski runs, up to 85% of which will have snowmaking facilities. No other ski resort in Austria can offer this much variety! Full Article

    25th August 2014

  • The 16 Sweetest Summer Ski Resorts in the World - ©Tignes

    The 16 Sweetest Summer Ski Resorts in the World

    It may be summer, but there's skiing somewhere. Here's our pick of the coolest summer ski resorts around the world. Full Article

    21st April 2014

  • Hemsedal Reinstated Among the Top Snow Parks - ©SkiStar Hemsedal

    Hemsedal Reinstated Among the Top Snow Parks

    With a new location, updated layout and creative elements, the new Hemsedal Park has been well received by users. Feedback indicates that Hemsedal is on its way to regaining its position as one of the best snow parks in Norway. Full Article

    25th March 2014

  • Free avalanche search course in Hemsedal - ©SkiStar Hemsedal

    Free avalanche search course in Hemsedal

    Sales of off-piste safety equipment are booming but the knowledge and skills at using the gear do not always match the quality of the avalanche pack. In an effort to remedy this, Hemsedal Skisenter is now offering a free training arena for the use of avalanche search equipment. Full Article

    18th March 2014

  • Italian Ups & Downhills: One Olympic Skier's Fave & Feared World Cup Stops - ©Travis Ganong

    Italian Ups & Downhills: One Olympic Skier's Fave & Feared World Cup Stops

    As Travis Ganong races toward his first Olympics in Sochi, he brings us along. Full Article

    14th January 2014

  • Lindsey Vonn’s Comeback Trail: The Psyche of an Injured Athlete - ©Agence Zoom

    Lindsey Vonn’s Comeback Trail: The Psyche of an Injured Athlete

    With one month to go until the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, much of the recent pre-event discussion has focused on the one U.S. standout who won’t be there—skier, Lindsey Vonn. Full Article

    10th January 2014

  • ISCHGL: THE SENSATION IS PERFECT! TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN CONCERT WITH ROBBIE WILLIAMS - ©Tourist Office: Tourismusverband Paznaun-Ischgl

    ISCHGL: THE SENSATION IS PERFECT! TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN CONCERT WITH ROBBIE WILLIAMS

    Megastar before mega-backdrop: On 3 May 2014 Robbie Williams will perform at the legendary Top of the Mountain Concert in Ischgl on the at 2,300 meters altitude. Right in the heart of the ski area, "Robbie" with his full Big Band will play and present their new number-one album "Swings Both Ways" on the giant open-air stage. Full Article

    7th January 2014

  • World Cup Val d’Isere: Killer Course, Insane Terrain & an Après Scene to Match - ©Andy Parant

    World Cup Val d’Isere: Killer Course, Insane Terrain & an Après Scene to Match

    Val d’Isere is one of the most expansive and impressive stops on the World Cup. Full Article

    18th December 2013

  • Courchevel World Cup: The Only Six-Star Experience on the Slopes - ©Patrick Pachod

    Courchevel World Cup: The Only Six-Star Experience on the Slopes

    Visit Courchevel France and treat yourself to six-star hotels, some of the steepest couloirs worldwide and World Cup festivities. Full Article

    17th December 2013

  • Live Like Royalty During the World Cup St. Moritz - ©swiss-image.ch/Andrea Badrutt

    Live Like Royalty During the World Cup St. Moritz

    Nestled majestically into the mountainside above the lake of the same name, St. Moritz possesses a character that goes far beyond its posh reputation. Full Article

    11th December 2013

  • ISCHGL: 50 YEARS OF THE CABLE RAILWAY – A SHOW OF SNOW SHAPES - ©Tourist Office: Tourismusverband Paznaun-Ischgl

    ISCHGL: 50 YEARS OF THE CABLE RAILWAY – A SHOW OF SNOW SHAPES

    In 1963 the first cable railway went into operation. To celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the Silvrettaseilbahn AG, from the 6th to the 10th of January, ten international artists are putting together an open-air gallery with vehicle access, right in the middle of the skiing area. ‘Past, Present and Future of the Ski Resort’ is the theme of the 21st snow sculpture competition ‘Shapes in White’. Full Article

    2nd December 2013

  • ISCHGL: A ROCKING START TO THE SEASON WITH NICKELBACK - ©Tourist Office: Tourismusverband Paznaun-Ischgl

    ISCHGL: A ROCKING START TO THE SEASON WITH NICKELBACK

    Nickelback marked the start of the winter season at the Top of the Mountain Opening Concert in Ischgl on 30 November 2013. The Canadian rock band impressed over 21.000 fans at the legendary open-air concert before an impressive mountain backdrop, right at the heart of this Alpine lifestyle metropolis. Full Article

    2nd December 2013

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