It's been a great white week for Europe: the long-awaited snowfall brought up to a metre of powder in 48 hours.

So we head into the weekend on a very positive note with dozens of ski resorts opening Saturday and reporting excellent snow conditions.

Here's our round-up of where to find the best snow conditions in Europe this weekend . . . 

Best snow conditions:

France: [R602R, Val Thorens] (100cm/130cm), [R600R, Tignes] (80cm/140cm), [R483R, Val d'Isere] (80cm/140cm), [R206R, La Plagne] (80cm/120cm), [R587R, Avoriaz] (50cm/80cm), [R592R, Alpe d'Huez] (45cm/85cm), [R106R, Chamonix] (0cm/100cm), [R117R, Courchevel] (40cm/70cm), [R1305R, Les Arcs] (30cm/70cm), [R603R, Serre Chevalier] (10cm/120cm), [R593R, Les Deux Alpes] (10cm/100cm), [R1564R, Les Menuires] (30cm/80cm), [R598R, Meribel] 30cm/80cm), [R1085R, Megeve] (20cm/50cm), [R1310R, Flaine] (25cm/50cm), [R586R, Isola 2000] (20cm/40cm), [R2397R, Risoul] (20cm/80cm) and [R1685R, Montgenevre] (10cm/50cm).

Austria: [R422R, St. Anton] (25cm/125cm), [R212R, Lech-zuers] (55cm/70cm), [R716R, Obertauern] (55cm/75cm), [R571R, Solden] (15cm/130cm), [R695R, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis] (30cm/60cm), [R349R, Schladming] (30cm/60cm), [R534R, Saalbach] (30cm/60cm), [R564R, Obergurgl] (30cm/105cm), [R529R, Kaprun] (20cm/100cm), [R677R, Ischgl] (20cm/50cm) and [R544R, Axamer Lizum] (10cm/40cm).

Switzerland: [R636R, Samnaun] (60cm/40cm), [R616R, Andermatt] (110cm/30cm), [R609R, Gstaad] (20cm/125cm), [R629R, Arosa] (30cm/50cm), [R654R, Crans Montana] (25cm/40cm), [R630R, Davos] (20cm/40cm), [R617R, Engelberg] (0cm/70cm), [R632R, Flims/Laax] (25cm/75cm), [R634R, Lenzerheide] (30cm/45cm), [R645R, Les Diablerets] (30cm/125cm), [R661R, Saas-Fee] (15cm/211cm), [R424R, St. Moritz] (20cm/70cm), [R517R, Zermatt] (20cm/160cm) and [R484R, Verbier] (15cm/70cm).

Italy: [R2619R, Alagna] (0cm/160cm), [R1374R, Cervinia] (25cm/160cm), [R2694R, Val Senales] (30cm/70cm), [R1612R, Cesana] (30cm/60cm), [R1606R, Sauze d'Oulx] (30cm/60cm), [R1603R, Sestriere] (30cm/60cm), [R2260R, Claviere] (30cm/60cm), [R2407R, Bormio] (10cm/50cm) and [R605R, Courmayeur] (20cm/40cm).

Scotland: [R2108R, Glencoe] (15cm/40cm), [R2781R, Cairngorm] (10cm/25cm), [R2618R, Glenshee] (10cm/15cm), [R1920R, Nevis Range] (15cm/40cm) and [R1998R, The Lecht] (10cm/20cm). All Scottish ski areas remain closed.

Spain/Andorra: [R1655R, Sierra Nevada] (20cm/100cm) is the only Spanish resort with snow. In Andorra all resorts remain closed but there is some snow: [R2820R, Arinsal] (0cm/40cm), [R1549R, Pal-Arinsal] (0cm/15cm), [R2024R, Pas de la Casa] (0cm/35cm) and [R2640R, Soldeu] (0cm/10cm).

Check back Monday for our weekly snow forecast "Where is the snow Dec. 12-18?"