When going skiing for the first time, whether as a group, a couple or as a family, it can be hard to know which one among more than 3000 resorts in Europe to head to. A research released this week by MyVoucherCodes helps make the decision a little easier. The interactive European Ski Index prepared by the company has revealed Les 3 Vallées, France as the best resort in Europe for first-time skiers this season.
The study reveals 55 of the largest resorts in Europe, ranked by the length of slopes of different difficulty ratings, as well as looking at ski pass prices and last season’s snowfall. Here are the 10 best resorts for beginners based on the length of blue slopes and cheaper ski passes:
Les 3 Vallées, France (312km blue slopes)
- Les Portes du Soleil, Switzerland (310km blue slopes)
- Val d’Isere, France (170km blue slopes)
- Saalbach, Austria (140km blue slopes)
- La Plagne (Paradiski), France (139km blue slopes)
- Serre Chevalier, France (138km blue slopes)
- Le Grand Massif, France (135km blue slopes)
- Ski Arlberg, Austria (132km blue slopes)
- Espace Diamant, France (132km blue slopes)
- SkiWelt, Austria (122km blue slopes)
Visit the research web page for full 55 item list and further details.