Europe The Best Ski Resorts in Europe  

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List Rules Any ski or snowboarding resort with slopes and at least one lodge open to the public; must be located in Europe

The best ski resorts in Europe are the top places in the region for skiing. These cities and mountains provide the best skiing in Europe either for the most experienced skier or someone brand new to the slopes. Quite simply, if you're going skiing in Europe, go to these places.

Some of the best ski resorts in Europe are in the Alps, which stretches across a 750-mile area in eight countries. More than 120 million people visit the Alps each year and many enjoy the prime skiing available in the region. Areas such as Zermatt in Switzerland, Val d'Isere and Chamonix in France and Zell am See in Austria are just a few of the best ski resorts in the Alps.

Rivaling the best ski resorts in the world, there are plenty of other top ski resorts in Europe. Lapland, the largest ski resort in Finland, is a popular choice as is Interlaken, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, with nearly 150 miles of ski tracks.

These best places to ski in Europe are loved by best alpine skiers in the world as well as those just starting out. Have a favorite place to ski in Europe? Vote for your favorites areas, add any that are not listed and even re-rank this list of the best ski resorts in Europe all below.
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Zermatt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Canton of Valais, Switzerland

2
26 14
Verbier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Canton of Valais, Switzerland

3
25 14
Sankt Anton am Arlberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Tyrol, Austria

4
26 15
Val-d'Isère is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Rhône-Alpes, France

5
23 13
Kitzbühel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Tyrol, Austria

6
18 9
St. Moritz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland

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19 12
Chamonix is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Haute-Savoie, France

8
19 12
Bernese Oberland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Bernese Oberland

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13 8
Zell am See is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Salzburg, Austria

10
14 13
Val Thorens is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Rhône-Alpes, France

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11 10
Andermatt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Andermatt Canton of Uri, Switzerland

12
8 7
Bansko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria

13
7 6
Mühlbach Am Hochköni... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Mabie1 added Mühlbach Am Hochkönig Salzburg, Austria

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11 11
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Bavaria, Germany

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11 11
Davos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland

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6 6
Val D'Anniviers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Val D'Anniviers

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6 7
Kranjska Gora is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
stpavel added Slovenia

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4 5
Jasná is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
LukasOtapka added Demänovská Dolina, Slovakia

19
10 12
Soldeu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Canillo, Andorra

20
7 9
Zakopane is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland

21
5 7
Krippenstein is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Krippenstein

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3 6
Štrbské Pleso is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
LukasOtapka added Slovakia

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2 5
Roza Khutor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Nominal added Roza Khutor

Russia

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7 11
Mürren is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Switzerland

25
6 10
Alagna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Lombardy, Italy

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1 5
Tatranská Lomnica is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
LukasOtapka added Slovakia

27
1 5
Cerna Hora is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Cerna Hora

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5 10
La Grave is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
La Grave Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

29
1 6
Parnassos is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
apollon-smyrnis added Phocis, Greece

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4 10
Lapland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Lapland Indiana, USA

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3 9
Cairngaan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
CairnGorm Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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3 9
Courchevel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Courchevel