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The Best Ski Resorts in Europe 

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Updated October 13, 2018 827 votes 122 voters 7.6k views 32 items

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
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Kitzbühel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Tyrol, Austria
3
Chamonix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Haute-Savoie, France
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Val-d'Isère is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Rhône-Alpes, France
5
Sankt Anton am Arlberg ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Tyrol, Austria
6
Verbier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Canton of Valais, Switzerland
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St. Moritz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland
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Zell am See is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Salzburg, Austria
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Bernese Oberland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Bernese Oberland
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Andermatt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Andermatt Canton of Uri, Switzerland
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Mühlbach Am Hochk&o... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Mabie1 added Mühlbach Am Hochkönig Salzburg, Austria
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Bansko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Bavaria, Germany
14
Val Thorens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Rhône-Alpes, France
15
Davos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland
16
La Grave is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
La Grave Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
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Soldeu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Canillo, Andorra
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Val D'Anniviers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Val D'Anniviers
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Kranjska Gora is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
stpavel added Slovenia
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Zakopane is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
21
Jasná is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
LukasOtapka added Slovakia
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Mürren is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Switzerland
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Cerna Hora is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Cerna Hora
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Alagna is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Lombardy, Italy
25
Courchevel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Courchevel