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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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23 11
Zermatt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Zermatt Canton of Valais, Switzerland

2
25 13
Val-d'Isère is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Val-d'Isère Rhône-Alpes, France

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23 13
Verbier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Verbier Canton of Valais, Switzerland

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18 10
Chamonix is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Chamonix Haute-Savoie, France

5
22 14
Sankt Anton am Arlberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Sankt Anton am Arlberg Tyrol, Austria

6
15 8
St. Moritz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
St. Moritz Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland

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17 11
Bernese Oberland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Bernese Oberland

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18 13
Kitzbühel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Kitzbühel Tyrol, Austria

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13 12
Val Thorens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Val Thorens Rhône-Alpes, France

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9 8
Zell am See is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Zell am See Salzburg, Austria

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

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6 6
Bansko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Bansko Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria

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9 10
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bavaria, Germany

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8 9
Andermatt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Andermatt Canton of Uri, Switzerland

The Best Ski Resorts in the World

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5 6
Kranjska Gora is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
stpavel added Kranjska Gora Slovenia

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4 6
Mühlbach Am Hochköni... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Mabie1 added Mühlbach Am Hochkönig Salzburg, Austria

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2 4
Jasná is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
LukasOtapka added Jasná Slovakia

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2 4
Roza Khutor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Nominal added Roza Khutor Russia

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8 11
Soldeu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Soldeu Canillo, Andorra

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7 10
Mürren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Mürren Switzerland

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3 6
Val D'Anniviers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Val D'Anniviers

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2 5
Štrbské Pleso is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
LukasOtapka added Štrbské Pleso Slovakia

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1 4
Tatranská Lomnica is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
LukasOtapka added Tatranská Lomnica Slovakia

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5 9
La Grave is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
La Grave Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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5 9
Alagna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Alagna Lombardy, Italy

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4 8
Zakopane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Zakopane Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland

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3 7
Krippenstein is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Krippenstein

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1 5
Parnassos is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
apollon-smyrnis added Parnassos Phocis, Greece

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1 5
Cerna Hora is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Cerna Hora

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4 9
Lapland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Lapland Indiana, USA

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3 8
Courchevel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
Courchevel

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2 8
Cairngaan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ski Resorts in Europe
CairnGorm Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland