With the ski season just around the corner now so we thought it was about time that Priory Rentals put together the top 5 ski resorts in Europe for you to visit in your motorhome this Winter.

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La Plagne

La Plagne is a great place to take your family to. Specialists for winter sports and summer resort located in the French Alps between 1250 and 3250 metres.

For over 50 years, this destination is now internationally renowned for its huge ski area with 225 kilometres of runs for all levels of skier. The atmosphere and architecture are diverse and recount over 50 years of the history of winter sports. In total Europe alone has 7 bobsleigh slopes, among them La Plagne has the unique French bobsleigh slopes.

Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc

Over the past few years Saint-Gervais has undergone a a big transformation. The Belle Epoque architecture has regained its excitement and the village its original charm.

Dominated by the Mont-Blanc range, the Evasion Mont-Blanc ski area happens to be the third largest in France, and has been extended to the centre of the resort.

This winter Saint-Gervais revives the magic of the night, increasing its evening activities outdoors once again which include the likes of skiing, ski touring, snowshoeing etc.

Saalbach Hinterglemm

This is Austria’s largest ski resort. It’s home to over 70 modern lifts are waiting. You can choose to Ski in or ski-out on well groomed slopes and masses of powder fascinate skiers, snowboarders and offpiste fans. Perfectly shaped funparks attract freeskiers and with 50 cosy mountain huts its a great option for your winter break.

Åre

Åre in Sweden is Northern Europe´s largest and most advanced diverse alpine sport resort. With skiing and a wide variety of other sports and activities to suit every possible preference and for all levels of skill. There is everything from awe-inspiring black pistes and highly challenging off-piste slopes to and endless selection of easy skiing for children and beginners. Theys alsooffer world-class slopes for snowboarding, telemark and carving. They have also most recently added extreme adventures such as heli-skiing are also available.

Baqueira Beret

Baqueira Beret is a complete resort, divided into separate 3 areas which are Beret, Baqueira, and Bonaigua with their respective characteristics, a network of modern installations and carefully maintained pistes that will satisfy all skiers. Beret is ideal for beginners and families. There is easy access by foot from the parking or to all amenities such as restaurants, cafeteria and the school. It’s pistes are very wide and of moderate inclination.

Val Thorens

Val Thorens is the highest resort in Europe and the highest point of the largest ski area in the world, the 3 Vallées.

It’s a resort that combines the best of skiing with the best of atmospheres so that each holidaymaker feels unique and enjoys their very own Val Tho experience. Reinventing enjoyment to give its guests the best possible holiday built in pure mountain style.

Remember that all our motorhomes are available to hire and they allow you to travel across Europe