If you’re a traveller in search of the best places on the planet for snow, skiing or other winter sports, then this list is just what you have been looking for. The 5 most exciting and beautiful places to find the white powdery stuff are right here.
From December to March a lot of Japan is coated in snow, and the mountain areas in Honshu and Hokkaido can have large amounts of snowfall as the winds push it from China and Russia. Did you know in Japan there are more ski resorts per capita than any other country, which makes it the ultimate destination for skiing holidays. Not only does Japan have a mass amount of ski resorts, they also boast an extraordinary number of hot springs.
Hoshino Resorts Tomamu the Tower (Shimukappu-mura) is an extraordinarily good ski resort, and is an outstanding high-rise surrounded by forest just 2 km from both Mount Tomamu and Tomamu train station.
Snow-capped mountains, fabulous après-ski and Austrian hospitality will create everlasting memories when you head there for the winter escape you’ve been dreaming of. During winter Austria converts into a white paradise, and there are massive amounts of snow in the Alpine regions, offering impeccable conditions for an astounding winter holiday.
One of the best places to spend your winter break would have to be the Kaunertal Glacier in Tirol’s. There is 38km of wide open slopes and rarely will you be stuck in a ski lift queue. Snow is guaranteed from October through to June thanks to its high altitude and there are slopes to suit all ages and skill levels.
The Dolomites are known one of the most beautiful Alpine regions on the planet. In winter the magical atmosphere of the region combined with ancient castles and monasteries make them an amazing place to visit.
The Dolomiti Superski is the biggest ski area in the world, and is a massive network of state-of-the-art connected ski lifts and ski trails that can take you weeks to explore. There is over 1,200km of perfect ski runs which are serviced by 450 lifts, extending across 12 valleys.