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Fancy a white Xmas?

3 idyllic ski destinations for Xmas and NYE 2012/13

We all love a white Christmas – and what better way to ensure waking up in a winter wonderland than by taking a skiing vacation over the festive period?

Teton Village & The Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
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With a vast array of ski destinations to choose from you should be spoiled for choice, but in actual fact, not all resorts can guarantee that white Christmas we love so much. Here are three of the very best ski resorts where you are almost certain to wake up to snow this Christmas morning and celebrate New year’s eve in an ice-laden paradise.

  1. Chamonix, France

In the shadow of Mont Blanc, the Chamonix valley is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque resorts you will ever visit and with the ski season officially opening in late December you are sure to have some great skiing and photo opportunities to look forward to.

With sixteen villages and hamlets, all offering breathtaking views and easy access to the pistes, it’s hard to find fault with this ski resort. Its multitude of slopes catering to all levels of skier make it a very popular ski destination.

The many attractions include

  • -Lac Blanc
  • -Aguille du Midi cable car
  • -Montenvers railway

With sights such as these, Chamonix is also an appealing option for non-skiers looking for a Christmas getaway. And with accommodation ranging from hotels to ski chalets, you are sure to find the perfect lodgings to suit your needs. Read more