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High Altitude Christmas Celebrations

26th September 2019

A blog from Seren...

Make this Christmas one to remember with blankets of snow covering the ground you’ll truly be living in your own winter wonderland. Destination Ski are ski specialists who have lived and worked in ski resorts all over the world which means plenty of Christmas’ abroad, so here are some of the best deals for high altitude Christmas celebrations.

What to look out for?

  1. Christmas is right at the beginning of the ski season for many resorts so always stay in high altitude resorts so that you are guaranteed to plenty of days on the slopes.
  2. Pick a resort that has plenty to entertain the little ones. Have you ever seen Santa ski? This could be your opportunity!
  3. Do you want to cook your Christmas dinner, or would you prefer to challenge your family to the ultimate Monopoly face off while the chef cooks dinner for you?

Destination Ski have thought about this for you, here are just a handful of fantastic Christmas ski deals:

Val d’Isere

Take a stroll through the streets of Val d’Isere and take in the wonderful atmosphere surrounded by ice sculptures and plenty of vin chaud on offer. Hit the slopes with Father Christmas before watching the French National Ski School perform a beautiful torchlit descent.

Romantic Luxury Christmas Ski Holiday In Val d’Isere:

Chalet Ontario, 21st December 2019

7 Nights

Based on 2 adults

Chalet Catering

Flying from London Stansted (Transfers included)

Quote deal code DS2032

Prices from £1455pp


Les Arcs

If you’re in Les Arcs this Christmas be brave and try some Verte Chaud, this is a steaming hot mug of hot chocolate with a little hit of green Chartreuse (a locally made liqueur which blends 130 herbs and plants). Warm-up with this local speciality while watching a spectacular firework display in Arc 1950.

Winter Escape In Les Arcs:

Hotel Du Golf (Arc 1800), 21st December 2019

7 Nights

Based on 2 adults

Half Board

Flying from London Gatwick (Transfers included)

Quote deal code DS2030

Prices from £1129pp


Val Thorens

Want to enjoy a family Christmas ski holiday in the mountains this year? Val Thorens is one of the best resorts for families looking to enjoy some quality time together. As in traditional in most of central Europe, Christmas is celebrated a day early on Christmas Eve, so you can expect plenty of family-friendly activities throughout the week. On Christmas Eve the ESF instructors take part in a torchlit descent, children in ski-school who are a 2* standard or above can join in for free, children not in ski school can join for a small fee of €10.

Family Time In Val Thorens:

Hotel Tango, 21st December 2019

7 Nights

Based on 2 adults & 2 children

Half Board

Flying from London Gatwick (Transfers included)

Quote deal code DS2033

Prices from £1185pp




Home to the largest Christmas tree ion the Alps, Avoriaz is a car-free resort perfect for a winter getaway. If you get lost in Avoriaz you’ll always find your way back to the town Christmas tree with over 20,000 LED’s stretching over 3km! If you have a sweet tooth this is the resort for you, there is a big Christmas show followed by a sweet workshop where you can learn to make an array of tasty treats.

Self-Catered Family Christmas In Avoriaz:

Antares Apartments, 21st December 2019

7 Nights

Based on 2 adults & 2 children

Self Catered

Flying from London Gatwick (Transfers included)

Quote deal code DS2035

Prices from £838pp




Haven’t seen your friends in forever? Want to make the most of your annual ski trip? Tignes is a fantastic high-altitude resort so you are guaranteed plenty of snow for those Instagram posts to make your friends at home a little jealous. If you’re a big kid at heart you too can see Santa making his way through the villages, starting in Val Claret and moving through to Tignes Le Lac.

Group Christmas Get-together In Tignes:

Hotel Tignes 2100, 21st December 2019

7 Nights

Based on 6 adults

Half Board

Flying from Birmingham (Transfers included)

Quote deal code DS2036

Prices from £908pp



Pas de la Casa

On the border with France, Pas de la Casa is ideal for those looking to enjoy plenty of après ski after a hearty Christmas dinner. This high-altitude resort is situated in the Grandvalira ski area, now with 247km of pistes to explore you can make the most of your time in Andorra.

Budget-Friendly Christmas On The Slopes Of Pas de la Casa:

Hotel Camel Lot, 22nd December 2019

7 Nights

Based on 2 adults

Half Board

Flying from London Gatwick (Transfers included)

Quote deal code DS2031

Prices from £785pp


For Further Information:

If you’d like some help booking your next ski holiday and want to discuss your options please call Destination Ski on 02921 880022 or enquire online.  We can create tailor-made package holidays and we also work with all major UK tour operators including Crystal, Inghams and Neilson so whatever you choose you can relax in the knowledge that your dream ski holiday is just around the corner. Whether it is a restaurant recommendation or a local’s insight into your chosen resort we can make your next ski holiday that little bit more special. Follow in our tracks, you’ll find us on the slopes!


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