If you haven’t opted to ski at half term, maybe you’re considering a week of spring skiing instead?
It’s all changed a lot since skiing first started as a winter holiday in the 1890s. Some ski fashions lasted just a short time, some a bit longer, and some never really took off at all.
Zermatt may be home to some awesome terrain, but you’ll enjoy it most if you want to mix skiing hard with eating out in the superb mountain restaurants and soaking up the view.
So how do you pass the time during a 15-minute gondola ride up a mountain?
We asked local guides and instructors to name their favourite routes.
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