Many European governments have turned against the idea of Christmas and New Year Ski holidays this year. But not all.
Psychologically at least, the impending arrival of the first vaccine is painting a rosier picture.
Over half a metre of the white stuff could fall before this winter preview is done.
Planning ahead is all but impossible: but there are reasons for optimism.
A vast off-piste playground, lots of scintillating pistes, and some superb ski schools. There’s no denying it: Val d’Isere is one the world’s very best ski resorts.
Innsbruck’s medieval streets have a busy and lively atmosphere, and there is a wide choice of activities.
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