Dreaming of Alps holidays, snowy slopes and picture-perfect villages? The Alps has become a mecca for those wanting to enjoy world-class skiing and iconic apres ski culture. For South Africans who seldom get a chance to see snow, this region is especially enticing. In this guide, we take a look at some questions that help make planning Alps holidays that must easier.
Top Questions for the Best Alps Holidays
Keep reading to find out which questions you should be asking.
The following questions will help you plan the very best Alps holidays, armed with all the info you need to get your plans underway.
Do you need to be an experienced skier?
If you’ve always wanted to experience the snowy wonderland of The Alps, but you are not so sure about taking to the slopes, don’t worry. You do not have to have any skiing experience at all to enjoy this destination. Most resorts off a wide range of activities both on and off the slopes. You could even take a few lessons if you’d like to learn to ski while you’re on holiday.
When is the best time to visit The Alps?
Generally speaking, the best time of year to visit this part of the world is the time when snowfall is at its highest. The months between December and April are often ideal, as there is sufficient snow cover to enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing and other fun in the snow. View our guide to the best time for ski holidays to get more info on when to plan your trip.
Is this destination family-friendly?
Absolutely. Kids of all ages will have plenty to do in this region, from kids ski lessons to various other activities. If you plan your trip over the festive season, you will also get the chance to experience a magical Christmas village style atmosphere, which is sure to be an unforgettable experience for the whole family.
Which resorts should you choose?
Look for all-inclusive family-friendly resorts that offer a wide range of activities and facilities. There is a good range of 4-star resorts on offer across The Alps. Depending on your requirements and budget, this means that you should have no trouble finding a well-rounded resort that ticks all of your boxes. View our guide to choosing Alpine resorts for more tips on how to choose the perfect resort.
We hope that these questions (and their answers) help you get one step closer to planning your dream ski holiday. Once you’ve decided on a time and resort, you will be able to start dreaming of the best Alps holidays ever.