Winter is approaching, and with it for some people comes the time of vacations, snow resorts and skiing. But what should the perfect ski resort be? Besides a lot of snow and nice slopes, experts believe that it is good to have a small town with good restaurants and hotels at the foot of the hills.
After the day’s riding, cranky hikers want a place to rest and have fun.
The resorts in the following list prepared by Tripadvisor have all of the above and much more, because they are some of the most luxurious and expensive in Europe, and in the world.
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Top 5 most expensive ski resorts in the world:
1. Courchevel 1850, France – $2,700 per night
It is the most luxurious ski resort in the world. There is an abundance of luxury restaurants here, the most impressive of which is Le Cap Horns, which is located at an altitude of 2000 meters. David and Victoria Beckham frequent here, as well as many Formula 1 drivers. There are lodges priced at $15,500 a night! Here is also the most luxurious ski hotel in the world – Suites de la Potiniere, where prices start at 2,700 dollars. A 6-day ski pass costs $260.
2. St. Anton, Austria – $1,800 per night
It is located in the heart of the scenic Arlberg region. It is a favorite place of adventurers and free-riders. There are 30 lifts. The maximum height is 2,800 meters, and the difference is the difference in elevation from the foot of the hills is 1,500 meters. Hollywood star Brad Pitt often comes here on vacation. You can rent a cabin for 7 days for $13,000 – $16,000. A 6-day ski pass costs $280.
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3. Lech-Alberg, Austria $1,500 per night
There are many reputable ski schools here. It is a favorite of both experienced skiers and beginners. Members of the British and Dutch royal families come to the resort on vacation. often in the winter you can also meet Tom Cruise. A 6-day ski pass costs $321.
4. St. Moritz, Switzerland – $1,500 per night
When you arrive here, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a winter fairy tale, or at the very least, onto the set of a romantic Christmas movie. St. Moritz is a favorite of Russian billionaires, as well as Ivana Trump and Elizabeth Hurley. The average price per night is $1,500 per night at the nice hotels. The ski pass costs $400 for 6 days.
5. Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy – $1,500 per night
Cortina is in the heart of the Dolomites. The Olympic Games were held here in 1956. The richest Europeans come on winter vacation here. There are 87 tracks. Celebrities such as George Clooney and Sting often come here. A 6-day ski pass costs $300.
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