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Unexpected Ski Resorts

Unexpected places for ski resorts

Already planned the ski holiday for this season? Europeans usually go skiing to popular ski resorts in countries such as Austria, Switzerland or France. There are also smaller and lesser-known ski resorts in Europe, for example in Andorra, Germany, Italy, Norway and Sweden. These destinations are often associated with cold winters and skiing, but why not try something new and hit the slopes at warmer destinations, such as Cyprus or Sicily? We have made a list of ski resorts where you have never even thought it was possible ski in, nor have you associated them with snow and cold.

 


 

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Infographic - Unexpected places for ski resorts

 



The ski season is fast approaching! Willing to try something new and different from where you usually go skiing? This will certainly be of interest!

 

1. The Troodos Mountains, CyprusThe Troodos Mountains, Cyprus

 

The Troodos Mountains at Mount Olympus in Cyprus are all covered in snow from Christmas to Easter, which makes alpine skiing and crosse country trails possible. Are you a beginner? Start with a few lessons at the ski school!

 

 

  

Mount Etna, Italy

  2. Mount Etna, Italy

 

   Want to boast about having skied on Europe's most active volcano?
   It is possible at both the north and the south side of Etna in Italy.
   Reports indicate that the major danger is not avalanches and volcanic
   eruptions, but lightning and thunder created by the turbulent air above the
   volcano. Would you dare?

 

 

 

 

Mount Buller, Australia

3. Mount Buller, Australia

 

Mount Buller is one of several ski resorts in Australia. You'll find the largest ski resort of 300 acres with 25 lifts and good long runs located 250km north-east of Melbourne. Thanks to a modern snow making machine, you are guaranteed snow during the months of July, August and September.

 

 

 

 

4. Dubai, United Arab EmiratesDubai, United Arab Emirates

 

The Middle East's first indoor ski resort, at not less than 22,500 square meters, is located in one of the world's largest shopping centres in the middle of the desert, in Dubai. The resort is also home to a flock of penguins, that comes out and plays with guests several times a day!

 

 

 

North and South Africa5. North and South Africa

 

 
Although there are few ski areas in Africa, you still have the possibility to ski in both the north and south of the continent. In Morocco, they offer 15 km of piste spreading over 20 trails, hidden away in the Atlas Mountains. South Africa boasts of a snow park with snow 10 out of 12 months a year!
 
 
 
 
 

6. Himalaya, IndiaHimalaya, India

 

In Gulmarg in India, you can ski in the Himalayas, which are known for being one of the snowiest areas on Earth! One of the world's highest gondola lifts takes you to the top (4000m), from where it goes down towards the non-groomed terrain. NOTE: Beware of the monkeys!

 

 


 

 

Auto Europe is always ready to help with your next car hire. Whether you are travelling to Austria or Sicily, we are ready to customise your car rental so it covers all your needs. Use our online search engine or chat with one of our reservation agents by calling 0 800 358 1229.

 


 
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