Wednesday 16th December 2016, London - Inghams is here to share the very latest snow reports and pictures from its top three European resorts of the moment with excellent ski conditions right now. The resorts of Ischgl and St Anton in Austria and Flaine in France are very much open for business and have been selected by Ingahms as the top early season skiing locations for winter 2016 with up to half a meter of snow on the upper pistes at present and more snow on its way.
Below Inghams highlights snow-sure ski resorts with snow reports and pictures from the past few days. With conditions this good in December and more positive snow reports expected over the next couple of weeks now is an excellent time to book a January ski holiday with confidence.
Ischgl, Austria– from £460 per person – save £319 per couple
Currently Ischgl has over 30cm of snow on the upper pistes with 34 out of 45 lifts open and a further 12cm of snow forecasted today (Wednesday 15th December) along with very low temperatures in the next week. Austria’s winter season typically runs from late November to the end of April, throughout which skiers can enjoy almost 240km of excellent pistes that make up the vast areas of the Ischgl resort. Ischgl is a pretty, but also pulsating, village just 90 minutes from Innsbruck with a fantastic snow-sure ski area.
The small and friendly Hotel Binta is run by the welcoming Rüdiger family and enjoys a convenient central location in Ischgl, Austria. Inghams is offering seven nights, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Binta from £460 per person, saving £319 per couple, departing 9th January 2016. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck and resort transfers. For more information visit www.inghams.co.uk or contact 01483 791 114.
Flaine, France – from £249 per person- save £180 per group
At an altitude of 1,600 to 2,500 metres there is excellent skiing on offer in Flaine with over half a metre of snow on the upper pistes right now and another 5cm due in the next week. Flaine and its companion resorts in the Grand Massif, in the Haute Savoie, close to Geneva and the mighty Mont Blanc, form a huge network of exhilarating skiing and an intriguing variety of villages.
The Flaine Apartments located in Flaine Forêt are between two and five minutes' walk to the ski lifts and ski school. Inghams is offering seven nights, self-catering accommodation at the three-star Flaine Apartments from £249 per person, based on six sharing a two bedroom apartment, saving £180 per group, departing 2nd January 2016. Price includes return flights from Gatwick to Geneva and resort transfers. For more information visit www.inghams.co.uk or contact 01483 791 114.
The brand new Hotel Terminal Neige will open its doors in Flaine this weekend (18th December 2015) and is the first of a new concept of mountain hotels. Hotel Terminal Neige, located at Flaine Forum directly facing the Picasso Totem, incarnates the architectural style in which the snowy urban landscape was built in the 1960’s. Inghams is offering seven nights, half board accommodation at the three-star Hotel Terminal Neige Totem from £799 per person, saving £210 per couple, departing 2nd January 2016. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Geneva and resort transfers. For more information visit www.inghams.co.uk or contact 01483 791 114.
St Anton, Austria– from £499 per person – save £360 per couple
Good skiing is currently on offer at altitude in St Anton with 123km of ski-runs open and up to half a meter of snow on its upper slopes, and another 18cm of snow forecasted to fall in the next week. Mighty St Anton is one of the best high-alpine ski resorts in the world, and has the reputation of being best suited to strong skiers and boarders.
Inghams’ super 'Mountain Lodge' development in the popular Gastig area of St. Anton consists of four modern chalets, sharing a stylish building. The chalets are located 12 minutes' walk downhill to the resort centre and the free ski bus stops is only 300m away. Inghams is offering seven nights, half board accommodation at the four diamond Chalet Gampen Mountain Lodge from £499 per person, saving £360 per couple, departing 2nd January 2016. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck and resort transfers. For more information visit www.inghams.co.uk or contact 01483 791 114.
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