Après Ski Holidays

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The art of après ski remains a real cornerstone of the ski holiday and for many it's as important an element of the trip as the skiing itself.

For those that don't know, Après ski in French means 'after ski', and therefore what you do after skiing which has internationally become the meaning for an after ski drink. Après ski can see many enjoy finding a bar pumping out music on the slopes or in resort, whilst others prefer a quiet drink in one of the local pubs or restaurants.

Many alpine resorts and venues offer Après ski in some form! From huge disco parties and dancing on tables, to enjoying a cool one in a hot-tub, or enjoying a great meal at an atmospheric restaurant in the middle of the deserted slopes, there really is something for every occasion. Whatever suits you best, you will find the right place for you.

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Where to Après Ski

We have put together a quick overview to make it easier for you to find your perfect Après skiing and snowboarding holiday:



  • Visit St Mortiz for Après ski extravagance, with even a cocktail named after it
  • The resort of Davos is known to keep the drinks flowing
  • Zermatt is the place to be for vodka shots and local music



  • You can't beat Val d'lsere for parties - every bar feels as though its celebrating
  • Val Thorens offers underground nightclubs so you can party until the early hours
  • For a vibrant town centre with lots of options, it's worth visiting Meribel



  • Selva offers plenty of bars with snowy scenery outside and games & entertainment inside
  • Cortina offers the luxury version of Après ski with jazz and cocktail bars
  • A great place to enjoy wine by the fire or out on a terrace would be Sauze d'Oulx



  • St Anton is famous for its Mooserwirt bar which has been going since 1989
  • Bar hopping and following the crowd is popular in the resort of Ischgl
  • If you want to change it up, then head to Lech for the sound of popping champagne corks


Après Ski FAQ's:

What time does Après ski start? - You can of course stop for a lunch time tipple or enjoy a glass with your dinner, but the general rule is once you have finished skiing or snowboarding for the day or once the lifts have shut for that day.

Where is the best place to go for Après Ski? - Europe is renowned for being the best place to visit if you want to enjoy Après ski to its fullest.
Is music part of Après ski? - Of course, this is really the highlight, be it a nightclub, background pub music or live music filling the air.


We've put together some handy Insider's Guides, have a read to help you find your perfect apres ski trip


Insider’s Guide: Top 10 Après Ski Bars
We have devised a top 10 après ski bars list - here we let you know where we think the hottest venues in the Alps are located. We'll also tell you why to head to them to get your après fix and what you can expect. Shine up those dancing shoes!


Insider’s Guide: Top 6 Ski Festivals
Festivals on the slopes - Ranging from music to comedy to parties, these festivals are the places to be at winter and if you've not booked your ski holiday and tickets then now's as good a time as any!


When you book with Inghams: 

✔️ With you all the way

  • Over 85 years of experience and knowledge - trust us to deliver your perfect Apres-Ski holiday
  • With you at every step - before, during and after your holiday
  • Trusted Ski Schools in-case you have not skied before

✔️ Straight forward holidays

  • Local departures from airports all around the UK.
  • Flights, transfers and accommodation - included in all of our holidays
  • Great Locations to choose from that are based in some of the worlds best Apres ski resorts

✔️ Choice in abundance 

  • Skiing Options - something for all abilities across all our resorts from beginners to advanced
  • Accommodation/Leisure Facilities that suit everyone, from Hotels, Chalets to Apartments . As well as restaurants, spas, bars and winter activities


Travel with confidence 

When you choose an Inghams holiday, you can travel with confidence. We’re here to take the stress out of travelling. We’ve put extra measures in place for your peace of mind. We’ll help keep both you and your money safe.


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