Best ski resorts for intermediates
We have selected some of the best ski resorts designed with intermediate level skiers in mind. Offering the perfect range of the familiarity and ease of greens and blues to build build your confidence, plenty of red runs to give you time to enhance your skills and the odd black when you feel like pushing your ability limits and hoping to go from intermediate to advanced.
Intermediate ski resorts
With modern chairlifts, plenty of wide cruise-ing slopes and the some more challenging ones at higher altitude, Morzine is a great resort for intermediate skiers. The resort itself isn't too big, so it's easy to make you're way around and there are free shuttle buses throughout the town. There are plenty of places to eat and drink, all centered around the towns square.
This resort offers high-altitude and snow-sure ski runs, perfect for intermediate skiers that are keen to make the most of everyday, perfecting their downhill turns. Good intermediate skiers can enjoy the well-known White Ring Circuit that links Lech to Zurs resort. The town itself is intermate and popular for it's ice bars and champagne offerings.
La Thuile, Italy
For intermediate skiers, this resort is in the ideal location as it is part of the Aosta Valley, for days you want to push your skills and also linked with the beginners favourite resort, La Rosiere. La Thuile offers a good value for money resort with a relaxed Italian environment.
Ideal for intermediates, with 6 skiing areas included in the resort lift pass, meaning a huge variety of runs. This high-altitude resorts has a great mixture of local runs as well, based around the bustling town centre, from which you can take in the surrounding mountain views over a local drink.
Largest ski resorts for intermediates
The largest ski areas in Europe that best accommodate intermediate skiers, offering the best range of slopes so that you can ski at ease or test your skills.
|Ski area||Country||Avg Terrain||Ski resort|
|Portes du Soleil||France||650km||Morzine|
|Aosta Valley||Italy||320km||La Thuile|
Intermediate skiers - standout stays
Ideal for groups. These self-catering apartments are the perfect mix of holiday feel and home like features. With the free use of Hotel Champs Fleuris pool and spa, as well as half-board basis options. These apartments are virtually ski-in ski-out and opposite the Pleney gondola. The apartments are central to the resort centre, so close to bars and restaurants.
Perfect for couples. This cosy, refined lodge with high-quality service and 5 star spa facilities is a dream for relaxing after a busy days skiing. The rooms here are all deluxe and have the finest attention to detail. Providing a free shuttle bus to the ski lifts and back throughout the day, this quality hotel certainly provides a week of luxury.
Good for solo skiers. An all round great place to stay while in Davos. With a reputation for good service, appetising food and well decorated bedrooms, this hotel is only a minute from the town centre. It has welcoming and social areas, plus a bar and daily complimentary tea and cake servings.
Good for families. This exclusive hotel is family run and therefore welcomes families to stay. With their unique room offerings, from twins with a sofa bed to superior suites, it can suit most family needs (they can also provide baby monitors on request). Just 2 minutes from the town centre and lifts, but far enough so the towns evenings noise doesn't reach you.
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