Nassfeld skiing

Nassfeld is known for its mix of excellent ski schools, good intermediate runs and family activities. It also gets over 100 days on sunshine in winter, so count yourself in for bluebird days. The town sits in the Carinthia region of southern Austria, just over the border from Italy – so the restaurants here serve up favourites from both countries, like local cheeses, fresh pizza and sweet kaiserschmarrn. All of the hotels are really close to the slopes too, so you can be on the…Continue Reading “A QUICK GUIDE TO NASSFELD”

Canadienne catered ski chalet in Val d'Isere, France

Staying in a chalet is your chance to relax – and with welcoming vibes, great company and delicious food made by your Crystal chalet hosts, you’ll soon feel right at home. What’s included in a catered chalet holiday? Crystal chalet holidays are all about sitting back, socialising and savouring all the special moments of a ski holiday. Whether you’re booking out a whole chalet for your family or friends, or sharing with like-minded snow seekers, you’re sure to make plenty of mountain memories. Relax in…Continue Reading “OUR TOP CATERED SKI CHALETS”

Bluebird days, late season deals and no peak crowds – March can be one of the best times of the season to head to the mountains. Here are some of our favourite resorts where you can ski in spring. Val d’Isère, France Shared with neighbouring Tignes, the Espace Killy ski area has runs way up at 3,500m – where the snow is still in tip-top condition come March. Have some fun on the cruisy blues and gentle reds of the Bellevarde and La Daille sectors….Continue Reading “TOP 6 RESORTS FOR SKIING IN MARCH”

Think festivals are just a summer thing? Think again. In winter, the parties head to the piste, and ski resorts come alive with music and comedy. Check out some of our favourite on-mountain events. Rave on Snow:Saalbach and Hinterglemm, Austria 3 days in December Electronic music has been taking over the Austrian Alps since 1993 – growing from a gathering of 50 mates to one of the highlights of Saalbach’s winter season. There are 13 venues to fit in to three days, from open-air stages…Continue Reading “TOP 7 WINTER FESTIVALS IN EUROPE”

There’s nothing like brisk mountain air to wake you up and get you going for a day’s skiing But whether it’s a bluebird day or -20°C , it’s never too cold to ski. 6 top tips for keeping cosy 1. Wrap up warm We’re talking all the layers – thermal base layers, jumpers and hats along with your waterproof ski jacket and salopettes. Get the right gear and you’ll be toasty all day. Have a read of our ultimate guide on what to wear when…Continue Reading “WHEN IS IT TOO COLD TO SKI?”