The Best Ski Resorts for Children
A family skiing holiday is one of the most pleasurable experiences of the winter season and what better way than to pack ski suits, ski, snowboards and jet off to the wonders of a family friendly ski resort for breath taking scenery, fresh mountain air and oodles of exercise to tire the children out. Austria Filzmoos This offers excellent facilities for mixed age families with a snowboarding school and family welcoming hotels. There is plenty here to entertain teenagers with friendly bars and ski schools for the younger ones with competitions for children to participate in. Oberau A quiet resort in the Tyrol, this ski resort is ideal for families with young children. Not bustling with bars and restuarants, but with lovely slopes for viewing taking in the secenery and ideal if you would like to ski as family. Switzerland Zermatt This resort is car free. With a special children's area called 'Wolli' purpose built for children, it is ideal for parking young children for an afternoon of snow activities. Not without it's slopes for the grown ups, perfect for a family holiday in this mountainous, beautiful resort. France Aussois With ski schools from the age of three, this resort has many benefits for families. Situated at the bottom of the slopes, the entrance and exit to the slopes is right by the ski school, so you can drop your little ones off before heading off to the slopes and pick them up when finished and head to your chalet for some hot chocolate. Aptly priced for those on a strict budget, you will not be disappointed and the children will be entertained for hours. Morillon With North facing slopes, which means long lasting snow and a ski school for your little ones, this resort is worth its weight in gold. Child safety is paramount here and you can ski to your hearts content knowing your little ones are having just as much fun. Italy Livigno This is a remote resort but one of the cheapest due to having a duty free status, a rarity in Europe. This resort offers snowboarding for the teenagers and is affordable for them to enjoy plenty of activity without breaking the bank. With self-catering apartments at reasonable prices, this resort ensures your children will have plenty of snow activity. Passo Tonale This resort without a doubt, is best suited to families with beginners and intermediate slopes and with year round skiing, a good option for ensuring the best prices out of the ski season. Whatever you decide, there is an abundance of choice when it comes to skiing with your children.