With ski resorts always filling up quickly, it’s never too early to plan your winter getaway. Embrace the snow and cold weather and head to the mountains for winter’s favorite sport – skiing! See our top 5 destinations to experience snow and ski which are sure to deliver the ultimate winter getaway.
If you’re looking to take the kids to a fun winter destination, then look no further than Trysil. As Norway’s largest ski resort, there is no shortage when it comes to winter activities. In fact, Radisson Blu Resort, Trysil has 75km of prepared slopes, divided into 4 designated ski areas. And with 68 slopes and 30 lifts, what else could you ask for? Indoor activities? They have that covered too with 4 indoor pools for the kiddies to splash around in.
For the 4th consecutive year, the Radisson Blu Resort, Trysil has won the award for “Norway’s Best Ski Hotel” by World Ski Awards 2019. Make this year the year you go on that dream ski holiday in Norway!
If you’re looking for a cosier setting, then head to Radisson Blu Mountain Resort & Residences, Trysil, where you can feel at home by staying in any of the apartments available and still enjoy the services of a hotel. After a day of winter sports, relax and unwind at the Kulpen Spa and choose from a variety of treatments dedicated to rejuvenating your body and mind.
The capital of Ukraine is a dreamy destination to visit this winter. It's beautiful winter markets, food stalls, art exhibitions and close proximity of just about 90 minutes to ski destinations such as Bukovel allow you to be located in the city while have the ability to seek an adrenaline rush in the mountains. Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv City Centre and Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv Podil City Centre are both ideally located withy close proximity to the Golden Gate and the National Opera of Ukraine.,
With 60km of modern ski slopes, Bukovel is the first European style ski resort in Ukraine just 90 minutes away from Kyiv. You can choose everything from skiing to snowboarding, dog sledding, snowmobiling and even snow-tubing, finding everything needed for the perfect day trip
If you’re looking to explore a new Swiss ski slope everyday without the hassle of packing and moving about, Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport is the perfect base for you. You can have access to over 10 ski slopes near Zurich with a travel time of less than 90 minutes! Additionally, the city center of Zurich is just a comfortable 12 minute train ride away where you can enjoy Christmas Markets, feast on some delicious food, visit the main shopping centers and more.
One of the premier ski mountains in Russia, Rosa Khutor in Sochi attracts ski enthusiasts from all over the world. With a typical ski season running for 140 to 180 days in the year, you are guaranteed a successful ski trip here. Snowboarders, worry not! Even though the Rosa Khutor ski station is best known for skiing, staying at the Radisson Hotel, Rosa Khutor gives you access to snowboarding and even ice-skating facilities. So, what are you waiting for? Head to Rosa Khutor to breathe in the crisp mountain air and enviably long ski season!
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If you’re looking to enjoy a winter vacation that might be a bit different from a European ski break, then you’ll want to check out Kayseri. Nestled in the center of Turkey and home to Mount Erciyes, the country’s second highest mountain is a winter sports paradise. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Kayseri located in the center of the city conveniently places you in a spot where you can tour the city’s Old Town and still get your fair share of winter sports. In just a 25-minute car ride you will arrive at the Erciyes Ski Resort for exhilarating 200km ski runs atop an extinct volcano! After an adventurous day up in the slopes, head to the hotel’s Roof Lounge and end the night enjoying a refreshing cocktail with views over the mountain.
No matter which destination you pick as your winter getaway this year, you are sure to have a memorable time in the snow surrounded by some of the world’s most beautiful scenery!