Ski Tours

PRATO NEVOSO SKI TRIP FOR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS – 17th – 20th March 2016

Why not treat the family to an Easter trip to one of Italy’s hidden gems, Prato Nevoso forms part of the Mondolé ski area and is ideal for school groups. The lift system provides easy links to the three ski areas of Prato Nevoso, Artesina and Frabosa Soprana – which combine to offer 106km of brilliant skiing – while the pistes are perfectly suited to beginners and intermediates, offering excellent progression and variation. The resort is small and compact, with friendly locals and terrific scenery. Bring friends and family and meet up with our group of 85 skiers from last year in Andorra


A ski tour is a fantastic and fun way to bring together your students or a group of friends. We offer a number of exciting and varied destinations in Europe and America which cater to all levels of ski ability. We have resorts which would be specifically suitable for beginner groups, as well as more challenging options. Our team have years of experience in organising safe and successful ski trips for schools and adults alike.

 

Our standard ski package would include:

  • 6 nights bed, breakfast and evening meal accommodation.
  • Coach transfers on arrival and departure
  • 5 days ski lessons (2 or 4 hours)
  • 5 days ski hire (ski’s, boots, poles)
  • 5 day ski pass
  • 5 days helmet hire
  • Fully comprehensive ski insurance
  • 1 free leader place with every 10 students

Lavarone, Italy

The attractive resort of Lavarone is one of our most popular resorts. The hotels are perfect for student groups and are situated in different villages, all easily accessible to the slopes. It caters very well for all abilities, especially beginners and is an ideal choice for a first ski trip.

  • Altitude: 1180 – 1600 metres
  • Ski lifts: 15
  • Slopes: 19 blue, 3 red, 1 black
  • Longest run: 3.5km
  • Total km of slopes: 30
  • Snowmaking: Yes

 

Folgaria, Italy

Folgaria is a very well-established resort, located in the Trentino Dolomites. It offers a bigger variety of slopes than Lavarone and the skiing areas are dotted around numerous small villages. Folgaria is a bustling and typically Italian resort, where beginners are well catered for and intermediate and advanced skiers will be faced with an excellent choice of slopes

  • Altitude: 1280 – 2000 metres
  • Ski lifts: 22
  • Slopes: 23 blue/green, 20 red, 5 black
  • Longest run: 2.6km
  • Total km of slopes: 74
  • Snowmaking: Yes

 

Tarvisio, Italy

Located near the border with Austria and Slovenia, Tarvisio is an ideal resort for student groups willing to get well acquainted with the snow. It is also well-known for its market, shops and hospitality. The ski area is in a very fortunate position with its wonderful panorama of the Julian Alps. Tarvisio is also one of the coldest and snowiest areas of the Alps!

  • Altitude: 800 – 1800 metres
  • Ski lifts: 12
  • Slopes: 7 blue, 8 red, 4 black
  • Longest run: 4km
  • Total km of slopes: 35
  • Snowmaking: Yes

Prato Nevoso, Italy

Prato Nevoso is one of Piedmont’s most advanced ski resorts. The terrain ranges from gentle nursery slopes to more challenging, well maintained slopes so you can be sure to find the ideal terrain for your groups level of skiing. You will have access to the Mondolè ski area which combines Prato Nevoso, Artesina and Fabrosa Soprana.

  • Altitude: 1496 – 2029 metres
  • Ski lifts: 31
  • Slopes: 22 blue, 23 red, 4 black
  • Longest run: 4km
  • Total km of slopes: 3130
  • Snowmaking: Yes

 

Grandvalira, Andorra

Grandvalira is comprised of the ski resorts of Pas de la Casa-Grau Roig and Soldeu-El Tarter, which are completely connected. It is the largest ski resort in the Pyrenees and one of the biggest in Europe. A great choice for skiers and snowboarders of all levels.

  • Altitude: 1710 – 2640 metres
  • Ski lifts: 59
  • Slopes: 21 green,  42 blue,  30 red,  25 black
  • Longest run: 6km
  • Total km of slopes: 210
  • Snowmaking: Yes

 

Sierra Nevada, Spain

Although Sierra Nevada is perhaps the sunniest ski resort in Europe, it boasts exceptional snow cover from November to mid-April/May with large and attractive ski terrains. It stands out for having clean, wide, obstacle-free slopes, suitable for all levels, which are groomed daily and it has the greatest skiable vertical drop!

  • Altitude: 2100 – 3300 metres
  • Ski lifts: 22
  • Slopes: 17 green, 40 blue, 52 red, 7 black
  • Longest run: 6km
  • Total km of slopes: 105
  • Snowmaking: Yes

 

Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire, USA

Cannon Mountain, in New Hampshire’s spectacular Franconia Notch State Park, offers some of the most exciting skiing in the east. The mountain offers some challenging trails and glades, although two thirds of Cannon’s terrain is rated beginner and intermediate.

  • Altitude: 610 – 1280 metres
  • Ski lifts: 10
  • Slopes: 15 beginner, 34 intermediate, 23 expert
  • Longest run: 2.3 miles
  • Skiable terrain: 178 acres
  • Snowmaking: Yes

 

Villach, Austria

Our groups ski in the area of Gerlitzen which is best suited to intermediate skiers and snowboarders, although there are some excellent wide slopes for beginners. Breath-taking views and exceptionally well groomed slopes are offered in this resort, as well as being famous for the fabulous thermal spas which can be a perfect après ski option!

  • Altitude: 1500 – 1911 metres
  • Ski lifts: 15
  • Slopes: 3 blue, 14 red, 4 black
  • Longest run: 6km
  • Total km of slopes: 60
  • Snowmaking: Yes

Salzkammergut, Austria

Our groups mainly ski in Gosau, a charming rustic village, which is the largest ski area in Dachstein West. Softly curved ski runs are great for beginners, however Gosau is in particular good for intermediate skiers. It is also great for snowboarders to learn and improve new skills.

  • DACHSTEIN WEST
    (GOSAU)
  • Altitude:780 – 2100 metres
  • Ski lifts: 10
  • Slopes: 15 blue, 15 red, 1 black
  • Longest run: 5km
  • Total km of slopes: 50
  • Snowmaking: Yes, lower levels

 

Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany

Follow in Olympian contender’s footsteps… Garmisch Partenkirchen is Germany’s undisputed ‘Winter Sports Capital’, located only a short distance from the Austrian border. The Garmisch- Classic ski area interlinks the three mountains of Alpspitze, Kreuzeck and Hausberg offering a diverse ski area to suit all.

  • Altitude: 700 – 2050 metres
  • Ski lifts: 20
  • Slopes: 7 blue, 9 red, 2 black
  • Longest run: 4,5km
  • Total km of slopes: 40
  • Snowmaking: Yes – 25%

 

Pec Pod Snezkou, Czech Republic

One of the biggest and most popular resorts in the Czech Republic, Pec Pod benefits from good snow conditions for 5-6 months of the year and has plenty to entertain beginner and intermediate skiers. Small ski tuition groups are an advantage here.

  • Altitude: 830 – 1215 metres
  • Ski lifts: 11
  • Slopes: 3 blue, 8 red, 1 black
  • Longest run: 1.5km
  • Total km of slopes: 10.4
  • Snowmaking: 50%

Please Note:

  • A selection of apres ski options, suitable to all groups, are available in each of our resorts.
  • A daily packed lunch or hot lunch on the slopes is available in all resorts for a supplement. (Please note that some of our packages already include a daily lunch).
  • You can opt to stay for more or less nights.
  • Perhaps combine your ski tour with a city break.
  • We only use scheduled flights to allow flexibility for your outbound and return dates.