Given the chance to try them out, most kids fall in love with skiing and/or snowboarding. And with careful planning, family skiing holidays really can last a lifetime because you’ll all want to keep going back for more. The bad news is that you’ll need to save your pennies if you want to ski every year!
The good news is that ski resorts are ever more child-friendly. Opinions obviously vary, but the following are generally considered by experts to be among the best family ski resorts in the world.
• Flaine, French Alps.
• Alpe d’Huez, French Alps.
• Avoriaz, French Alps.
• Sainte-Foy Tarentaise, French Alps.
• Obergurl, Austria.
• Lech, Austria
• Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Austria.
• Ylläs, Finland
• Whistler, Canada
• Tremblant, Canada
• Vail, USA
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Read on for our expert family ski holiday tips.