Family skiing in Les Deux Alpes, France
© Tourist Office of Les 2 Alpes
Family skiing in Les Deux Alpes, France

Reviews of skiing and winter family holidays

From skiing and snowboarding at some of Europe and North America's top child-friendly resorts to meeting Santa and driving a team of reindeer through a forest in his homeland, there can be few things more magical or memorable than snowy family holidays. Our expert writers have done the groundwork to bring you reviews that will help you find the right holiday for you, whether you need guidance on childcare, tuition, kit-hire, keeping to a budget, airport transfers or simply the best places to eat with kids.

Reasons to Book your Family Ski Holiday with Pierre & Vacances

Rhone Alpes, Haute Savoie, Flaine, Savoie, Arc 1950, Méribel
Our partner Pierre & Vacances can take all the hassle out of organising your ski holiday with its self-catering residences, including premium options with spas.

Reasons to Book a Sunday–Sunday Ski Holiday – and Where To Do It

Andorra, France, Hautes Alpes, Serre Chevalier, Rhone Alpes, Haute Savoie, Avoriaz, Savoie, Courchevel, La Plagne, Méribel, Tignes, Val Thorens, Trois Vallees
Why and how to avoid Saturday arrivals and departures on your next ski trip.

Best Winter Sports Luxury Family Holidays

Our careful choice of the best winter sports luxury family holidays for the family.

Best Winter Sports Resorts for under-5s

The best winter sports holidays for families with very young kids, hand tailored by us, for you.

Best Ski Holidays with Babies, Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers

Enjoy our selection of ski holidays for kids younger than 5

Best Ski Holidays with young Children

Explore our favourite family ski holidays for families with young children.

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Best Winter Sports Holidays for Families with Teens

Browse our selection of the best winter sports holidays for families with teens.

A Foodie Family Ski Holiday in La Plagne and Les Arcs, French Alps

Europe, France, Rhone Alpes, Savoie, Arc 1950, La Plagne
Catherine and family check out the exciting child-friendly dining options in the Paradiski region.

17 Sensational Self-Catering Properties for Family Holidays in France

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Brittany, Languedoc-Roussillon, Normandy, Picardy, Poitou Charentes, Provence–Alpes–Côte d'Azur, Rhone Alpes, Haute Savoie, Avoriaz, Flaine
From luxurious villas to rustic gîtes – our hot picks for self-catering holidays with kids across the Channel.

Great Places to Celebrate the New Year with Kids

Africa & Middle East, UAE, Dubai, Europe, Austria, Vienna, Denmark, France, Paris, Rhone Alpes, Iceland, North America, USA, New York, United Kingdom, England, London
Rhonda checks out the best New Year events for families around the globe.

A Family Ski Holiday in the Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski Area, French Alps

France, Rhone Alpes, Isere, Alpe d'Huez
Rhonda discovers a charming, peaceful and good-value spot for skiing with kids.

5 Great Ideas for Christmas Family Holidays or Breaks

Caribbean, Turks and Caicos, Europe, Salzburg, Brussels, Denmark, Paris, Rhone Alpes, Lapland, New York, Cornwall, London
Inspiration for taking the kids away for the festive season, whether to visit Santa, hit the ski slopes or bask in the sunshine.

Unusual Places to Stay in Europe with Kids

Europe, Austria, Finland, France, Paris, Pas de Calais, Ireland, Italy, Sicily, Lapland, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Norway, Romania, Spain, Sweden
Rhonda seeks out the quirkiest places to give your kids a Continental holiday they’ll never forget.

12 Ways to Save Money on a Family Ski Holiday

Andorra, Rhone Alpes, Savoie, La Plagne, Italy, Andalucia
We look at ways of making skiing with kids more affordable.

A Family Ski Holiday in Saint-Sorlin-d’Arves, French Alps

France, Rhone Alpes, Savoie
Rhonda finds a great-value, child-friendly and very French resort with a short transfer time.

Top 10 Places to Meet Santa Around the World

Melbourne, Finland, Paris, Lapland, Sweden, New York, Birmingham, Berkshire, London, Yorkshire
We take a tour around the globe in search of the best places to meet Father Christmas.

An All-Beginners Family Ski Holiday in Tignes, French Alps

France, Rhone Alpes, Savoie, Tignes
Rhonda looks at ways to make sure your first family ski holiday is one to remember for all the right reasons.

Amazing Places to Take the Kids at Christmas

Africa & Middle East, Dubai, Caribbean, Jamaica, Europe, Austria, Vienna, France, Ile de France, Paris, Ardeche, Lapland, Norway, Canaries, Tenerife, North America, USA, Florida, Orlando, New York, New York, United Kingdom, England, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, London, Wales, Pembrokeshire
Great ideas for festive family holidays or breaks, whether you head to the beach, the ski slopes or the snowy wilds, or to a sparkling city.

Family Skiing on a Budget in La Plagne at February Half-Term

France, Rhone Alpes, Savoie, La Plagne
Natasha shares her tips for taking the family skiing in the French Alps at the most expensive time of year.

An Easter Ski Holiday in La Plagne, France

France, Rhone Alpes, Savoie, La Plagne
A mother and daughter late-season ski trip in the French Alps.

A Christmas Family City Break in Copenhagen, Denmark

Rhonda and family come over all festive in the Danish capital.

A Family Ski Holiday in Les Deux Alpes, French Alps

Rhone Alpes, Isere, Les Deux Alpes
A father’s and son’s takes on a ski trip to the French Alps.

An Easter Family Ski Holiday in Tignes, French Alps

France, Rhone Alpes, Savoie, Tignes
Eleven-year-old Patrick Cook assesses a boys-only ski holiday in the French Alps.

A Family Ski Holiday in the Dolomites, Italy

Italy, Val Gardena
Nick and family loop the loop on the beautiful and family-friendly Sella Ronda.

8 Reasons to Take the Kids to New York this Christmas

New York
Georgina shares her tips for making the most of the Big Apple in all its festive finery.

Top 5 East European Ski Resorts for Families

Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia
Keeping costs down with a family ski trip in Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia or Slovenia.