Crans-Montana One of The Top 5 Ski Destinations in Europe

Crans-Montana One of The Top 5 Ski Destinations in Europe

Crans-Montana One of The Top 5 Ski Destinations in Europe

Crans-Montana One of The Top 5 Ski Destinations in Europe

Crans-Montana, the sunny ski region located above the Rhone Valley has just been named the fifth best ski destination in Europe for 2019 by “European Best Destinations”. In fact Crans-Montana was the top Swiss Ski Resort in the survey. Around 125,000 people from 103 countries participated in the poll to find the best ski resorts in Europe. In total 16 ski resorts in Europe were nominated and approximately 125,000 people took part in the survey. Crans-Montana achieved fifth place overall.

Crans-Montana One of The Top 5 Ski Destinations in Europe

The award is extremely important for Crans-Montana and reflects the quality and versatility of this unique ski holiday destination. In fact this year also marks the 125th anniversary of Crans-Montana as a holiday destination – so it’s a double celebration for the resort.

Crans-Montana One of The Top 5 Ski Destinations in Europe

Crans-Montana offers over 140 kilometres of ski slopes, as well as countless other opportunities for Winter sports, living up to its claim: “Crans-Montana Absolutely – nature, sport, culture and Carpe Diem”. Alp d’Huez achieved first place in the polls, followed by Livigno, Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental and Kitzbühel.

Crans-Montana One of The Top 5 Ski Destinations in Europe

The first hotel opened in Crans-Montana in 1893 and this small farming village located on a high plateau above Sion with breathtaking views from the Matterhorn to the Mont Blanc and the Rhône valley deep below, soon became established as a  prominent Winter Sports Centre in Switzerland. This year’s Winter Season opened on 7th December 2018.

Crans-Montana One of The Top 5 Ski Destinations in Europe

Find out more about European Best Destinations survey here.

For more information on Crans-Montana check the website here.

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Photos courtesy of Crans-Montana Tourism

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