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This winter's hottest private jet destinations and ski resorts, recommended by Europair

01/12/2016
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Are you looking forward to your next winter break in the snow and still need some inspiration? Europair recommends below some of Europe’s hottest private jet destinations for this winter.

Enjoy a hassle-free private jet flight, allowing you to fly directly to the airport closest to your final destination and conveniently carry your skiing equipment with you. You will save time and avoid long queues, getting there earlier and with more time for the outdoors.

Europair assists you in the organisation of your bespoke private flight and takes care of all the details so that you may enjoy a really unforgettable winter break. If you wish, we can also help out with the organisation of airport transfers, so that you may get directly to the ski resort of your choice.

St. Moritz Ski Resort, Switzerland

St Moritz_noticiaSt. Moritz is one of Europe’s most famous and glamourous resorts situated 1,856 metres above the sea level, in the heart of the estern Swiss Alps. For many years, it has been extremely popular among the European high society and the international “jet set”. Nowadays, it is the number one Alpine holiday destination with excellent snow conditions and exceptional leisure and cultural facilities, exclusive shopping opportunities, and events on a world stage. Having hosted the Winter Olypmics on two occasions, the alpine village offers tremendous skiing and snowboarding as well as off-piste activities such as snow polo, ice cricket and the famous Cresta run. Visitors can also look forward to internationally renowned first-class hotels, award-winning restaurants and vibrant nightlife. The atmosphere is distinctly cosmopolitan and the legendary St. Moritz sun shines on average for 322 days of the year.

The resort is about 10 minutes drive from Samedan Engadin airport (SMV). Alternatively, you can also fly by private jet to the international airport Zurich (ZRH) that is about 160 km from St. Moritz.

Courchevel Ski Resort, France

Courchevel_newsFrom its off-piste adventures to its glitzy slopeside bars and Michelin-starred restaurants, the French ski resort Courchevel is one of the most glamorous in the world. Named the “St. Tropez of winter sports”, it attracts a select clientele of VIPs, celebrities and royal families. Situated in the heart of the French Alps, Courchevel is at one end of the world's largest lift-linked ski area, the Trois Vallées, which has 600km of pistes and over 170 lifts. It is part of 4 villages that are differentiated by their altitude and the main town itself is at 1,747m. The resort has excellent snow conditions, and there is terrain to suit everyone from beginner to expert. No other ski resort has as many Michelin-starred restaurants and, in addition to this, Courchevel has a vibrant après-ski culture and nightlife.

The nearest airport for private flights to Courchevel is Chambery (CMF), only one hour away by car. You may also fly by private jet to Grenoble (GNB), Lyon (LYS) or Geneve (GVA).

Lech Ski Resort, Austria

Lech_noticiaLocated in the western Austrian Alps, Lech is a fair sized, prestigious and picturesque Alpine village with a largely intermediate piste network. For luxury ski holidays, hotels are the main accommodation type available and there are some truly excellent ones to choose from. Linked to St Anton and Zurs in the Arlberg ski area, it is Austria's answer to glitz and glamour and an excellent choice for family luxury ski holidays. The resort boasts some breath taking views, best enjoyed from the terrace of one of Lech’s many excellent mountain restaurants.There is also a lively après ski scene but few independent restaurants or shops.

Located one hour and a half awary bay car, Innsbruck international airport (INN) is the best option for private flights to Lech.

Cortina d’Ampezzo Ski Resort, Italy

Cortina_noticiaCharter a private jet to Venice to get to one of Italy’s most fashionable resorts, Cortina d’Ampezzo ski resort. Located in the Veneto region, just two hours from Venice, it offers Italian-style winter sports, with excellent food, plenty of socialising and great skiing. It is part of the Dolomiti Superski Area with more than 978 km of downhill skiing and 669 individual pistes. Famous for its fashion, art and design events and parties, Cortina is also a favourite place for Italian celebrities and famous people.

The nearest airport for private flights to Cortina d’Ampezzo is Venice Tesser (VCE), also known as Marc Polo airport, that is only 2 hours away by car.

Baqueira Beret Ski Resort, Spain

Baqueria_newsLocated in the province of Lleida, in the Catalan Pyrenees, Baqueira Beret is today one of the largest ski and most popular ski resorts in Spain. It offers 155 km of magnificient ski slopes, excellent hotels and holiday apartments as well as fun activities and aprés-ski. In addition, Baqueira offers several kids clubs and ski schools catering for all levels making it, without a doubt, one of the best family ski resorts.

You can reach Baqueira by flying to Lourdes (LDE), within 2 hours of driving distance, or Toulouse (TLS), within 2 and a half hours of driving distance from the resort. Another option is the airport Seu d’Urgell, although it is suitable only for small aircraft.

Europair’s team wishes you a fantastic time on the slopes!