Everybody dreams of a White Christmas, the kind that celebrities are always endorsing. And ever since Posh and Becks spent Christmas 2004 skiing around in Sweden, itís suddenly de rigueur to want to take of on a Christmas Skiing Vacation. Though of course, most people take a reality check before dashing off to a Christmas skiing resort, after all arenít movie stars, and investment bankers the only people who can actually afford to splurge on luxuries like that. Well, fret not, thatís where we come in.
Having scrounged the Internet for Christmas skiing deals for which you donít have to sell your house, it will be safe to say where thereís a will thereís a way.
The Perfect White Christmas Skiing Package
The Ski Christmas Package for 7 nights in Hopfgarten is just perfect and a dream come true for all those budget travelers. First, a little about Hopfgarten, this small picturesque village on the snowcapped slopes of Austria is a marvel. It lies at the foot of one of Austriaís highest mountain peaks which gives it an air of solitary mystique. It has all the makings of a perfect Austrian Tyrol Ski resort; snowcapped mountains, cozy cabins, antique furniture and this entire aura of living in a different world and century altogether.
It has been quiet a popular Christmas Skiing resort for the budget traveler, particularly over the last 20 years or so. Ski Welt region, Hopfgarten and its neighboring villages have invested a whole deal in this ski resort. Incidentally, the above-mentioned regions are also the largest producers of artificial snowmaking machines in Europe. So if not anything else, you can be sure to find snow, lots of it and only the Ďbestí at Hopfgarten.
And if you are not exactly the Tiger Woods of the skiing world, donít worry. The hopfgarten Christmas skiing resort is perfect for beginners. No matter what level of skiing you are competent with, itís all good here. Thereís a comfortable, Christmassy environment. And this ought to really please you, the town has some reputation for its, shall we say, infamous nightlife. So after youíve had an amazing time dodging the slopes all day, it would be perfect to hit one of the clubs and bring on Christmas eve in style.
If, however you can afford it and are looking for more popular and luxurious Christmas Skiing resorts then you could hit Vail in Colorado, United States, Whistler/Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada, Kitzbuhel in Austria, Chamonix Mont-Blanc at France, Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy or Zermatt at Switzerland. All of the above are great Christmas skiing destinations.