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First of all, it sits at the heart of the world’s ultimate alpine skiing destination – the Swiss Alps. Home of more than a hundred mountains over 4 kilometers high, Switzerland is every skier’s paradise. As a matter of fact, it has already become synonymous to skiing whenever people talk about the magnificent alps and ski resorts around the country. Its many years of perfection provide the skiers and mountain climbers with the most state-of-the-art cable car services, luxury chalets, while preserving the beauty and charm of traditional countryside life and the refreshing view of lush alpine forest.

luxury-chalets Here are some of the places you shouldn’t miss when spending your luxury ski holidays in Switzerland:

1. Verbier. Situated in one of Matterhorn and Mont-Blanc’s 4 Valleys, this skiing destination in Valais is one of the biggest in terms of ski runs and is known for its exhilarating, steep, off-piste slopes. Night activities come alive with rounds of partying and merrymaking in ski resorts, bars, cafes, hotels, and luxury chalets Switzerland has in store for its most valued guests.

2. Saas-Fee. The old traditional village of Saas-Fee provides a perfect holiday experience with its gentle slopes, spectacular view of the peaks and glaciers, and rustic alpine lifestyle in its luxury ski chalets. One of the best ski resorts in Saas-Fee takes you to a 3,500-meter climb to the lift station, the highest in Europe. The easy ski runs give you a more leisurely descent while watching the romantic view of the village from 1,800 meters above.

3. Zermatt. Just below Matterhorn is one of Switzerland’s famous ski resorts with its old traditional cobblestone streets and horse-drawn sleighs. It has the widest range of high mountainous ski runs and pistes and gives the most complete skiing experience from the novice to the expert. This place is also known for having the finest world-class mountain restaurants and the majestic view of Matterhorn.

Aside from skiing, you’ll also experience the time-honored Swiss tradition through their revelries, gourmet delicacies such as the cheese fondue and raclette, and traditional luxury chalets Switzerland carefully preserved and refurbished. Its ski resorts are less crowded compared to other places in Europe, and are generally car-free which makes them very convenient for skiers and tourists who want the laid-back countryside environment during their luxury ski holidays. Don’t forget to bring along souvenir items such as watches an Swiss Army knife on your way back home.

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