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Winter is here, and taking some time off to enjoy a fun vacation with family and friends sounds great. The right type of vacation for the season is going skiing.

Where should you go for your winter vacation? Europe has a lot of stunning resorts, making it hard to choose only one. Booking sites, like Erna Low, offer much information about each and every resort and help you book the perfect winter vacations. Below you find six popular ski resorts in Europe.

Resort 1: Pas de la Casa, Andorra

Close to the border with France, Pas de la Case in Andorra is a ski resort perfect for both amateurs and experienced skiers. Besides skiing, travelers can go for husky dog sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating and snowboarding. Once you get tired from all the winter sports, you can visit affordable restaurants and café shops in order to enjoy every minute there.

Resort 2: Obertauern, Austria

Obertauern is the perfect ski resort for families. There are pistes for skiers of all abilities, beginner, intermediate and advanced. Starting with a couple of easier runs in order to get the hang of it and then using one of the 31 lifts to be transported to more challenging pistes help family members stick together throughout their skiing sessions.

Resort 3: Alpe d’Huez, France

Although families and beginner skiers can have fun in the resort, Alpe d’Huez is a paradise for intermediate and advanced skiers. There are many slopes rated as red and black, meaning that they are demanding and difficult because the ground is bumpy or narrow, and only confident and experienced skiers are allowed there. There are several villages around the resort which provide many options to go out and have fun.

Resort 4: Tignes, France

One more resort in France that is worth visiting is Tignes. It is pretty high in the Alps and this is why there is usually snow there all year round. No matter your ski abilities, there are enough slopes for you to enjoy. The resort is close to five villages, which you can easily explore thanks to the regular shuttle buses, and there are accommodation options either you travel alone, with friends or with your whole family.

Resort 5: Bardonecchia, Italy

If you want to combine a typical touristy vacation with skiing experience, Bardonecchia is the place to go. Bardonecchia is a small Italian village with excellent bars and restaurants in its centre and the resort near it. If you have no or little skiing experience, the ski areas there are perfect for you.

Resort 6: Saas-Fee, Switzerland

Saas-Fee, or The Pearl of the Alps, is a village which combines elements of a traditional farming community and modern facilities. You will find both nursery and tough red slopes to satisfy all kinds of skiers. What makes Saas-Fee stand out compared to other skiing areas in Switzerland is that even if you visit it in summer, there will be enough snow for you to go skiing.