La Thuile, Italy, is a great option for those looking for a quieter resort and at a price that’s less expensive than its French neighbours – but still gives access to their snow. La Thuile is linked to La Rosière in France, offering 82 different runs, mostly in the intermediate range, but with plenty to keep the experts happy. Beginners will love the fact there are plenty of blue runs up high (but options for getting down are limited – many take the gondola).
The views from the top are incredible. On some days it’s possible to see not only Mt Blanc to the north but Switzerland’s famous Matterhorn 60km away. Another plus is that most hotels are only a short walk away from the main lifts. Win.