Other great heli ski options are in the wilds of the Caucasus and Kamchatka in Russia.
More information on heli skiing and cat skiing in Europe is coming soon.
Bonneval, Valfrejus and the newly created Sybelles are but a few.
Spending the night in an Italian mountain rifugio or an Austrian guesthouse dating from the 1500s add layers to European ski holidays that make it unforgettable.
Once you ski Europe, you will definitely be back for more.
The world's largest lift and ticket interlinked ski area is in France - the 3 Vallees (it is actually 4 with Orelle added in! Some of the best extreme terrain can be found in Chamonix with Europe’s highest peak, Mont Blanc.
This French ski resort is on steroids and it attracts hard-core skiers in particular, but has diverse terrain to provide a great experience for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.
There are fabulous train journeys that go direct to incredible ski resorts, some even have a gondola ski lift at the train platform (Kronplatz in Italy). The number of ski resorts in Europe is massive, easily exceeding 1000.