• 10 of the best small and affordable ski resorts in Europe: readers' travel tips

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Less-obvious locations in eastern Europe offer great-value, though our readers reveal bargains in quiet ski resorts in the Alps, too Just 2½ hours from Milan Malpensa, passing Lake Como, Madesimo has varied and extensive skiing with 60km of uncrowded pistes between 1,550 and 2,880 metres. Highlights are the pisted and off-piste runs of the Val di Lei, and Canalone and Camosci expert off-piste itineraries. Lunches on-mountain cost €20 with wine. Apres ski is quintessentially Italian, with complimentary aperitivo snacks ranging from crisps to antipasti and tartlets. Our favourite was Le...
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