Why You Should Ski Europe In January
By Everett Potter
For Americans who’ve been waiting to go back to Europe to ski, the winter of 2022 is shaping up to be the perfect time. The month of January has long been the sweet spot for such a vacation. The holidays and holiday crowds are gone, and it’s at least a month before the European school vacations begin, bringing lots of families to the slopes. Bookings for European skiing vacations in January are picking up, says Chips Lindenmeyr of Lindenmeyr Travel.
“A fair amount of people are going to Zermatt this year,” Lindenmeyr says. “Quite a lot, in fact. Seeing the Matterhorn is a big attraction. I’ve also got clients who have booked Kitzbuhel in January in order to see the Hahnenkamm Race.”
Lindenmeyr not only knows the fabled Swiss resort of Zermatt well and can get rooms during the Hahnenkamm, the most prestigious and exciting FIS Alpine Ski World Cup race. She works with resorts in Italy and France as well, and may know more about organizing a European ski vacation than anyone else in the business … continue reading