Whether you’re a fan of skiing or snowboarding, finding the right powdery terrain is paramount. A combination of scenery, snow conditions and variety of slopes make certain hills stand above others. It doesn’t hurt to have a resort or town nearby to enhance the après ski life. Catering to a range of abilities, here are the 10 best ski destinations around the world both on and off the slopes.
10. Milan, Italy
You may be surprised to see Italy’s fashion capital starting off the list, but Milan is a great city for beginner skiers. Milan boasts ski resort towns like Como, Brusson and Lecco which are only a short drive from the city lines. When you’re done shopping in the Golden Quadrilateral, grab your snow gear and hit the slopes!