Christmas Crackers From Neilson Holidays

By Neilson Holidays, PRNE
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

BRIGHTON, England, October 26, 2011 -

With the UK experiencing heat-waves, rain and the intermittent threat of snow the question burning in the back of everyone’s mind is what on earth does the weather have in store for us this winter?

Neilson Holidays recommends seeking a bit of magic in the form of snow, snow and more snow this Christmas. Here are our top 3 ski holiday suggestions for you this winter:

1. Sweden - our ski chalet holidays in Sweden offer a great way to spend time in a rustic winter wonderland packed full of tradition, northern lights and a full range of winter activities!

Neilson recommends visiting Åre or Vemdalen, Sweden, for slopes to suit the absolute beginner to expert jibber! A ski holiday in Sweden delivers a relaxed, stylish experience for skier and boarder, family and single traveller. Surrounded by sweeping mountains, you’ll enjoy active days experiencing the thrill of winter sports from dog sledding to snowshoeing, zip lining and visiting frozen waterfalls before heading to your cosy snow-topped chalet for a three course meal, fresh cake and a warm fire!

Our Neilson Chalets in Åre and Vemdalen are wonderful rustic wood-built cabins near the slopes in which you get a true flavour of Sweden with fabulous traditional Scandinavian Christmas feasts prepared by your Neilson Chalet Host.

2. Italy - laid back style, great food and over 400km of piste!

Neilson recommends Sestrière, Italy, for a high altitude, super snowy, ski-until-your-legs-give-out, cosmopolitan-style ski break. With Olympic runs, night skiing and incredible restaurants and wine bars, this is the place for a truly energising experience!

Hotel Biancaneve, Sestrière, is the best place for a laid back Italian Christmas and is a good value-for-money choice for keen skiers and boarders alike.

3. France - one in three skiers from the UK head to France to sample the delights of the reliable snow of the French Alps.

Neilson recommends visiting Les Menuires, France, for access to the largest ski area in the world! With endless miles of piste, slopeside accommodation, snow quad-biking and 275 runs there’s something for everyone. Les Menuires has its own nursery slopes for beginners and families whilst the more experienced will enjoy exploring the fast links up the mountain into Val Thorens and onwards.

Hotel Menuire, Les Menuires, is an award-winning friendly resort, now with a new swimming pool and wellness area to work off the amazing menu they offer!

Please visit for more information on all our ski destinations.

For more information, please contact: Johanna Hatch, +44(0)1273-322-845, johanna.hatch at; Lucy Freeborn, +44(0)1273-322-849, lucy.freeborn at

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