Most Instagrammable Ski Resorts in the Alps
Fun fact: Instagram loves a ski resort!
Call us shallow, but it can’t be denied that everyone enjoys seeing the number of likes on their picture creeping up. Insider tip: never forget the hashtags.
Whether you fancy yourself an amateur photographer, or you want to combine your love of scenery with skiing, we’ve got you covered.
Here are the most Instagrammable ski resorts in the Alps.
One of France’s ski resort heavyweights, Courchevel has earnt its status. And no, this isn’t only because it’s part of the world’s largest linked ski area. But, this certainly helps.
Courchevel is home to views that could rival those found on a postcard. But, nobody sends postcards anymore – it’s all about Instagram.
Skiers and snowboarders are often criticised for having their phones out on the slopes too often. But, this is definitely allowed for Instagram purposes.
Staying in Courchevel this ski season? You’ll be spoilt for choice on which photo to send to your mum to convince her you haven’t spent the whole time at après-ski.
Alpbach is unheard of by many, even the keenest skiers among us. But, while its name may not carry the same weight as that of ‘Courchevel’, Alpbach is famous for its beautiful views.
It might not have the liveliest après-ski going, but it can make up for this by supplying you with plenty of Instagram likes.
There are no filters needed here! Unless you’re in the photo, of course.
Les Gets, France
Small resort – big photo opportunity.
The traditional chalet-style buildings and tree-lined slopes are the perfect ingredients for a good photo. You’ll be raking the likes in!
It’s also a fairly quiet resort, meaning your photo won’t be ruined by annoying crowds of skiers. Young skiers in particular tend to be eyesores. Nobody wants them on their Instagram.
Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
Cortina is known for being a fashionable resort. So, you’re sure to take more than a few great pictures here.
Cortina oozes Italian charm without really trying. Everywhere you look seems to be the perfect photo opportunity!
Fancy watching a beautiful sunset over the Dolomites with a cocktail in one hand and your phone in the other? Silly question, we already know the answer.
If you’re looking to become Insta-famous, you’ve got a great chance here.
Lech is known for its snow. In fact, it’s snow-sure almost all year round!
This is great news for dedicated Instagrammers. The snowier the better when we’re talking about likes! No one wants to see a photo of a worn-out ski resort at the end of its season.
So, for ‘winter wonderland’-esc photos, Lech is the place to be!
Another bonus? The sunsets are stunning too. Everyone loves a good sunset.
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Where to begin on the list of reasons to love Chamonix?
If the top-quality slopes and excellent off-piste wasn’t enough, Chamonix can also boast some amazing views.
With Mont Blanc on the horizon, you’re sure to take many snaps worthy of gracing your Instagram.
Stumbling home from après-ski? The town itself is also home to plenty of photo opportunities, although it’s likely you won’t notice. But, if you can find your phone, be sure to take a few snaps.
Looking for the perfect Alpine view? Look no further than Megeve.
You’ll be staring Mont Blanc in the face – who could resist taking a photo? Definitely not someone on a mission for Instagram likes.
Just to complete that perfect photo, Megeve is home to plenty of tree-lined runs. These are the perfect extra ingredient to take your picture to the next level.
Give your Instagram likes a boost with a little help from Wengen.
The gentle, calm pace of the resort is infectious! You’re sure to find plenty of friendly skiers willing to take a group photo for you.
Wengen has the perfect combination of stunning views mixed with traditional architecture.
We’re sure your keen eye for photography will be satisfied here.
Lucky enough to be spending your ski holiday in Zermatt?
Switzerland’s most popular ski resort won’t let you down in terms of photo opportunity.
The resort hasn’t gained this popularity for no reason!
It’s a very romantic resort, for anyone looking to humiliate themselves with a couple’s photo. Anything for the likes, right?
Not only that, but Zermatt is also home to views of ‘the world’s most photogenic mountain’.
So, if you’re looking for an Instagram-worthy resort, we reckon we’ve found it.
Despite being home to the Streif, the most dangerous downhill ski race, Kitzbühel has plenty of quieter areas for you to take that all-important photo.
In terms of picture-perfect, you can’t do much better than Kitzbühel.
If cobbled streets float your boat, you’ll find plenty of them here. Or, if you prefer a grander spectacle, (will a mountain do?) feel free to take pictures of the Hahnenkamm at your leisure. It’ll be hard to miss.
Saint Martin de Belleville, France
Saint Martin de Belleville is an unspoilt and quiet village, which is great news for Instagrammers.
While it’s not the top pick for lively après-ski, it’s the perfect choice for good photo opportunities. Is it weird to call a ski resort attractive? Well, if it is, never mind. Attractive describes Saint Martin de Belleville perfectly.
Here, you won’t need the latest camera technology, just the right angle and a good caption.
If you’re looking for peace and quiet, you’ll find it in Westendorf.
This calm atmosphere is also great news for your Instagram.
You’ll be greeted by an unspoilt landscape and plenty of opportunity to take a photo with just the open slopes behind you.
There won’t be too many people around to judge your selfies, either, which is something to be thankful for.
Tignes knows how to work the camera.
With snow cover to boast about and some great mountain views, you’re sure to be the envy of your followers.
This resort is a must-visit for anyone looking to become Insta-famous! Or, for anyone with more humble photography aspirations.
Part of the SkiWelt, Austria’s largest linked ski area, Ellmau has a lot on offer for keen skiers. But, what about for those who share a love of amateur photography?
Great news. Ellmau’s scenery is so pretty, it has even made it to the big screen. Many Austrian tv shows and movies are filmed here.
So, if it’s good enough to appeal to filmmakers, the scenery is sure to have something worthy for your Instagram.
If not, maybe you’re just a little too picky.
Val d’Isere, France
Val d’Isere gets a lot of time in the spotlight.
But, it steals all the attention for good reasons. Its good snow cover and varied pistes keep loyal skiers returning year after year.
More importantly than that, it’s also the perfect resort to take a good picture.
From snow-capped trees to stunning sunsets, you’ll find every photo opportunity available here! Your followers won’t know what’s hit them.
Saas Fee, Switzerland
It’s not the long ski seasons and reliable snow that make Saas Fee great. Though, these are impressive achievements.
What do we really like about Saas Fee? The picture-perfect views. This might sound vain, but we don’t really care.
It has a claim to fame by being the setting of Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’ music video. If this doesn’t make you fall in love with the resort, we don’t know what will.
To put it simply, Ischgl is beautiful.
There’s nothing Instagram loves more than a pretty ski resort! Apart from Kim Kardashian, of course.
When staying in Ischgl, you’ll be spoilt for choice on which photo to upload first.
Another reason to love the resort is the après-ski. The best photos are often taken while intoxicated, or so we’ve heard.
Les Menuires, France
In its early days, Les Menuires was an eyesore. But, since then, this caterpillar has emerged as a butterfly.
With snow-capped chalets and lovely sunset views, this resort is an ugly duckling no more.
This is great news for Instagram. The fact Les Menuires has blossomed from its troubled beginnings only adds to its appeal. Who doesn’t love an underdog?
With views of Mont Blanc, lively après-ski and plenty of fine dining experiences, Courmayeur is a dedicated Instagrammer’s dream. This is not an understatement!
While it might be tempting to take pictures of the delicious Italian cuisine at every opportunity, we ask that you refrain slightly. Save your snaps for the views.
Get ready for the notifications!
Morzine is more than just one of the most popular French ski resorts and an authentic Alpine town. While these facts are impressive, they’re not why we’re here.
No, Morzine is the perfect place for a keen Instagrammer to visit. It has plenty to offer skiers and photographers alike.
Instagram is a form of art, and Morzine certainly knows it. You’ll find all of your Instagram needs fulfilled here!
Before you become Insta-famous, you’ll need a cheap transfer to get you to the slopes. Luckily, we can find you the best quotes around. Find your low-cost transfer here!