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Top 10 early season ski resorts in Europe

This is our pick of the most reliable European resorts for a pre-Christmas break. In no particular order… 1. Val d’Isère/Tignes, France With slope heights ranging from 1850 to 2100 meters above sea level, Val d’Isère and Tignes have perpetually been rated as few of the best ski resorts in the Alps for an early break. Even if it hasn’t snowed, each resort has its own glacier, so some action is certainly guaranteed during this part of the year too.