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This ski resort has become the cheapest in Europe, it is only a few kilometers from France

A station à just a few kilometers from France, stands out in the latest ranking of the least expensive ski resorts in Europe.

A discreet but significant revolution took place this winter on European ski slopes. For those looking for &agrav; put on skis without melting their savings, the new star of winter 2023/24 is located much closer to France than in recent years. eacute;es. The Bulgarian resorts of Borovets and Bansko, long renowned for their excellent quality-price ratio, have thus been upgraded. dethroned by a historic station in the Alps.

The reason for this change ? A report on ski resorts publishedé by Post Office Travel Money which puts Bardonecchia at the top of the list for skiing. affordable price. With a modest increase of 1.4% in prices over the year compared to last year. 2023, Bardonecchia is now ahead of Borovets and Bansko. The secret of its success lies not only in its competitive prices but also in a wealth of history and culture, combined with modern infrastructure.

This gem nestled in in the mountains of Piémont, & only 96 km from Turin and à a stone's throw from the French border. Bardonecchia has always been an expert. a popular destination, with a ski tradition dating back more than a century and having earned its place in the world. in notoriety when it hosted the snowboarding events of the Turin Winter Olympic Games in 2006. This medieval village is also very easily accessible accessible from France since it has been transformed as a strategic crossing point with the drilling of the Fréjus tunnel.

Today, the resort offers more than 100 kilometers of skiable trails, capable of satisfying both beginners and experienced skiers. ;eacute;rementés. The 6 consecutive day package costs between 170 euros and 200 euros for an adult, 60 euros for a child under 7 years old. The prices for renting skis or eating in a restaurant on the slopes are also among the cheapest in Europe this winter.

Above all, Bardonecchia benefits from a preserved mountain atmosphere, far from the large concrete resorts and a sunny very present. The resort's three ski areas are linked by a free bus service while the latest rankings highlight limited waiting times. to the ski lifts. Bardonecchia with its unbeatable quality-price ratio is establishing itself as the destination of choice for budget-conscious skiers. They will only have a few kilometers to go. travel to cross the border with France.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116