European Ski Season Dates for 2020/21

We’re excited to the upcoming ski season 2020/2021! We know that you are keen to hit the slopes and most of you are already daydreaming with your winter holidays. If you’re wondering which ski resorts are the first ones to open so you can test the fresh powder, here’s the list you need!   

We’ve listed for you some of the most popular ski resorts in the Alps and the rest of Europe, including; ski season dates in FranceAndorraAustriaBulgariaGermanyItalySlovenia and Switzerland.   

New for this season – we’ve introduced the Hassle-free COVID-19 Guarantee to cover any officially announced government travel restriction – so you can have complete confidence when you book with Ski-Lifts! 

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Andorra

Ski Resort Opening Date Closing Date Additional Info
The Grandvalira ski area 04/12/2020  11/04/2021 
Vallnord 28/11/2020  12/04/2021 

Austria

Ski Resort Opening Date Closing Date Additional Info
Bad Kleinkirchheim 05/12/2020  11/04/2021 
Hintertux 26/09/2020  Glacier open all year round
Ischgl 26/11/2020  02/05/2021
Kitzbühel 19/10/2020 (estimated)  03/05/2021 (estimated) 
Mayrhofen 03/12/2020 (estimated)  16/04/2021 (estimated) 
Saalbach Hinterglemm 30/11/2020 (estimated)  13/04/2021 (estimated) 
Solden
St Anton 01/12/2020 (estimated)  25/04/2021 (estimated) 
Zell am See -Schmittenhöhe 29/11/2020 (estimated)  16/04/2021 (estimated) 

Bulgaria

Ski Resort Opening Date Closing Date Additional Info
Bansko 08/12/2020 (estimated)  15/04/2021 (estimated) 
Borovets 15/12/2020 (estimated)  15/04/2021 (estimated) 

France

Ski Resort Opening Date Closing Date Additional Info
Alpe d’Huez 24/11/2020 (estimated)  24/04/2021 (estimated) 
Avoriaz 12/11/2020 (estimated)  04/25/2021 (estimated) 
Chamonix 04/12/2020 (estimated)  02/05/2021 (estimated) 
Courchevel 07/12/2020 (estimated)  22/04/2021 (estimated)
Flaine 12/12/2020  18/04/2021
La Plagne 12/12/2020 (estimated)  25/04/2021 (estimated)
Les Arcs 12/12/2020 (estimated)  24/04/2021 (estimated)
La Clusaz 19/12/2020 (estimated)  11/04/2021 (estimated) 
La Tania 12/12/2020  17/04/2021 
Les Gets 19/12/2020  11/04/2021 
Les Menuires 08/12/2020 (estimated)  23/04/2021 (estimated) 
Megève 18/12/2020 (estimated)  18/04/2021 (estimated) 
Meribel 08/12/2020 (estimated)  24/04/2021 (estimated) 
Morzine 18/12/2020 (estimated)  17/04/2021 (estimated) 
Serre Chevalier 10/12/2020 (estimated)  22/04/2021 (estimated) 
Tignes 15/10/2020 (estimated)  08/05/2021 (estimated) 
Val d’Isere 26/11/2020 (estimated)  02/05/2021 (estimated) 
Val Thorens 22/11/2020 (estimated)  07/05/2021 (estimated) 

Germany

Ski Resort Opening Date Closing Date Additional Info
Garmisch 12/12/2020  05/04/2021 

Italy

Ski Resort Opening Date Closing Date Additional Info
Alta Badia 05/12/2020  11/04/2021 
Arabba 05/12/2020  11/04/2021 
Cervinia 27/10/2020 (estimated)  02/05/2021 (estimated) 
Cortina 14/11/2020  25/04/2021 
Courmayeur 30/11/2020 (estimated)  14/04/2021 (estimated) 
Sauze d’Oulx 09/12/2020 (estimated)  14/04/2021 (estimated) 
Sestriere 07/12/2020 (estimated)  14/04/2021 (estimated)
Livigno 28/11/2020 
Madonna di Campiglio 21/11/2020  18/04/2021 
Selva Val Gardena 18/04/2020  11/04/2021

Slovenia

Ski Resort Opening Date Closing Date Additional Info
Kranjska Gora 05/12/2020  28/03/2021 

Switzerland

Ski Resort Opening Date Closing Date Additional Info
Davos Klosters 19/11/2020  18/04/2021
Grindelwald 11/26/2020 (estimated)  04/17/2021 (estimated) 
Gstaad 28/11/2020  05/04/2021
Saas Fee 15/07/2020 (estimated)  20/04/2021 (estimated) 
St. Moritz 27/10/2020 (estimated)  19/05/2021 (estimated) 
Verbier 01/12/2020 (estimated)  29/04/2021 (estimated) 
Zermatt The Matterhorn, Gornergrat and Rothorn glacial areas are open year-round.

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PLEASE NOTE – Dates may be subject to change. If you can’t see a resort that you are interested in, let us know!