Austria Dominates List Of Best Après-ski Resorts In Europe - Yahoo News
Known unofficially as the party capital of the Alps, the Tyrol resort also nabbed the most votes from among 4,600 winter sports practitioners polled in a SnowTrex survey that aimed to chart the best apres-ski spots across Europe. Participants could choose between 15 party resorts in the Alps. Taking nearly a quarter (24 percent) of votes, Ischgl succeeded in taking the top spot http://vasquezzvzr.beeplog.com overall, followed by local rivals Solden and Mayrhofen, both of which are also in Tyrol, Austria. Rounding out the top five spots were Livigno, Italy and Val Thorens, France. To kick off, close out, and generally cement the resorts reputation as a party environment for the young and boisterous, Ischgl enlists a roster of A-list stars to perform at the most highly anticipated events of the Tyrolean Alps: Top of the Mountain opening, Easter and closing concerts. Headliners have included everyone from Elton John, Robbie Williams, Alicia Keys and Katy Perry, performers who have drawn tens of thousands of fans to their slopes. View gallery Ischgl The survey also found that apres-ski events are an important factor for more than half (56 other percent) of participants when choosing their holiday destination. On a six-night ski vacation, skiers and snowboarders spend on average half their nights partying.