|Skiing is one of the most popular winter sports in the world. Millions of people every year enjoy skiing in any number of areas.
Switzerland has some of the best winter sports areas and is busy from early fall through mid to late spring, depending on snowfall. Many celebrities have been photographed enjoying a quiet ski weekend away.
Klosters has created quite a name for itself and caters to every skill level. The resort is rated as "OK" for experts, "good" for intermediate, "OK" for beginners and "very good" for snowboarding. Klosters is said to have marvelous off-piste opportunities and an incredible vertical drop.
Klosters High Profile Guests
The romantic, village-like atmosphere Klosters provides is a short trip from nearby Davos. The resort is perfect for a romantic getaway or a family ski holiday. The Pinocchio Children's Club provides professional childcare for parents who enjoy occasional time without the children.
Celebrities often visit Klosters as a way to get away from the pressures life throws at them. Prince Charles is a regular guest at Klosters and his son Prince William has visited from time to time with Kate Middleton. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, was also a frequent visitor at Klosters.
Gstaad ski resort is rated "very good" for all skill levels and snowboarding as well. It offers a variety of black, red, blue and green runs with a nice vertical lift and several miles of downhill pistes.
Gstaad High Profile Guests
Many celebrities have been sighted in Gstaad over the years including: Michael Jackson, Paris Hilton, Julie Andrews, Audrey Hepburn, Prince Rainier, Marlene Dietrich, Diana Ross, Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Evans, David Bowie, Robert Wagner, Roger Moore, Winston Churchill, Margaret Thatcher, Bono, Arnold Schwartzenegger, Elizabeth Taylor, King Constantine of Greece, King Juan Carlos of Spain, and Roger Federer.
That's quite the guest list to be certain. Gstaad has been mentioned in several movies or television shows as well, including Trading Places, Dynasty, Forgetting Sarah Marshall and The Return of the Pink Panther.
St. Moritz ski resort is rated "very good" for experts considering a Swiss ski holiday plus intermediate skiers and snowboarding; "good" for beginners. St. Moritz hosted the Winter Olympics in 1928 and 1948.
The resort focuses on more than just winter sports and creates a unique winter holiday for all ages. Beginners find the mountain a challenge, while experts also find many hidden treasures off-piste.
St. Moritz High Profile Guests
The resort itself was mentioned in both Goldfinger and For Your Eyes Only, very popular James Bond movies. Many high-end retailers like Bulgari and Chanel have shops in St. Moritz.
Several celebrities, including George Clooney and girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis, Kate Moss, Prince Charles, Ivana Trump, Naomi Campbell, Elizabeth Hurley and Hugh Grant enjoy shopping and skiing in St. Moritz.
The 2010-2011 Ski Season
Winter sports enthusiasts are sure to find a great time no matter where they choose to visit during the 2010-2011 season. Many resorts around the world are planning to open relatively early due to the amount of dust already on the peaks. Switzerland's top three ski resorts are among the best to visit.
Swiss ski holidays information is available when visiting http://www.yourandorra.com/swiss_ski