Wintersports. Wether it’s skiing, snowboarding or langlaufen: it’s all about snow, being active and having a great time. The most popular wintersports destinations in Europe are: France, Austria, and Switzerland. Less popular, but still great, are Germany, Italy, Sweden and Norway.


Somewhere in the 2nd half of the 19th century skiing went from being a practical way of transportation to being a way of entertainment and sports. Since then it has gained in popularity every year.

Skiing was one of the Olympic Winter Games sports since the very beginning (Chamonix, France - 1924). background information on skiing

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