The Alps largest ski areas

These are the major ski areas/ski systems in the Alps – and also the world. The biggest ski areas are found in the French and Italian Alps but in the largest ski system in the world, Les Portes du Soleil, there are four Swiss ski resorts as well.

Largest ski areas in France


Largest ski areas in Italy

  • Monterosa - with e.g. Champoluc and Gressoney
  • Sella Ronda - largest ski system in Italy with more than 500 kilometers of ski pistes
  • Vialattea - The Milky Way is one of the most famous Italian ski systems with more than 200 ski slopes
  • Abruzzo - not really part of the Alps but nevertheless a big ski system with 400 pistes spread across 21 ski resorts

Largest ski areas in Switzerland

  • 4 vallées - four valleys with four ski resorts and 400 kilometers of pistes
  • Jungfrau Region - five of the most popular Swiss ski resorts – in one ski pass!
  • Les Portes du Soleil - 650 kilometers of pistes! Ski resorts in both Switzerland and France

Largest ski areas in Austria

  • Arlberg - 260 kilometes of skiing, in e.g. St Anton
  • Hochkönig - three ski resorts with a great variety of ski slopes
  • Ski Welt - 279 kilometers of pistes in total and the largest ski system in Austria
  • Zillertal - just so much good skiing and very close to Innsbruck
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