Top of après ski 2015: Ischgl wins in European-wide survey

02/23/2015 - Selina Sauerland

Cologne In an international online survey by SnowTrex, party hotspot Ischgl dominates the list of top après ski resorts. With approx. 24% of all votes the Tyrolean village is the most popular après ski resort in Europe. Sölden and Mayrhofen rank on 2 and 3.

In January 2015 a total of 4,600 winter sports enthusiasts from 10 European nations participated in the SnowTrex après ski survey. Participants could choose between 15 major party resorts in the Alps. With approx. 24% of all votes Ischgl clearly dominates the ranking. On 2 and 3 are Sölden (12.1%) and Mayrhofen (8.9%). With Livigno (rank 4, 8.4%) and Val Thorens (rank 5, 8.1%), Italy an France also entered the top-5 list. For 56% of all participants après ski is an important factor when choosing their holiday destination. In average, European winter sports fans will spend 3 evenings out partying. Top of this list are the Dutch travellers, who reserve 3.6 evenings for après ski.

In the English ranking, the French resorts are clearly on top. Behind Les 2 Alpes (21.6%), the resorts Val Thorens (20.4%), St. Anton (11.7%), Mayrhofen (10.5%) and Kitzbühel (8.6%) are to be found in the top-5 list. 56% of all English-speaking travellers will choose a resort with good après ski offers. Every 4th British traveller (28.4%) can’t imagine skiing without après ski.

All results of the survey in an overview:

Germany:

  1. Ischgl 34.2%
  2. Sölden 16.3%
  3. Mayrhofen 9.2%
  4. Kitzbühel 8.2%
  5. Saalbach-Hinterglemm 7.9%

Poland:

  1. Livigno 27.6%
  2. Ischgl 13.1%
  3. Les 2 Alpes 13.1%
  4. Val Thorens 11.5%
  5. Sölden 8.8%

Netherlands:

  1. Ischgl 17.8%
  2. Val Thorens 16.2%
  3. Mayrhofen 15.7%
  4. Saalbach-Hinterglemm 12.6%
  5. Sölden 10.0%

Denmark:

  1. Ischgl 17.8%
  2. Saalbach-Hinterglemm 17.8%
  3. St. Anton 14.9%
  4. Val Thorens 14.4%
  5. Sölden 7.4%

France:

  1. Val Thorens 46.4%
  2. Les 2 Alpes 36.1%
  3. St.Moritz 5.4%
  4. Ischgl 3.6%
  5. Zermatt 3.6%

United Kingdom:

  1. Les 2 Alpes 21.6%
  2. Val Thorens 20.4%
  3. St. Anton 11.7%
  4. Mayrhofen 10.5%
  5. Kitzbühel 8.6%

Czech Republic:

  1. Livigno 21.2%
  2. Val Thorens 13.3%
  3. Schladming 11.5%
  4. Les 2 Alpes 10.6%
  5. Ischgl 9.7%

Italy:

  1. Livigno 28.9%
  2. Les 2 Alpes 26.7%
  3. St. Moritz 11.1%
  4. Ischgl 6.7%
  5. Kitzbühel 6.7%

Romania:

  1. Ischgl 22.7%
  2. Sölden 18.2%
  3. Kitzbühel 10.2%
  4. Mayrhofen 10.2%
  5. Les 2 Alpes 8.0%

Sweden:

  1. St. Anton 35.3%
  2. Saalbach-Hinterglemm 15.7%
  3. Val Thorens 9.8%
  4. Ischgl 7.8%
  5. Kitzbühel 7.8%

For further information and images, or if you require help with research, please contact: TravelTrex GmbH Selina Sauerland press-uk@snowtrex.com Phone: +44 20 336 533 13 http://press.snowtrex.co.uk/newsroom/

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  • Monday, 23. February 2015
  • author: Selina Sauerland
  • category: Press
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