Campervan Ski Holidays in Europe

It’s that time of year again to start planning your return to the slopes. This year, why not do it in style with a VW campervan from Dawsonrentals. Avoid costly luggage fees and hotel rooms but still get the full skiing experience.

Don’t know where to go? Here are some ski sites with campervan accommodation to get your trip planning started.

Serre Chevalier Vallèe

One of the largest ski resorts in Europe, Serre Chevalier covers 250km of pistes with an altitude reaching 2,800 meters. It attracts both experts and beginners and has the slopes to cater for both. There are campervan areas in the park and plenty of things to do during the evenings. Right next to the Italian border in the south east of France, this resort would make a fantastic ski trip destination.

Les Menuires

From £8 a day you can park your campervan in this French resort. This resort even provides a ‘Snow Guarantee’, thanks to its high pistes and fleet of 411 artificial snow machines. Its 4 quarters are linked by free buses, which makes navigating this vast resort an easy task. For great skiing, this is a safe bet and well worth the trip.

Grand Bornard

With facilities for campervans a stones throw away from the nearest ski lift; this resort should be a contender for anyone skiing this year. The camping site is very family friendly, with plenty of activities to do on site. There’s an indoor heated pool and spa to help you relax after a long day on the slopes, and for the evenings there’s a bar, restaurant and a take-away.

Les Saisies

With views of Mount Blanc and a great location between two valleys, Les Saisies is growing in popularity. With a high number of blue and green runs, it attracts a lot of intermediate and beginner skiers. For the more experienced, there are 10 black runs to attempt.


Chamonix is an extremely popular skiing destination and as a year-round mountain town. It has a vast range of scopes catering for all abilities and an all year round lift system taking you high up Mount Blanc. There are numerous resorts to take your pick from in this region.

Garmisch Partenkirchen

This region in the corner of Germany is regarded as the best for skiing in the country. It was selected for the Alpine Skiing World Championships in 2011 and modernised its facilities for the event. For more than 60km of ski slopes and perfect snow from November to May, this is the place to go.


The Arlberg region of Austria is very popular for campervans thanks to its choice of camping sites. Camping in Arlberg in particular is a great place to stay thanks to the private bathroom huts on each plot, complete with toilet, sink and shower. The skiing on offer here is more specialised for cross country, but the alpine skiing is still great.