Best Apres Ski Resorts in the World

Who doesn't like a beer or twenty after a day tearing it up? Whether you want to dance to euro pop, strike a pose, play it cool or just chill with your mates over a beer, these resorts probably have the best nightlife in the World.

#1. St Anton, Austria

Night-life is lively. You can kick off the evenings entertainment descending on run-1, just before it meets with run-21. In any other place in the world, didi diesel would be thrown out of the bar, never mind be the entertainment, but check out the Senn Hütte for some strange singing....

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#2. Ischgl, Austria

If you like your night life served up Austrian après style, then you will love this place. There are no bars of any merit on the slopes luckily, but at the bottom it’s a different story. At the bottom of run 1a just next to the Pardatschgratbahn  is the Schatzi...

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#3. Whistler/Blackcomb, Canada

Nightlife begins at Apres. Worth checking out in the village are GLC featuring chilled live DJs, vaulted windows overlooking the slopes and a huge fake logfire  (try the swanky 'Mallard Bar' in the Fairmont Chateau Whistler for the real thing!) Amsterdam Cafe caters for a funky young crowd and <

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#4. Val d'Isere, France

Val d'isere is like the St Tropez of the French Alps, Full of good-looking people spending a lot of money (and most of it daddy's). Cafe Face oozes cool and chic. This is a posers paradise, you'll find them sipping champagne listening to live music being mixed with silky house...

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#5. Solden, Austria

If you're on the Schwarze Schneide mountain stop at the Sonnblick bar on run-19/20 and drink a beer before descending. On the Gaislachkogel, head to the Philips bar in Innerwald. These will get the cogs moving again.After the lifts close at 4pm, the party commences with most of the après...

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#6. Morzine, France

Nightlife. The town itself has a good selection of bars with everything on offer. The Dixie Bar is located in the centre of town and has a very familiar, English feel to it. It’s a good pace to go and watch the football as they keep serving until 2am. Good...

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#7. Saalbach - Hinterglem, Austria

If youre not a fan of après ski then this place may be best avoided. If youre still reading then theres a choice of 32 après ski bars to pick from. Without question the Hinterhag Alm is the pick of the bunch, located at the top of the turmlift t-bar...

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#8. Meribel, France

Meribel is package-deal central and as such, the bars are full of pissed Brits in silly hats waiting for dinner, or later on, really pissed Brits after buckets full of cheap wine they got free with their chalet dinner. Before the days' board is over, you can sink a few in the...

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#9. Verbier, Switzerland

Night life is going to cost you and cost you dear. Those who aren’t put off by the price should visit the Lounge bar which is a chilled out place for a drink, it’s close to the Après-Ski bar in the Hotel Farinetm, which kicks off late afternoon. For a...

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#10. Hemsedal, Norway

Things kick off at the outside bar at the base where they'll often have live music from 4pm, then its after ski in the village. A beer will set you back at least UK£5, so hold on to it tightly. The main snowboard hang out for evening madness is the...

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