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Non-skiing resort February 2022

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Hi snowheads.
Been a good few years since last here (or skiing Sad ) hope all well. I'm looking for a resort/destination for feb 2022 for 5nights. We get married in dec 21 and can't honeymoon until April as wife to be is a teacher ( Confused ) I would love to take her somewhere with snow in the feb half term but as she's not a skier, I need lots to do. I've only skiid for the full week when been snow resorts. Can anyone recommend somewhere to go (ideally cheap flight etc) would love for her to experience a ski lift/gondola. I've been innsbruck which may be an option as city break but with glacier nearby.
Appreciate it not directly a ski question but hopefully some good experience of places from people on here.
Thanks, and nice to be back. I Miss the snow!!
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I think Zermatt is befitting for the occasion.

Has a lot to make it memorable for both ski and non ski, very good access as pedestrian to the whole area direct from centre, absolutely stunning views etc.
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Zell am See with Kaprun would be a good option with a nice old town and scenic views while also offering good skiing for those who don’t need huge areas. Easy access from Salzburg airport and also easy to visit Salzburg for a day to see the sights.

Pedestrian access is possible to both Zell and the glacier, and Kaprun has an excellent spa
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as she's not a skier, I need lots to do

If she's definitely decided not to be a skier, you need to ask yourself whether she is somebody who likes being out in what could be cold and inhospitable weather - does she like the outdoors? If so, and if she'll have the right gear (because otherwise it's miserable) then walking on pisted paths, or snow-shoeing, might appeal. But if you are going to try to turn it into a sneaky ski holiday for yourself, that might not go down too well. Best to have a holiday somewhere you can both enjoy equally, and perhaps do a "boys trip" with friends.
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Thanks for reply. She can ski but hasn't been for 12 yrs. I've sold all my equipment so won't be skiing but live the idea of a snow resort (not necessarily ski resort) just want stuff to do
Shea fine with outdoor stuff (snow shoeing etc) was thinking somewhere like inmsbruck where we can go up the glacier one day just for views and hot chocolate and then city break for the other days. Will look into zeermat (although was after more the Prague price tag!! Very Happy. )
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In that case, perhaps a slightly left field option but nevertheless very interesting too.

Granada in spain, interesting city, Alhambra Palace which is very peaceful to visit in winter months, along with nearby Sierra Nevada for snow element (I've not been to SN so unsure of practical connection) but there's a lot of interesting things in Granada alone.

Obviously, flights to Malaga and travel to Granada.
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Well, that puts a whole new complexion on it.... you'll have masses of suggestions. One is Cortina. You won't find better mountain scenery than the Dolomites and Cortina itself is a sophisticated town with lots going on and the afternoon "passeggiata" which is a spectacle in itself with more mink coats than you can shake a ski stick at.
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Find out if her school organises a ski trip for half term.


Then make sure that destination is NOT on your list.
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Orange200 wrote:
Find out if her school organises a ski trip for half term.


Then make sure that destination is NOT on your list.


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What about going somewhere to see the northern lights?
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Thanks all. Will look into all them. Was thinking iceland for the lights (I went a few years ago) but GF never been. Could be a nice option seeing as it's a mini-honeymoon
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@Jon Ford, Yllas or Levi in Finland, as there are more non-ski things involving snow and ice to do there than any other places I have ever been to. If you are going feb half term try somewhere that is not also on school hols, which will be difficult, @pam w, suggestion of cortina would perhaps be good regarding this

This is the link to the hols chart for this season, a new one will appear for 2022 later.

https://snowheads.com/ski-forum/viewtopic.php?t=149291
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Or consider The Ice Hotel to also see the Northern Lights
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Bad Ischl, Upper Austria? 60 mins from Salzburg, in Austria’s Salzkammergut region.

Usually snow! A stunning “Hausberg” Katrin, served by a charming 60 year old telecabin.

There is masses to do, from sightseeing, wandering around stunning lakes, sledging, snowshoe walking, eating out on charming mountain restaurants with the most amazing views, etc etc.
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