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 The best snowboarding resorts in Germany

Germany is a great place for everyone who loves skiing in smaller ski resorts away from apres ski centers. Often people tend to think only of Bavaria as a significant place for skiing in Germany. However there are much more regions in Germany where you can spend a lovely winter holiday. German ski resorts are characterized by their familial ambience, great conditions for families and low costs.
Sauerland is a region where not only German residents love to ski. There are also many people coming from the Netherlands for skiing due to the short distance. One of the most popular ski resorts in this are is Winterberg offering a total of 7 km of trails and 10 lifts. You can choose from 15 distinct runs. It is a great ski resort for families as it also offers a kids park and a 400 meter sledding run which makes it enjoyable for the entire family. There are many hotels and apartments in close proximity to the ski area so you don't even need to use your car to get to the lifts. There are many cross country tracks and snowshoe trails available in the region which gives you the opportunity to explore the wonderful Sauerland winter landscape.
Black Forest
The Black Forest is a region worldwide known for its beautiful fairytale landscape and its cuckoo clocks. However, most people don't know that it is a great region for skiing, too! There are many lovely smaller ski resorts but even when you're looking for a bigger resort you won't be disappointed here. At the area's highest mountain Feldberg (1493 m) you will find a fantastic ski resort boasting a total of 55 km of trails and 31 lifts. Feldberg is a resort as much for beginners as for seasoned skiers. On the one hand, there are a couple of ski schools and some easier slopes for those who are just about to explore the fun of skiing. On the other hand, there are also 15 km of most difficult trails giving experienced skiers and riders a challenge.
Bavarian Alps
Certainly, the Bavarian Alps should not be skipped when talking about skiing in Germany. Here you will find renowned ski resorts with some of them even being venues of winter sports world cups giving you the real alpine feeling. For instance, Oberstdorf is popular for ski jumping and Garmisch Partnekirchen is venue of the FIS ski world cup. Yet, even if you're not a pro-skier you will love these resorts as they offer everything you need: plenty of runs for every ability level, state of the art lifts, fantastic mountains and even a glacier (Zugspitze), panoramic views, multiple leisure facilities and more. In conclusion, these resorts offer everything you can aslk for and don't fall behind other alpine ski resorts.
Read more about Skiing in Bavaria:
- Ski Resorts in Bavaria
- Skiing Garmisch Partenkirchen