As we gear up to say farewell to the European Summer, the prospect of winter is made oh so much better by dreams of Alpine huts with roaring fires and the excitement of freshly fallen snow.
Whether your idea of the perfect winter escape is ripping through pristine pistes or cozying up with a hot toddy, these four properties will quench any winter wonder-lust. Each offers unique architectural style (from modern mountain-inspired design to 17th century Swiss character) as well as luxury interiors and warm hospitality.
Browse our winter vacation properties
The Unterhus is an intimate holiday home in the Swiss mountains designed by Peter Zumthor. Think mountain pine smells and a crackling fire in an incredibly beautiful environment.
From €258/night for 4-5 people
Surrounded by the majestic mountainscape of the South Tyrol Dolomites, Modern Chalet is a place to find peace and spend time in harmony with nature.
From €200/night for 4-6 people
Aufberg 1110 is a minimalist mountain retreat in the Austrian Alps. The two apartments offer alpine charm with panoramic views of the mountains.
From €170/night for 2-4 people
Chesa Wazzau is an Engadine house dating to the 17th Century: A Swiss Alps idyll straight out of a picture book where you feel like centuries back in time.
From €326/night for 4-12 people