Past host countries of the Winter Olympics are the best place to head for your snow fun in 2014

With the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics taking place next year from 7th – 23rd February, the eyes of every winter sports fans across the globe with be firmly set on Russia. Those who are looking to try their hands at a winter sport or two during 2014 are better off considering a former host country of the Winter games according to Supertravel Ski ( www.supertravel.co.uk/ski/ 020 7962 9933).
Supertravel Ski’s best holidays for having a go yourself include:
AUSTRIA – Hosted Twice
St Anton offers an eclectic mix of on and off-piste attractions. From curling to downhill skiing, wannabe Winter Olympians can get a taste of the action at this great all-round ski resort. Guests can also try the toboggan run – which despite not being on the Olympics list, is a great (less terrifying, but only just) alternative to the luge.
Supertravel Ski is offering seven nights at Chalet Maroi from £1,149 per person . Valid for departure on 9 February and based on eight sharing, the price includes return flights from London to Innsbruck with easyJet, transfers and accommodation on a chalet-board basis*. Just a short stroll from the bustling centre and with fabulous views of the home run, this four-bedroom modern apartment offers an unparalleled location.
FRANCE – Hosted Three Times
In addition to world-class facilities, ski slopes and après-ski offerings, ultra-chic Courchevel boasts a plethora of sports found on the Winter Olympics list, including ice-skating, cross country skiing, slalom skiing, ski jump and ice hockey (Supertravel Ski actually sponsor the local team!).
Supertravel Ski is offering seven nights at Chalet La Vielle Forge from £1,799 per person . Valid for departure on 9 February and based on eight sharing, the price includes return flights from London to Geneva with Swiss Air, transfers and accommodation on a chalet-board basis*. This four-bedroom chalet offers an open-plan living and kitchen area with roaring open fire and high-quality Bose iPod dock.
SWITZERLAND – Hosted Twice
The famous resort of Zermatt is located at the foot of the Matterhorn, the most photographed mountain in the world, and is also the highest ski area in the Alps. It therefore promises to be a great base for an active winter break, with an array of Winter Olympic sports on offer from ice hockey and snowboarding at Gravity Park to cross country skiing.
Supertravel Ski is offering seven nights at Chalet Schwarzsee from £1,799 per person . Valid for departure on 9 February and based on four sharing, the price includes return flights from London to Geneva with Swiss Air, transfers and accommodation on a chalet-board basis*. This deluxe two-bedroom chalet apartment offers the slopes on its doorstep as well as a private spa and swimming pool.
*Chalet-board basis includes a Champagne reception on arrival, soft drinks and beer, daily breakfast, afternoon tea, canapés and pre-dinner drinks, four-course dinner including cheese and port, followed by coffee and chocolates as well as carefully selected wines served throughout.