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TRAVEL: Festival fun on the slopes

Saturday, 13th January, 2018 10:00am
TRAVEL: Festival fun on the slopes

Horizon Festival is held during March in the ski resort of Arinsal, Andorra.

TRAVEL: Festival fun on the slopes

Horizon Festival is held during March in the ski resort of Arinsal, Andorra.

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THE winter holiday season is underway and a great way to add something extra to your snow trip is to time it to coincide with a festival.

Festivals on the mountains bring live music, artists and top DJs from across the globe to link two of life’s greatest delights - skiing and partying.

There is nothing quite like a festival on the slopes. Whether you like sipping on mulled wine while listening to French pop or getting your rave on to techno music, these festivals offer world class entertainment in breath-taking mountain settings.

Take a look at some of the unmissable festivals gracing the mountains in 2018, with amazing offers to match from Crystal Ski Holidays.

SnowBoxx, Avoriaz 

The SnowBoxx festival will run from the March 17-24 and this year’s line-up includes the legendary Fatboy Slim and Mike Skinner.

Located in the otherwise peaceful, traffic-free village of Avoriaz, France, this festival has a reputation for loud and lively clubbing and midnight raves.

From Igloo sessions to karaoke cabins, street-food stalls to cocktail bars, this is often described as the ultimate ski festival.

This exciting events continues to get bigger and better every single year!

Depart March 17, stay at the 4* Les Crozats, Avoriaz, for seven nights, on a self-catering basis, from €749pp (Based on five sharing)

Electric Mountain Festival, Sölden 

Sölden's Electric Mountain Festival brings some of the world's best DJs and dance artists to an open-air stage at the Giggijoch base station.

This festival will run from April 5-6 and the good news is that admission is covered by your area ski pass. This is one you will not want to miss!

Depart March 31, stay at the 3* Gästehauses, Kneisl, Sölden, for seven nights, on a B&B basis, from €865pp

Horizon Festival, Arsinal 

Horizon Festival is an electronic music festival held in March in the ski resort of Arinsal, Andorra.

Over seven days, a carefully curated line-up of internationally renowned DJs and artists bring the party to numerous venues across the resort.

Two mountain top stages, a host of clubs and bars, and secret forest raves are filled with the sounds of house, techno, funk, soul, drum & bass, reggae, garage, grime and more. This is one for everyone's bucket list.

Depart anytime between March 1-31, stay at the 3* Sant Roma Apartments, Arsinal, for seven nights, on a self-catering basis, from €415pp (Based on four sharing)

To book your festival holiday now 01-4331080, visit or contact your local travel agent.


The Electric Mountain Festival at Sölden. The SnowBoxx festival runs from March 17-24

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