With the kids back at school and the evenings getting shorter, it’s a great time to book a holiday to look forward to. Don’t wait until next summer; we’ve found some fantastic family ski holidays for Christmas 2017. The only stove you will need to stand over during the festive season is the one heating up the cocoa! All prices quoted are based on a family of four.

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1/10 6 nights’ self-catering in Clotes apartments, Italy, £774

Stay just 50 metres from the main chair lift in these lodge-style apartments in the Italian Alps. With over 400 km of ski runs and a hub of restaurants and bars including popular pizzerias, this package is ideal for families wanting a complete break over the festive period. The kitchenette has a hob, oven and fridge and is above a restaurant for a hot and tasty breakfast each morning. There is a double bed in each unit plus a sofa bed for kids as well as a balcony for guests to enjoy the mountain views.

What: Return flights from Gatwick, Manchester or Birmingham, resort transfers and six nights’ room-only accommodation at the Clotes apartments

When: 21-27 December

Where: Sauze d’Ouix, Italy

Price: £774

Find out more and book at Neilson

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