12 Best Ski Resorts In Switzerland - b4itravel

12 Best Ski Resorts In Switzerland

Zermatt

This ski resort is home to Europe’s most iconic mountain – the Matterhorn. You can ski over the Theodul Pass and down into the Italian trail system, giving you incredible views and the experience of a life-time.

St. Moritz

St. Moritz is one of the world’s oldest and most famous resorts. Skiers of all levels can go here and there are multiple family-friendly accommodations situated right by child-friendly slopes.

 

Davos-Klosters and Parsenn

This is one of the highest winter sports areas in Europe. Altogether, there are more than 300 kilometres of trails, mostly for intermediate skiers. There are also multiple advanced areas to go which attract quite a few experts.

Verbier

This destination is best-suited for expert skiers. The Tortin has one of the steepest descents in Europe and makes up part of 410 kilometres of ski runs. Verbier also won an award for best ski resort in 2018, so there’s no doubt that it is excellent.

Grindelwald, Wengen, and the Jungfrau

This Instagramable destination hosts a variety of different trails for skiers of any level. It also has one of Europe’s longest gondola lifts, which you can take to dozens of Alpine ski trails.

Arosa Lenserheide

This less-known resort is a great destination for intermediate skiers. It runs along three different mountainsides and boast spectacular views. The area also gets more sunshine than most Alpine resorts.

Saas-Fee

This resort attracts many families due to its car-free village and many beginner and intermediate slopes, but does have a variety of black-diamond trails too. It won an award for the dependability and quality of its snow.

 

Engelberg-Titlis

Mount Titlis is one of Switzerland’s most popular attractions. The high quality of the snow attracts a lot of free riders and off-piste skiers, and the off-piste terrain can be easily accessed from the ski lifts.

Adelboden-Lenk

The Lenk im Simmental ski resort will make you feel as if you are in a small ski village. If you like to go winter walking, snowshoeing or Nordic skiing, this is the place to go.

Andermatt

Andermatt’s north-facing Gemsstock, has a 900-meter vertical and plenty of slopes which are anywhere from 2000 to 3000 meters high. This means that even when other resorts may not have good snow, these slopes probably will.

Crans-Montana

This destination can get crowded at times, but the crowds often disperse over the vast range of slopes. This is a great place to take children as they get special attention with the covered magic carpet at the Ski Kindergarten.

Flims Laax Falera

The peaks of Vorab Gletscher and La Siala are connected by Flims, Laax and Falera by 235 kilometers of trails and hold the longest halfpipe in the world at 200 meters long. This is a great place to snowboard and is seen as Europe’s best freestyle resort.

 

As you can see, there are many different locations in Switzerland to ski. Whether you are an advanced skier, travelling with your family, or looking to go off-piste, there is something for everyone, and Switzerland is one of the best places in the world to have your ski trip.

 

Source & Images: https://www.planetware.com/switzerland/top-rated-ski-resorts-in-switzerland-ch-1-2.htm

 

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