Winter sports in Switzerland
Breath-taking ski areas on 7.067 kilometres of slopes not only delight tourists in Switzerland: The Swiss themselves are true ski fans and profit from the great infrastructure of the ski areas with 1.813 lifts for their own extensive winter pleasures. In the Alps, St. Moritz is considered as the birthplace of winter tourism with the founding of the first ski school in 1929. Today, Switzerland is characterised by extensive ski resorts, which are often linked across individual regions and even national borders. The Alps cover 60 percent of the country's surface area and provide a fantastic offer for winter sports enthusiasts. The country's numerous ski resorts attract winter tourists year after year and convince with perfectly groomed slopes, super snow conditions and a unique mountain panorama.
In the heart of the Alps, the Davos Klosters ski hotspot unites five winter sports areas to form one of the largest in the Alps. Here, ski fans will find a total of 269 kilometres of slopes and perfect snow conditions in front of a fantastic mountain backdrop on a total of 80 slopes. A new chairlift recently connected the two ski areas of Davos and Klosters, making it possible to use the entire ski area quickly and easily.
Not far from the slopes, the Romantik Hotel Chesa Grischuna is located in the heart of Klosters. In a cosy atmosphere, guests experience a dreamlike stay full of culinary delights and relaxation in lovingly furnished rooms.
The Jungfrau region lies against the breath-taking backdrop of the Eiger North Face with long descents to Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, Mürren and Wengen. Skiers and snowboarders will find plenty to do on 220 kilometres of slopes and altitudes of up to 2.970 metres. Adventurous winter sports enthusiasts can discover the Grindelwald-First snow park, half-pipes and the Audi Skicross Park here.
The 5-star Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in Grindelwald is situated in the middle of the high alpine mountains. The hotel convinces with an excellent location for winter sports enthusiasts, because the mountain railways of the region are within walking distance. After an extensive day on the slopes, guests are rewarded with culinary delights in a cosy atmosphere.
Up you go with the mountain railway in the Matternhorn-Zermatt ski area: when you reach the top, not only the view of the 4.478-metre-high Matterhorn is thrilling, but also a total of 38 other four-thousand-metre peaks. That's why the ski area is also the highest in the Alps and therefore a region with guaranteed snow all year round.
Guests of the Romantik Hotel Julen also discover the Matterhorn from their cosy chalet rooms. After an eventful day on the slopes, the hotel invites you to relax in the spacious wellness area with indoor pool, steam baths and saunas.
Flims-Laax-Falera is the largest winter sports area in Switzerland in terms of area and offers - for beginners as well as professionals - skiing fun on over 220 km of slopes. The most modern ski lifts take you uphill up to 3.018 metres. Thanks to its 68 kilometres of blue slopes and childcare, the ski area is very child-friendly.
The Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof has been welcoming its guests in Flims for 110 years. The Belle Epoque Hotel offers a cosy stay in stylish rooms and delights guests with a light regional cuisine in its own restaurant. Already from the hotel, guests profit from a great view of the Flims mountains and reach the ski area LAAX in only two kilometres distance.
Engadin St. Moritz
St. Moritz is considered one of the most exclusive winter hotspots in the world. However, the ski area stands for much more than luxury and jet-set: with over 330 kilometres of slopes at up to 3.300 metres above sea level, St. Moritz offers a breath-taking mountain scenery and dreamlike slopes. Numerous three-thousand-metre peaks and large mountain lakes make for an unforgettable skiing experience.
The Romantik Hotel Muottas Muragl welcomes guests to beautiful Samedan on one of the most beautiful vantage points in the St. Moritz ski region. At an altitude of 2.456 metres, guests are offered a fantastic view as well as exquisite culinary specialities in the panorama restaurant. Even the journey to the hotel is an experience: the hotel can only be reached via the hotel's own cableway, which offers a magnificent view of the mountains.
The Moléson ski area (2003m) is the largest ski area in the Fribourg Pre-Alps with 35 kilometres of pistes and is particularly suitable for families, as are the ski areas of La Berra, Charmey and Jaun.
Ideally situated on the "Lac de Gruyère", the Romantik Hotel Le Vignier in Avry-devant-Pont offers its guests an idyllic view over the entire region of the Fribourg Pre-Alps. In the evening, let us spoil you in our gourmet restaurant.
In the original village of Charmey, the 16th century Romantik Hotel L'Etoile, overlooking the Pre-Alps, offers a hospitable atmosphere in which tradition is written in capital letters. In the evening, the gourmet restaurant Nova offers culinary experiences of the highest quality.