Skiing in Switzerland

Switzerland Skiing Packages

Duration Price
9 Days Ski Vacation In French Alps9 days & 8 nights
INR 2,15,000

The world-class ski resorts, excellent snow conditions, and beautiful Alpine scenery make Switzerland the best skiing destination in the world. Swiss ski resorts like Verbier and Zermatt are a haven for snowboarders and skiers looking to have an adrenaline rush. Davos has a range of slopes and winter hiking trails and Laax is known for its freestyle terrain parks. From challenging slopes for experts to gentle runs for beginners Switzerland has something for everyone. Fantastic restaurants are dotted all over these skiing resorts, serving Swiss cheese fondue and other delicacies. With our Switzerland tour package, you can fulfil your skiing dreams and embark on an unforgettable winter adventure.

Expert guides and instructors are present to provide personalised instruction and ensure your safety. With our Switzerland honeymoon package, you can celebrate your love amidst the beauty of the Swiss Alps and have romantic moments on the slopes.

Best Places to Ski in Switzerland

  • St. Moritz: For the best skiing in Switzerland, you won’t find a better place than St. Moritz, one of the world’s oldest winter sports resorts. The resort has four large ski areas—Corviglia, Corvatsch, Lifts Zuoz, and Diavolezza/Lagalb and has even held two winter Olympic events. It gives access to 67 runs, and cross-country trails and caters to skiers of all levels. The resort has lively nightclubs, restaurants, and casinos for a high-end skiing experience.
  • Gstaad: Gstaad is one of the most famous ski resorts in the world set against a backdrop of snow-covered slopes and majestic peaks. It has well-groomed slopes and downhill ski runs with varying levels of difficulty. Gstaad houses the first permanent cross-country skiing trail in Europe with a network of 180 km of trails. After the skiing expedition, you can enjoy traditional Swiss cuisine at the Michelin star restaurants.
  • Zermatt: For dreamy skiing in Switzerland, you can head to Zermatt, the Swiss Alps' highest winter sports area. Every ski area in Zermatt offers unparalleled views of the Matterhorn, a Toblerone-shaped mountain. It also has nursery slopes where your little ones can learn skiing from the instructors. Zermatt has self-catering apartments and chalets where you can have family ski holidays.
  • Verbier: With extremely steep runs, cliff drops, and varying weather conditions, Verbier is ideal for experienced skiers. Verbier is part of the 4 Vallées, Switzerland’s largest ski area, and offers more than 402 km of runs to skiers. While skiing here you can savour the beauty of the Swiss Alps and alpine landscapes. After spending some time on the slopes you can enjoy wine at apres-ski bars.
  • Davos: Davos is Europe’s highest official town perched at an altitude of more than 5,000 feet. It has 253 km of slopes, 58 ski lifts, over 150 km of winter hiking trails, and 100 km of cross-country ski tracks. From blue medium to easy and freeride to difficult, Davos offers something for all types of skiers. You can also enjoy nighttime skiing on the freshly groomed slopes under the moonlit sky.
  • Grindelwald: Grindelwald is another popular destination for the best skiing in Switzerland as it captivates visitors with its blend of extensive terrain, and natural beauty. Here you will find two ski areas: Grindelwald-First which features a snow park and Grindelwald-Wengen which houses the Lauberhorn World Cup downhill run. At Grindelwald, you get 64 miles of ski runs ranging from beginner-friendly to challenging expert terrain.
  • Laax: Laax is considered the best skiing in Switzerland due to its stunning alpine scenery, hundred acres of skiable terrain, and fresh snow. It houses four snow parks where the biggest snowboard and skiing competitions are held. Laax is one of the world’s cleanest ski resorts in terms of carbon emissions. Skiers can enjoy live music and drinks at the resort's lounges or bars, or savour gourmet cuisine at its restaurants.
  • Andermatt: Andermatt is known for its steep slopes, untouched Alpine landscapes, and excellent amenities. The ski resort is divided into two areas: Gemsstock with high slopes and excellent snow and Nätschen with beginner-friendly terrain for learners. It also has gourmet dining facilities, bars, and high-end accommodations. You can also enjoy off-mountain activities like ice skating and snowshoeing.

Best Time For Skiing in Switzerland

December to March is the best time for skiing in Switzerland as there is abundant snowfall and the mountains are blanketed with snow. December marks the start of the ski season and most of the ski resorts open their slopes for the skiers. The longer daylight hours and ample snow cover allow for enjoyable skiing sessions. Due to New Year and Christmas celebrations the atmosphere at most of the ski resorts is very lively. The crowd is lower than in the peak season allowing you to have a relaxed skiing experience on the slopes. In January, the ski resorts have optimal snow conditions, with ample snowfall for off-piste adventures and well-groomed slopes for skiing. If you prefer milder weather, March is the best month for skiing as the temperature hovers around 5 degrees Celsius.

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Switzerland Skiing FAQs

Can beginners ski in Switzerland?

Yes, beginners can ski in Switzerland as most of the resorts have beginner-friendly flat slopes where you can learn the basics of skiing. Many ski resorts also have ski schools where you can learn from expert instructors about skiing in a safe environment.

Is it too expensive to ski in Switzerland?

The cost of skiing in Switzerland is usually higher than the other skiing resorts in Europe. Most of the ski resorts in Europe offer the finest amenities and top-notch skiing conditions and hence they charge more. However, you can choose a ski resort that offers affordable skiing options if you want to have a budget-friendly skiing experience in Switzerland.

Which is the peak season to ski in Switzerland?

Mid-January to mid-February is the peak season of skiing in Switzerland as there is abundant snowfall and the weather is clear. During these months ski resorts organise various interesting events and activities, including fireworks, music festivals, and après-ski parties.

What is the cheapest month to ski in Europe?

March is the cheapest month to ski in Europe as the snowfall is not so good so you may have to go to higher altitudes for skiing. The mild weather, longer days, and fewer crowds at most of the resorts mean you can spend more time on the slopes. Some ski resorts may offer limited services during this month.

Where is the snowiest place in Switzerland?

Andermatt is one of the snowiest places in Switzerland as it is located close to the main Alpine Ridge and receives abundant snowfall. Throughout the winter, it receives storms from both the Mediterranean and Atlantic regions making it the best skiing in Switzerland.

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