Switzerland

Elegant holidays in iconic resorts. Switzerland is not only about watches and chocolate. This alpine country, thanks to its location, offers its doors 365 days a year and, according to many, it has the best conditions in Europe.
On the way from Patrullarve to Blauherd, Zermatt
On the way from Patrullarve to Blauherd, Zermatt

Articles about winter sports in Switzerland

[2023] Avoid roaming fees in Switzerland
CC0 Public Domain
Tips11/30/2015Updated on: 9/2/2023
[2023] Avoid roaming fees in Switzerland
Switzerland, not being an EU country, is not subject to cheap or free international roaming regulations. This sometimes inflates call prices, but it is possible to save money here as well.
How to get to Grisons?
CC BY-SA 3.0 at Böhringer Friedrich
Journey11/19/2015Updated on: 8/30/2023
How to get to Grisons?
Grisons is one of the most important skiing cantons of Switzerland. Despite the perfectly developed road network in the area, getting here is not obvious.
Conquering Swiss mountain passes: shuttle trains or highway detours?
© 2022 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Journey10/29/2022
Conquering Swiss mountain passes: shuttle trains or highway detours?
When going to the iconic Zermatt or Saas-Fee, we will face the dilemma of whether to make up the journey or load the car on the train. We examine how to take a car by train in Switzerland.
Pandemic skiing
Public domain Mika Baumeister
COVID-1910/29/2020Updated on: 11/6/2020
Pandemic skiing
The autumn infection surge triggered a series of decisions aimed at limiting the spread of the disease. What do we know and what can we expect?
Monterosa and Zermatt-Cervinia - connection coming to fruition?
© 2019 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Resort developments4/11/2019
Monterosa and Zermatt-Cervinia - connection coming to fruition?
In a few years, will we be able to taste winter sports in the world's third largest combined ski region? Cervinia and Monterosa Ski are in talks.
Alpine Crossing: New link between Zermatt and Cervinia
© Zermatt Bergbahnen AG
Resort developments2/27/2019
Alpine Crossing: New link between Zermatt and Cervinia
Last year Zermatt celebrated the opening of the world's highest 3-S cable car after more than 3 years of construction. We already know it's not over, as another unique construction project is starting in April.
Record-breaking cableway in Switzerland
CC BY-SA 4.0 Stéphane Gottraux
Resort developments12/19/2017
Record-breaking cableway in Switzerland
Another record-breaking winter sports project has opened in Switzerland - this time it's a funicular in Stoos with the world's steepest gradient.
Relax... If you can. Ischgl-Samnaun review
© 2016 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Resort reviews10/20/2017
Relax... If you can. Ischgl-Samnaun review
"Relax. If you can..." - this slogan will be seen everywhere in this Tyrolean resort. Ischgl is now one of the most developed resorts in Europe.
Winter season 2017/2018 just started! The list of opened resorts
© 2017 Paweł Gabryelewicz
First snow9/24/2017
Winter season 2017/2018 just started! The list of opened resorts
After a very hot summer in southern Europe this year, it got cold very quickly. Cold enough to let skiing resorts open their slopes. Therefore we check where you can go now to enjoy the first snow this season.
SnowSpot reviews: Zermatt-Cervinia
© 2017 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Resort reviews9/17/2017
SnowSpot reviews: Zermatt-Cervinia
As the highest situated resort in Europe, Zermatt-Breuil-Cervinia-Valtournenche is, on paper, quite the attraction for the ski enthusiast. The lifts on the Plateau Rosa glacier are open nearly year-round, and the thickness of snow cover rarely dips below a meter. Still, it remains an unpopular choice among skiers, and so we set out to find why.
The supermodern lift in Klosters
© Corinne Gut Klucker
Resort developments11/1/2016
The supermodern lift in Klosters
No, this isn't a scifi flick. One of Europe's largest resorts, Davos-Klosters, is to launch a lift which measures passenger height by means of... a laser!
More than freeride. Heliskiing!
Licencja FreeImages.com Dirk Terpstra
Trivia1/11/2016
More than freeride. Heliskiing!
Freeride? Sure. But what if one was to trade a mundane gondola for... a helicopter?

Resorts in Switzerland

4 Vallées
3,330 m a.s.l.
821 m a.s.l.
-3.612.7
© 2023 Paweł Gabryelewicz
4 Vallées38
Adelboden-Lenk
2,362 m a.s.l.
1,068 m a.s.l.
1.610
Unsplash License samsommer
Adelboden-Lenk
Aletsch Arena
2,869 m a.s.l.
1,845 m a.s.l.
-4.52.1
Unsplash License Dino Reichmuth
Aletsch Arena
Andermatt-Sedrun-Disentis
2,961 m a.s.l.
1,227 m a.s.l.
-2.98.4
© 2022 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Andermatt-Sedrun-Disentis14
Arosa Lenzerheide
2,865 m a.s.l.
1,230 m a.s.l.
-2.87.8
© 2020 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Arosa Lenzerheide42
Champéry
2,146 m a.s.l.
1,037 m a.s.l.
4.111.3
Unsplash License Joel & Jasmin Førestbird
Champéry
Portes du Soleil
Champoussin
2,150 m a.s.l.
1,580 m a.s.l.
4.17.8
Unsplash License Pierre Guerin
Champoussin
Portes du Soleil
Crans-Montana
2,927 m a.s.l.
1,510 m a.s.l.
-2.17.1
Unsplash License Artiom Vallat
Crans-Montana
Davos-Klosters
2,844 m a.s.l.
1,124 m a.s.l.
-2.78.5
© Stefan Schlumpf / Destination Davos
Davos-Klosters77
Engadin-Sankt Moritz
3,303 m a.s.l.
1,720 m a.s.l.
-7.72.6
© 2020 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Engadin-Sankt Moritz55
Flumserberg
2,222 m a.s.l.
665 m a.s.l.
2.112.2
© 2019 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Flumserberg8
Hoch-Ybrig
1,830 m a.s.l.
1,035 m a.s.l.
4.79.8
© 2020 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Hoch-Ybrig40
Jungfrau
2,970 m a.s.l.
796 m a.s.l.
-4.69.5
© 2021 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Jungfrau29
Laax
3,018 m a.s.l.
1,020 m a.s.l.
-3.89.2
© 2021 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Laax51
Les Crosets
2,277 m a.s.l.
1,670 m a.s.l.
3.27.2
Unsplash License Peter Donker
Les Crosets
Portes du Soleil
Meiringen-Hasliberg
2,433 m a.s.l.
1,055 m a.s.l.
-1.57.5
Unsplash License Lukas W.
Meiringen-Hasliberg
Melchsee-Frutt
2,255 m a.s.l.
1,080 m a.s.l.
2.310
Unsplash License Ricardo Gomez Angel
Melchsee-Frutt
Morgins
2,000 m a.s.l.
1,350 m a.s.l.
59.3
Unsplash License Alex Lange
Morgins
Portes du Soleil
Obersaxen-Mundaun
2,310 m a.s.l.
1,201 m a.s.l.
1.58.7
CC BY-SA 2.5 Adrian Michael
Obersaxen-Mundaun
Saas-Fee
3,500 m a.s.l.
1,800 m a.s.l.
-4.76.3
Unsplash License Klemen Tušar
Saas-Fee
Samnaun
2,872 m a.s.l.
1,840 m a.s.l.
-1.65.1
© 2016 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Samnaun6
Silvretta Arena
Savognin
2,713 m a.s.l.
1,200 m a.s.l.
-1.28.7
CC-BY-SA-3.0 Savognin Tourismus im Surses
Savognin
Titlis-Engelberg
3,028 m a.s.l.
1,050 m a.s.l.
-4.48.4
© 2019 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Titlis-Engelberg19
Torgon
2,300 m a.s.l.
1,100 m a.s.l.
3.110.9
CC BY-SA 3.0 Raphael Frey
Torgon
Portes du Soleil
Zermatt
3,899 m a.s.l.
1,620 m a.s.l.
-7.37.5
© 2022 Paweł Gabryelewicz
Zermatt90
Zermatt-Cervinia