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LENZERHEIDE, SWITZERLAND

Ski Holidays in Lenzerheide, Graubünden, Switzerland.

Situated along the Heidsee valley and the lake of the same name, Graubünden's Lenzerheide is a picturesque ski resort. Lenzerheide may be a lesser-known resort but after the launch of a new cable car linking the area with Arosa in December 2013 and creating a new area spanning 225km, it may not be such a secret for much longer. The resort has a number of bars and restaurants to keep visitors entertained in the evenings, as well as sledging runs and cafes for afternoon entertainment.

Resort Statistics

lenzerheide ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 85
Intermediates 72
Advanced 24
Snowboarders
Total Runs 181
Good for
  • Off piste
  • Families
Resort features Heated Outdoor Pool Ice Rink Bowling Snow sure
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1450m
Km of Piste 225km
Directions of Slopes N,S
Longest Run 11km
Drag Lifts 23
Ski Lifts 48
Snow Parks 1
Highest Lift 2865m
Uphill Capacity 39510
Chairlifts 18
Gondolas/Cable cars 7

Skiing in Lenzerheide, Graubünden

There are 225 km of pistes in total across the Lenzerheide and Arosa areas with options to suit all abilities. The off-piste is even more extensive, and tends to remain untracked for days due to the quietness of the area. There is a large selection of blue runs above Lenzerheide while intermediates should head towards Arosa for more red pistes.

Snow conditions in Lenzerheide, Graubünden

The snow in Switzerland is usually on top form with plenty of snow being dumped on the pistes perfect for powder skiing, however natural snowfall cannot be guaranteed throughout the whole season so there are snow making facilities across the slopes but most of the time aren't needed to be used.

Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Lenzerheide, Graubünden

There are also 56km of cross-country ski trails leading over the lake and through the forest, a 4km floodlit trail at Lantsch/Lenz, 8 natural ice curling rinks, tobogganing slopes at Obervaz and indoor swimming pool.

Other activities include:

  • Free-style/free-riding
  • Sledging
  • Tobogganing
  • Winter hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Ice-sports - ice-rink, curling, ice-hockey, alpine curling
  • Biathlon
  • Indoor sports - tennis, wellness and spa, outdoor heated swimming pool, fitness and gym

Transfer time in Lenzerheide, Graubünden

You can access Lenzerheide ski area via five airports which are Zurich (ZRH), Milan Malpensa (MXP), Milan Linate (LIN), Milan Bergamo (BGY) and Altenrhein (ACH) the time ranges from just over 2 - 8 hours transfer.