Graubuenden Ski Area
Graubünden is Switzerland’s largest and highest altitude mountain region. It is home to three of the world’s most classic ski resorts – St. Moritz, Davos and Klosters. However, you’ll also find hidden gems here that are really worth trying out this season. The neighbouring resorts of Arosa and Lenzerheide have a fabulous 225kms of slopes to explore.
But the secret is already out on the next big thing in cutting-edge ski resort design and facilities – Flims Laax offers 235kms of slopes, a high tech lift system, a glacier with skiing over 3,000m, 4 snowparks, Europe’s largest half-pipe, some ski in/ski out accommodation and a mouth-watering range of 23 excellent mountain restaurants.
Ski Resorts in Graubünden
There are a range of resorts in Graubünden from world-renowned to hidden gems which both offer a diverse range of slopes, snow parks, ski schools, restaurants and bars.
The ski domain's most notable resorts are Arosa/Lenzerheide offering wide and steep carving pistes. St Moritz is the area's renowned resort, providing more than 100km of World Cup standard runs and is popular with expert skiers. It has a prestigious spots history, hosting 2 winter Olympics and 5 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.
Davos is the highest town in the Alps and the hub of 4 ski areas: Parsenn, Jakobshorn, Rinerhorn and Pischa. Klosters is a much more picturesque resort and has strong links with the royal family, especially the Prince of Wales. You can read more about this on our top 5 royal resorts post. Parsenn is the central area which provides the resort with the most challenging slopes.
With such a wide variety of places to visit in Graubünden, you're spoilt for choice and will need to whittle down the options available to find the best resort for you. It all depends on your ability and whether you prefer your holidays busy and bustling or quiet and remote.
Skiing in Graubünden
Graubünden is Switzerland number one holiday destination with exceptional opportunities for winter spotrts thrills, numerous pistes for all abilities of skiing and snowboarding and the place for ultimate relaxation. It is arguably Swiss skiing at its best. Many of the resorts in Graubünden are in close proximity, making the area even more desirable for skiers. Klosters and Davos, for example, are just 10km apart in the Prättigau district, opening up over 300km of available runs. Whilst other resorts are scattered amongst the mountains.
Ski Holidays in Graubünden
Alongside its world class ski resorts, holidays in Graubünden invite you to its lively apres ski, top class hotels, ice curling rinks, skating, toboganning, live music, cinemas and so much more, available just 2 hours away from Zurich airport.
If you're looking for an all-round ski resort to cater various abilities of skiers or even snowboarders, then Davos and Klosters are perfect. Especially for group ski holidays where you can enjoy the resorts' lively nightlife and numerous entertainment options. For a resort that offers an emphasis on advanced skiing, then St Moritz specialises in challenging runs. It's a beautiful, traditional resort, set by a huge lake and it offers a wealth of amenities and great scenery, that it appeals strongly to non-skiers, too.
The best resort for beginners and intermediates is Laax whose abundance of red slopes make for perfect family ski holidays. Overall, the choice, the beauty and the sheer scale of Graubünden can't fail to impress you.
You can explore Graubünden’s snow sure resorts and our best offers for 3 and 4- night ski short breaks or 7 night durations. All hotels in Graubünden resorts can be found by searching with the ‘accommodation-only’ selection. Our expert team at Iglu Ski can add any flights from UK to Zurich or Friedrichshafen airports and arrange your resort transfer.
Best of Graubünden from the Iglu Ski Experts
Best bars -
- Ex-Bar, Davos
- Arena Bar and Club, Laax
- The Devil's Place, St Moritz
- Tschuggen Hutte, Arosa
- KuhBar, Arosa
Best resaturants -
- Restaurant Jatzhutte, Davos
- Johri's Talvo, St Moritz
- Bellaval, St Moritz
- Ta Pa Restaurant, Arosa
Best ski runs -
- White Carpet, St Moritz
- Audi giant slalom ski run, St Moritz
- Madrisa, Davos/Klosters
- Nagens und mutta rondunda, Laax
- Pizzet zouz, St Moritz
- Windegga, Arosa