FLIMS LAAX, SWITZERLAND
Ski Holidays in Laax, Switzerland
Flims Laax, also known as Laax, is only 2 hours from Zürich airport and is the largest linked ski area in Graubunden. Made up of three neighbouring resorts, Flims Laax and Falera each catering to a different type of guest. Laax is well-known amongst snowboarders and skiers, and is the perfect base for a week of exploring the runs and off-piste areas.
- Off piste
Snow conditions in Laax
There are 300 snow guns covering Laax's slopes with artificial snow that covers around 16% of the glaciers pistes. Adding that to the high altitude of natural snowfall for more guaranteed skiing during the winter season.
Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Laax
Flims is ideal for those more interested in winter walking and hiking as well as cross-country skiing and has a strong focus on wellness, whilst Falera is great for families looking for a peaceful location.
After a long day on the mountain, enjoy a couple of beers and some hearty Bavarian cuisine at the microbrewery Aktienbrauerei in Flims Waldhaus or head to Arena Flims for après drinks followed by dancing until the early hours in the club. Those with a sweet tooth will enjoy the cakes on offer at Café La Punt in Falera. For something a little different, head to Flims where the restaurant Caverna is located in candlelit cellars over 430 years old!
Other activities include:
- Winter Hikes
- Cross-country skiing
Transfer time in Laax
Travelling to Laax from Zurich airport is extremely convenient with the LAAX shuttle. Running for the duration of the 2013/14 season on Thursdays, Saturdays and and Sundays. The shuttle stop is easily accessible and sits directly in front of the airport building. Reservations for this service are required at least 48 hours prior to departure and it provides an excellent, cost effecieant and easy way to transfer between the airport and resort.