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300km of pistes
1560m resort height
2 hours transfer time
Beginners, intermediates, experts great for
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Davos, situated in the picturesque Landwasser valley, is widely recognized as a prominent conference centre and a thriving hub for both winter and summer sports, boasting an international appeal and an extensive array of activities. The town is well know for its contemporary Conference Centre, a regular host of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Davos' centre offers diverse accommodation options, excellent shopping opportunities, and a vibrant atmosphere with numerous boutiques, cafés, and restaurants. The nightlife scene is equally lively, featuring bars, discos, and a casino.

Davos is a winter sports haven, drawing skiers and snowboarders from across the globe. Situated at altitudes ranging from 1124 to 2844 meters, the town boasts an extensive winter sports infrastructure, including 58 ski lifts, 300 km of slopes, 100 km of cross-country ski tracks, over 150 km of snowshoe and winter hiking trails, and two artificial ice rinks offering ice hockey, ice skating, and curling. Additionally, there are eight sledging runs for added fun.

For a more serene experience, visitors can enjoy a horse-drawn sledge ride into the snowy side valleys or explore the Davos mountains through 150 km of meticulously groomed winter footpaths and snow-shoe trails.

In the Davos-Klosters region, skiers and snowboarders are presented with an abundance of choices across six ski regions, offering nearly 300 km of slopes. Each ski area caters to different preferences:

1 & 2.  Madrisa and Rinerhorn: These areas are family-friendly, providing slopes suitable for all ages.

3.  Jakobshorn: Known as the "fun mountain," Jakobshorn is the go-to destination for freestylers and those seeking vibrant après-ski experiences.

4.  Parsenn: Recognized as the classic ski arena, Parsenn features wide slopes, appealing to a broad range of skiers.

5.  Pischa: Renowned as the off-piste paradise, Pischa is ideal for those seeking adventurous skiing experiences beyond the marked slopes.

6.  Schatzalp: Positioned as the "chilled" ski region, Schatzalp caters to leisure skiers looking for a relaxed and enjoyable experience on the slopes.

This diverse array of ski regions ensures that visitors to Davos-Klosters can find the perfect terrain to match their skiing preferences and skill levels.

Off-piste and Ski Touring

Davos Klosters offers some great free ride terrain accessible by cable car with a range of exhilarating freeride descents that once completed have connections back to the valley station via bus or train.  The expansive off piste terrain extends into numerous side valleys allowing the adventurous to explore areas without lift access.  As always it is recommended to book the services of a knowledgeable mountain guide.

A World of Activities

Davos Klosters offers a wealth of winter activities aside from skiing:

Snow shoeing - Embark on an adventure through deep snow-covered forests and pristine winter landscapes away from the usual paths. Discover the beauty of the region with the guidance of a professional or independently explore designated snowshoe trails. Davos Klosters offers a total of ten marked and secured routes, with six in the valley and four on the mountains, providing a remarkable nature experience. For a unique and enchanting experience, consider a moonlit hike, ideally combined with a traditional Grisons dinner in a rustic mountain hut.

Cross-country skiing - Davos Klosters provides an extensive array of activities for cross-country skiers. The cross-country trail network spans 100 kilometers for classic skiing and 75 kilometers for skating, accommodating all skill levels. With its high altitude, the resort ensures excellent conditions for cross-country skiing from October to April, offering guaranteed snow throughout the season.

Winter Hiking - Davos and Klosters boast a network of over 150 kilometers of well-signposted winter hiking routes, providing unforgettable experiences in a landscape adorned with glistening powder snow. The pristine side valleys and sun-kissed mountains accessible by lifts and cable cars offer excellent opportunities for exploration.

Ice Sports - The sports center in Davos is home to the mobile ice adventure landscape "Davos World of Ice," offering numerous attractions. Alongside a 300-meter-long oval ice rink for skating and ice stock curling, the "Davos World of Ice" includes a spacious central rink where individuals of all ages can partake in the captivating sport of ice hockey.

Tobogganing - The renowned "Davos sledge" is undoubtedly familiar to everyone. Originating from the birthplace of international tobogganing – Davos – this iconic wooden sled was the result of the first official race held in 1883. Presently, Davos and Klosters boast eight toboggan runs, providing a diverse and thrilling tobogganing experience day and night.

What We Like

- Parsenn / Gotschna: ski down over 2,000 metres of altitude on the Parsenn descent
- Jakobshorn: Enjoy 'Kafi sex' on the sun terrace of the legendary Jatzhütte
- Live ice hocky at one of the best ice hocky stadiums in Europe

Accommodation in Davos
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5* AlpenGold Davos
5* AlpenGold Davos

The AlpenGold Hotel Davos provides hotel guests with a distinctive view of Lake Davos and the surrounding landscape.

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fireplace
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Sauna
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The resort
Resort height - 1,560m
Highest point - 2,844m

Ski area

300km - The six skiing areas of Parsenn/Gotschna, Jakobshorn, Pischa, Madrisa, Rinerhorn, and Schatzalp/Strela have been seamlessly integrated into a vast winter sports arena. Parsenn, connecting Davos with the neighbouring Klosters resort

Blue runs 22%
Red runs 41%
Black runs 37%

Lifts - 58

Season length - December to April

Resort ratings
Beginners - 3/5
Intermediates - 4/5
Experts - 4/5
Snowboarders - 4/5
Après - 3/5
Scenery - 4/5
Groups - 4/5
Off piste - 4/5

Wellness | cross-country skiing | winter hiking | freeride | ski touring | shopping | tobogganing | ice skating | ice hockey

Transfer time

Zurich - 2 hours by car or 2.5 hours by train.
Taking the train is by far the most cost effective and relaxed way to reach Davos from Zurich airport.

Davos Klosters area lift pass
3 day lift pass from 191 - 218 CHF (£175 - £205)
6 day lift pass from 319 - 369 CHF (£290 - £335)

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