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Alps mountains cover one third of the swiss country.

 

Switzerland have 48 peaks standing over 4.000 metres high (13.120 feet) , this is a record in Europe.

The most amazing ski slopes are in the Swiss Alps and you will find lots of fun to skiing and snowboarding in the most beautifull and highest landscape in Europe.

Swiss Alps offers a wide range of ski areas, in different region :

Swiss Region

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Bernese Oberland (swiss alps)

 

One of the most traditional parts of Switzerland.

You will find in Bernese Oberland in Swiss Alps , diverse landscape that you will enjoy skiing. To the west there are large snowy highlands around the noble Gstaad, Saanen and Schönried with its beautiful ski slopes.

Hiking through the Kleine Scheidegg is beautiful. From there it is possible to continue to Jungfraujoch where a panoramic view of a mountain landscape will never forget.

On the terraces of restaurants you can take a break by the magical atmosphere of the ski area in the Bernese Oberland.

In the northeast of the “sacred area” is a Swiss ski resort into a world of glaciers Meiringen - Hasliberg.

Graubünden (Grisons)

 

The canton of Graubünden is the largest canton of Switzerland, surnamed the region of a hundred valleys“.

There are many traditional stations to enjoy winter sports. A ski vacation in Grisons will also give you the opportunity to hear different accents Swiss Alps dialects spoken in this region.

The canton is characterized by large differences in elevation changes: the heights of 500 meters in the north to heights of over 4000 meters.

There are an amazing flora and fauna in this exceptional region of the Alps. Several cultural events complete the offer in some places. Over 140 kilometers of ski runs are between the Vorab and Cassonsgrat.

During your stay in ski rental Grisons, do not miss the localities Heid, Mura, Selfranga and Madrisa.

Many chalets invite to have a break. Especially to the area around Davos: the place has developed into an important center of winter holidays near Parsenn and Jakobshorn. Another well-known resort, St. Moritz, in the mountains of the Engadine.

The ski slopes of Piz Nair, those Corviglia, Marguns and many others are constantly prepared for vacationers, and enjoying a ski holiday Grisons. This canton of Graubünden have other famous sites, including Arosa, Saint Bernard, Disentis and Sedrun Sils and Silvaplana.

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Valais

 

 The canton of Valais is in the Southwest Switzerland , on the border with France and Italy, close to the 3 Valleys. Its lowest point is about 370 meters above sea level, while the highest peak rises to 4630 meters above sea level at Pointe Dufour.  

The lowest point is about 370 meters , while the highest peak rises to 4630 meters at Pointe Dufour.

The three highest Alpine glaciers are also in the Valais. Zermatt is great in summer and winter, which is located at the foot of Matterhorns.

The Valais region has a total of nine ski areas at an altitude of over 3000 meters. Anrèze is one of the stations, it is located in the Swiss Alps, on a high plateau.

Cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding and sledge are possible. For fans of downhill 12 tracks are available Anrèze in the Valais, with a total length of 42 km. If you prefer cross country skiing, you will find definitely your pleasure in Valais.

Bellwald is another typical  Swiss Alps village in Valais. Located 1600 meters, one can however reach an altitude of 2500 meters with two chairlifts.

Skiers can then have fun racing down one of the three raids valley depart from this place. A total of 13 tracks and 31 km for a great vacation for winter sports! For cross country skiers, two tracks are at their disposal, which is equivalent to a total length of about 100 km!

Eischoll is also a great station in Valais for ski vacation

The presence of snow is almost guaranteed because of the high elevation of the site. More tracks can benefit from artificial snow, when winter snow is less than desired.

Fulling maintain the slopes of Valais every night and hand them in perfect condition for athletes, wake up, find the ideal conditions for a new day of skiing!

 

Swiss Alps

Enjoy the different regions of Switzerland.

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