Holiday homes for winter sports Switzerland

High standards of quality... this is what describes a ski holiday in Switzerland, at least partially. Both on and off the slopes, the Swiss settle for nothing less than perfection when it comes to services offered. Choose a winter sports holiday home in Switzerland this year in one of the legendary resorts of the Alps, to just be a cut above the rest. Read more

Ski resorts in Switzerland

Switzerland  /  Choose your Resort

City Resort altitude Total ski lifts Slope length Night skiing
Nendaz 1400 - 1900 m 20 135 km  170 km  26 km View
Zermatt 1620 - 3820 m 54 220 km  62 km View
Grindelwald 950 - 1000 m 20 33 km  56 km  13 km View
CRANS MONTANA 1510 - 2883 m 32 70 km  15 km  View
Saas Fee 1800 - 3600 m 20 60 km  20 km  View

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High standards of quality... this is what describes a ski holiday in Switzerland, at least partially. Both on and off the slopes, the Swiss settle for nothing less than perfection when it comes to services offered. Choose a winter sports holiday home in Switzerland this year in one of the legendary resorts of the Alps, to just be a cut above the rest.

Fondue, world-renowned chocolate, mountain villages with an impressive and unique history, surrounded by snowy peaks that dominate the skyline and skiers that enjoy them throughout the winter... this is a short preview of your classy winter sports holiday in Switzerland.

Here's a few more of the country's highlights for a winter vacation:

  • 57 peaks of 4000 m or more in height, such as Matterhorn, Eiger, Monte Rosa
  • Europe's biggest glacier - the Aletsch
  • Europe's highest railway station - Jungfraujoch
  • huge cable cars
  • world-famous resorts

 

Where to go skiing in Switzerland

Switzerland is home to 338 popular and world-famous resorts. This country has the snow, the epic scenery, impressive mountains, impeccable style and services... and with our best deals on winter sports holiday homes in Switzerland, you also get the best value for the money and very affordable prices.

Regions such as Valais, Graubunden, Bernand others offer some of the best ski resorts in Switzerland:

🎿 Zermatt

Zermatt offers some of the best scenery in the Alps, given its mighty Matterhorn. It is considered by many to be the best ski resort in the world, it is car free and offers its tourists:

  • 59 pistes, 40 ski lifts
  • 9 km of cross country trails
  • excellent pistes for all level skiers
  • an airport within two hours drive
  • summer skiing
  • lift links to Breuil Cervinia and Valtournenche in Italy
  • world's second biggest lift-served vertical drop
  • an underground funicular railway
  • 50 different special ski programs
  • the guided "Haute Route" ski mountaineering and back country ski routes
  • heliskiing
  • one of the world's top snowboarding destinations
  • The Gravity Park on the glacier
  • three snowboarding schools
  • some of the liveliest night life in the Alps

The ski season in Zermatt lasts year round.

🎿 Verbier

Verbier is a world class resort, the capital of the 4 Valley ski circus. It offers a very wide range of facilities and:

  • 70 pistes, 17 ski lifts
  • 29 km of cross country trails
  • excellent pistes for all level skiers
  • three airports within two hours drive
  • one of the biggest and best verticals in the world
  • high-tech lifts serving large numbers of skiers quickly
  • ski safaris organized by the ski schools to French and Italian resorts
  • heli-skiing, ski mountaineering
  • one of Europe's best known free ride competitions, the Xtreme
  • nightlife that offers something for everyone

The ski season in Verbier usually lasts between mid November and mid April.

🎿 Saas Fee

Saas Fee is also called the "Pearl of the Alps". It was voted the best ski resort in Switzerland, and second best in the Alps. It is one of the most popular resorts for families and it offers:

  • 35 pistes, 23 ski lifts
  • 8 km of cross country trails
  • pistes for all level skiers
  • an airport within two hours drive
  • glacier skiing accessed by underground funicular and modern lifts
  • winter and summer skiing because of its glacier
  • three main ski areas
  • the huge Freestyle Park at Morenia for snowboarders
  • a beginner park at the Stafelwald
  • the big Allalin Freestyle Park at the Satefelwald in summer
  • the Eskimo Snowboard school, snowboarding camps in the Summer
  • numerous restaurants, apres-ski

The ski season in Saas Fee usually lasts between late November and late April.

🎿 Grindelwald

Grindelwald is a historic year round resort, offering:

  • 50 pistes, 20 ski lifts
  • 17 km of cross country trails
  • pistes for all level skiers
  • three Airports within two hours drive
  • snow sports and mountaineering school
  • a superb terrain park
  • excellent half pipe
  • snowboarding schools
  • torchlit descents
  • apres-ski, bars, pubs, restaurants

The ski season in Grindelwald usually lasts between mid November and mid April.

🎿 Nendaz

Nendaz is a beautiful family ski holiday destination, offering:

  • 35 pistes, 20 ski lifts
  • 11 km of cross country trails
  • great pistes for all level skiers
  • four airports within two hours drive
  • affordable, easy-going and family-friendly resort
  • fantastic skiing, including the iconic Mont-Fort
  • some of the best off piste in the world
  • great value for the money
  • the fastest access to Mont-Fort, with stunning views of over 20 peaks
  • quiet, beautiful setting and great childcare facilities

The ski season in Nendaz usually lasts between early December and late April.

🎿 Crans Montana

Crans Montana has a modern, lively and cosmopolitan atmosphere and breath-taking views of the Alps. It offers its guests:

  • 50 pistes, 34 ski lifts
  • 30 km of cross country trails
  • pistes for all level skiers
  • three airports within two hours drive
  • the Foulée Blanche race in January every year
  • cross country trails on the glacier
  • a snowpark with rails, jumps, wallride, box, hip, C-Rails, Rainbow
  • ski and snowboarding schools
  • nearly a hundred bars and restaurants
  • a cinema, 10 pin bowling and a casino

The ski season in Crans Montana usually lasts between mid November and late April.

🎿 Engelberg

Engelberg is a historic village, where the Rotair, the world's first revolving cable car is to be found. It offers:

  • 28 pistes, 26 ski lifts
  • 37 km of cross country trails
  • pistes suitable for all level skiers
  • five airports within two hours drive
  • the Ski Jumping World Cup in December
  • a terrain park on the Jochpass
  • restaurants, bars, night spots
  • a fun park on the Titlis Glacier in spring and autumn

The ski season in Engelberg usually lasts between early October and late May.

🎿 Davos

Davos is a large town offering world class facilities, and is also a major health center. It offers its visitors:

  • 110 pistes, 38 ski lifts
  • 75 km of cross country trails
  • two airports within two hours drive
  • family-friendly resort
  • one of the world's leading snowboarding destinations
  • three snowboarding schools, four fun parks
  • evening entertainment for all tastes
  • folklore evenings, theatre, cinema, concerts and sleigh rides
  • lively bars and restaurants
  • the largest natural ice rink in Europe

The ski season in Davos usually lasts between mid November and late April.

🎿 Veysonnaz

Veysonnaz is a traditional Valasian mountain village, offering its visitors:

  • 10 pistes, 11 ski lifts
  • 5 km of cross country trails
  • pistes suitable for all level skiers
  • three Airports within two hours drive
  • quiet, charming village overlooking the Rhone Valley
  • one of the best World Cup downhill runs in the world
  • access to the 4 Valleys
  • ideal for families
  • medieval chateaux, museums and churches nearby
  • great value for the money

The ski season in Veysonnaz usually lasts between mid November and mid April.

There are of course numerous other great ski resorts to choose from on a winter holiday in Switzerland, such as St. Moritz, Villars, Wengen, Flims, Thyon-Les Collons and others.

Skiing in Switzerland for Christmas, a wish come true

The ski resorts in Switzerland don't even have to make too much of an effort to make Christmas truly spectacular. They already have a stunning scenery and plenty of snow, yet they add to this festive markets and torch-lit descents to make it all even more special.

If your Christmas wish list includes fantastic skiing, you can make your wish come true this year with a fantastic winter sports Christmas holiday home in Switzerland in the country's best resorts such as:

Have a Merry skiing Christams!

A very Happy New Year in Switzerland

New Year's week in Switzerland is everything you would expect from a country where it all began for skiing, and more.

From the stunning mountain peaks and slopes, to world-class après-ski, amazing local traditions and impressive fireworks, you can spend a party-on New Year or a cozy one with one of our holiday homes in Switzerland, at a very affordable price.

Choose among the best winter sports resorts for New Year in Switzerland and enjoy your winter holiday with a side of fantastic skiing in:

You will have new friends to share the count down with, you will enjoy amazing firework displays, you can join the strong family crowd in Nendaz, you can watch the January 1st piglet race in Klosters, rest and relax in Arosa, enjoy the old town charm in Zermatt or the family-friendly atmosphere in Wengen. Surprise your loved ones with a very Happy New Year!

Winter sports in Switzerland with children

Enjoy your family winter sports holiday this year at its best in Switzerland! No one is left behind with the multitude and variety of ski pistes available here.

With great ski schools, kindergartens, babysitting services, packages and deals for families, fun activities for non skiers, Nordic walking and even ski lifts suitable for the little ones, everyone is guaranteed a fun winter holiday in Switzerland.

The best family ski resorts in Switzerland worth spreading the word about are:

  • Davos – with Switzerland’s largest natural ice rink, 9 toboggan runs and “Escape” adventure. It hosts the Kinderland kids club which offers a different type of childcare, involving obstacles and small jumps, then a trampoline and bouncy castle to keep the little ones entertained while you enjoy the slopes
  • Wengen – with its pedestrianized center, a relaxed village vibe, private nursery area and various child-friendly facilities.
  • Saas Fee – with its Swiss Snow Kids Village with bonus activities like an alpine coaster and ice cave. Ride the world’s highest funicular, Metro Alpin, enjoy a family meal at the world’s highest revolving restaurant here, and the 6 km night toboggan run.
  • Nendaz – with pistes for all level skiers, one of Switzerland’s best designated beginners’ areas. Try the Swiss cuisine at La Lanterne, ski under the full moon, spend quality time together as a family here.
  • Crans Montana - with its two snowparks, a boardercross, and an airbag with excellent tuition. Check out the "Snow Island" for the little ones, with mini pistes, snow tubing and sledding.

Your winter sports family holiday in Switzerland will definitely take for an entire photo album.

High quality ski and wellness in Switzerland

After a day spent on the fabulous Swiss slopes, you deserve some good old fashioned pampering at a spa, pool, sauna, jacuzzi or whatever you prefer. Switzerland is not one to disappoint you in this matter, not at all. You can choose a winter sports holiday home with a swimming pool, a thermal pool, a sauna or a whirlpool and relax all your senses after challenging the powder on the ski slopes during the day, in:

Make your ski holiday even more complete with some well-deserved relaxation of both body and mind.

Best après-ski in Switzerland

Switzerland always has reasons to celebrate: it's a beautiful country with a dazzling scenery! Resorts here don't settle for any less than perfection when it comes to après-ski facilities as well - because when the Swiss do something, they do it well. From fancy and glamorous to laid-back places, here's the best après-ski resorts of Switzerland:

  • Verbier – where you can start on the mountain at Ice Cube below the Ruinettes chair with some great tunes, then head down in the village at Pub Mont Fort and enjoy a Shaker. At the Farinet the parties are crazy, the rooftop opens up and when it's a snowfall... well, you can imagine it's fantastic. Then head over to Le Rouge, or the Farm Club for a "dance 'til morning hours" party.
  • Zermatt – it actually won the "World’s Best Après Ski Resort", and not without a reason. "Get your drink on" at the Hennu Stall, or Papperla, then carry on to the fairy-tale themed Schneewittli nightclub or the illustrious Broken Bar disco. At Heinz Julen's Vernissage you can tour an art gallery with a cocktail, enjoy an artistic lounge bar, and sometimes the nightclub.
  • Grindelwald– offers plenty of choices as well, from the Challi Bar where you can enjoy a nice beer, to the Kleine Scheidegg that has great Schnapps coffee, the Gepsi Bar with piano music, Avocado and Mescalero for dancing.
  • Davos – where you can start with a drink at slope-side Jatz Hut, or at the Rotliechtli for classic cocktails, the Carigiet piano bar. If you want to get your groove on 'til the morning, the Ex Bar will keep you out of bed for sure.

There are of course other great après-ski resorts such as Saas Fee, Klosters, St. Moritz, Wengen and so on. Make new friends and have a fun time on your winter holiday this year!

Switzerland offers world-class services when it comes to skiing and winter sports, as well as perfect pistes and stunning scenery, a friendly atmosphere and fantastic cuisine.

The country has it all, and you can enjoy it at a very affordable price with booking a winter sports holiday home in Switzerland in plenty of time. Greet the cold season in a classic and classy way this year!

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