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Car Hire and Travel Blog - 23.11.2021.

Top 5 Swiss Ski Resorts

Sure, skiing in Switzerland can be a bit pricey, but why not give it a try. You know, put it on your bucket list. Once in your life, you should experience those white, snowy slopes and great views. Oh, and one thing you should try is a ski resort in Switzerland. You'll feel like a prince. Here are the top places to visit.

Switzerland is a country in Europe. It is in the Alps, which means that there are many ski resorts here. Skiing is top-rated in Switzerland because of the many mountains. There are many different types of skiing, including Alpine, Nordic and even extreme skiing.

Alpine skiing is one of the most common types in Switzerland, where you ski down the mountains on skis with metal edges that grip the ice. You can also do alpine climbing by hiking up a mountain and then skiing down when you reach the top!

Laax

Laax is one of the largest ski resorts in Switzerland. It's famous for its top-notch service, but it's also a great snowboarding and adrenaline ski resort, as the ski area has invested heavily in terrain parks, halfpipes, indoor freestyle facilities and high-profile events.
The top-rated hotel is the Rock resort, a four-star hotel with excellent apartments and top-notch service. It is located right next to the Laax ski lift, 6 km from Crestasee Lake
The Rock resort Serviced Apartments are modern and offer everything you could wish for. The gondola is nearby, you will be served a fresh breakfast every morning, the kitchen has everything you need to cook, but if you don't feel like cooking, the resort has several restaurants on-site. The ski lockers have heated ski boot holders, excellent children's facilities, and a small supermarket nearby. Families with young children prefer this ski resort.

Skiing in Swiss
Interlaken

Interlaken is a resort on the Aare River, between Lakes Thun and Brienz in central Switzerland. Although Interlaken does not have its ski resort, it markets itself as a popular ski resort as it is very close to excellent ski resorts like Grindelwald, Wengen, Muerren and so on. You can take the ski bus or the train. From Interlaken, you can also visit Zermatt, which is very popular among skiers.
The best-rated hotel in the Interlaken area is Hotel Roessli, which is popular with couples. If you're looking for a romantic retreat in the winter, this is it!

Zermatt

Zermatt is a top-rated mountain resort known not only for skiing but also for climbing and alpine recreation. It is the highest ski resort in Europe and offers 360 km of slopes and plenty of sunshine.
The ski lifts take you up to the highest altitudes. Up to Klein Matterhorn at 3,883 m, where you can look the four-thousand-meter peaks and the Matterhorn right in the eye. As a ski destination, especially for families, advanced skiers, experts and ski tourers, Zermatt can compete with the best.

Man skiing in the alps

Davos

Davos is a small Swiss town divided into two parts: Davos Platz and Davos Dorf. The former is most convenient for most hotels and shops, and the village is the best base for accessing the slopes. 
Davos offers you many hotels, apartments and mountain huts. It is known for its wild nightlife, more than 140 restaurants, and its wide range of shops.
Davos offers you some slopes; Jakobshorn, Parsenn, Pischa, Madrisa, and Rinerhorn.

St. Moritz

St. Moritz is one of the most famous resorts in the world. In winter and summer. Not only that, you can ski on its slopes, in winter, it is the place of many exciting events, such as the Snow Golf Cup, St. Moritz Gourmet Festival, Snow Polo World Cup, Bob & Skeleton World Cup, International Horse race on snow, and so on.

Swiss Skiing

Nordic Skiing

Nordic skiing includes cross-country skiing and telemark skiing. Cross-country skiing involves skiing on trails through forests, while telemarking consists of turning your ski boots sideways and leaning forward as you ski downhill to put all your weight on the front of your ski boots.

Extreme Skiing


Extreme skiing includes skyrunning, where you ski long distances up and down mountains; ski forcing, where you ride a motorbike through fig trees to launch off-ramps into the air and then land on skis, where skiers can also perform BMX tricks such as jumps and flips in the air; skiing underground or in caves. Climbing with your skis by attaching climb skis to your boots; Glading, where people steal logs from logging centres near forests by dropping trees towards other trees so that they fall but miss the trees they were going to fall on (resulting in this phenomenon called "glades" or holes created by the falling logs); floating rivers that you slide down on your back or stomach, and skiing without skis.

Switzerland has the highest ski resorts in the world, making it a great place to ski!

Mountain climbing in Swiss

What about mountain climbing? Do you know any famous mountains that we can climb? There are many famous mountains in the Swiss Alps. Some of them are Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau (three famous mountains surrounding the Eiger place); the Matterhorn (the most dangerous but also the most beautiful mountain in Switzerland); the Dufourspitze, at 4,634 metres above sea level, the highest mountain in Switzerland; the Dent Blanche (on the border between Valais and Uri, SW near Saas-Fee); the Mont Blanc, which has the Mont Blanc tunnel between France and Italy.

Summer is the perfect time for hiking in the mountains! When you hike up a mountain, it is snowed by snow machines, but you have a beautiful view of the Swiss Alps when you are at the top. There are many mountains with beautiful viewpoints from which you can enjoy fantastic views, including first, second, third, etc. The higher you are, the better the view, so always try to climb higher mountains.

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