About Davos

About Davos

Davos Ski Resort: Top destination for skiing holidays in the Swiss Alps

Willkommen im Skiort Davos, einem atemberaubenden Alpenparadies in den Schweizer Alpen. Genießen Sie erstklassiges Skifahren und Snowboarden, modernste Einrichtungen und atemberaubende Bergblicke. Egal ob Profi oder Anfänger, das Davos Ski Resort bietet für jeden etwas.

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A stunning winter scene in Davos, Switzerland, showcasing the charming town covered in a blanket of snow. The iconic Davos ski resort welcomes visitors to enjoy its snowy landscapes and thrilling slopes during the winter season.
A stunning winter scene in Davos, Switzerland, showcasing the charming town covered in a blanket of snow. The iconic Davos ski resort welcomes visitors to enjoy its snowy landscapes and thrilling slopes during the winter season.
A stunning winter scene in Davos, Switzerland, showcasing the charming town covered in a blanket of snow. The iconic Davos ski resort welcomes visitors to enjoy its snowy landscapes and thrilling slopes during the winter season.

Discover Davos Ski Resort: Your winter getaway

Davos ski resort is one of the best European winter destinations. It offers extensive ski areas suitable for all levels, from beginners to expert powder seekers. The resort has five different interconnected ski areas, each with its own charm and terrain. Get ready for an exciting snow experience in Davos Klosters Mountains!

Parsenn Area

Parsenn is the heart of the Davos ski resort and the birthplace of Swiss skiing. Here, you'll find wide, well-maintained slopes and long mountain descents, perfect for both intermediate and advanced skiers. Skiing conditions are excellent, with guaranteed snow from November to April. 

Our insider tip: Experience breathtaking sunrises on freshly groomed, crowd-free slopes during the early morning runs.

Jakobshorn

Jakobshorn, famous for its freestyle scene, apres-ski parties, and 360-degree panoramic mountain views, is a paradise for snowboarders and snow park enthusiasts. With an exhilarating superpipe, various jumps, and rails, it's the ultimate spot for adrenaline junkies to display their skills and catch some air.

Our insider tip: Relish the final ride as the sun sets, or relax in a hot tub 2,560 meters above sea level.

Madrisa

Madrisa is the ideal destination for families and beginners, offering a gentle terrain with breathtaking panoramic views. The dedicated children's area and easily navigable slopes ensure that both kids and adults have a wonderful time, making it an excellent choice for newcomers to build their snow confidence.

Rinerhorn

Nestled in a scenic mountain basin, Rinerhorn is a paradise for nature lovers and those seeking a more relaxed skiing experience. The area boasts a mix of wide blue and red slopes, offering a tranquil setting for skiers to soak in the breathtaking alpine scenery.

Our insider tip: For the ultimate winter delight at Rinerhorn, don't miss the perfectly groomed 3.5-kilometer sledding run and night skiing.

Pischa

Pischa, a well-kept secret, offers a unique experience with no groomed slopes. It's a haven for freeriders and backcountry enthusiasts, providing untouched terrain and pristine powder fields that promise an exciting challenge for adventure seekers.

Our insider tip: Ready for a new adventure? Experience the thrill of fat-biking or airboarding in this unique alpine landscape.

An exhilarating shot of a skier gracefully carving through pristine powder slopes in the world-renowned Davos ski resort. The skier's dynamic form and the untouched, glistening snow epitomize the incredible winter experiences awaiting visitors at Davos ski resort.
An exhilarating shot of a skier gracefully carving through pristine powder slopes in the world-renowned Davos ski resort. The skier's dynamic form and the untouched, glistening snow epitomize the incredible winter experiences awaiting visitors at Davos ski resort.
An exhilarating shot of a skier gracefully carving through pristine powder slopes in the world-renowned Davos ski resort. The skier's dynamic form and the untouched, glistening snow epitomize the incredible winter experiences awaiting visitors at Davos ski resort.

The Thrill of Skiing and Snowboarding

Prepare to embark on an unparalleled skiing and snowboarding adventure as you explore the vast and diverse slopes of Davos. Whether you're an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro, there's an exhilarating experience waiting for you at every turn.

Easy blue slopes for beginners

If you're new to skiing, don't worry! Davos ski resort offers a variety of blue wide slopes designed for beginners to practice and gain confidence. Ski resort’s dedicated learning areas provide a safe and supportive environment where newcomers can learn the basics with patient and certified instructors.

Exciting red slopes for intermediates

As you progress in your skiing journey, the intermediate red slopes await. These well-maintained runs offer the perfect mix of excitement and accessibility, allowing you to enhance your technique and elevate your skiing abilities.

Challenging black slopes for expert skiers

Davos ski resort offers a thrilling challenge for experienced skiers seeking an adrenaline rush. Navigate steep descents, thrilling moguls, and sharp turns as you push your skills to the limit.

Freestyle Paradise

Davos ski resort, particularly Jakobshorn, has been a freestyle mecca for decades. It's where the freestyle movement originated in the 1980s, when Jakobshorn was the only mountain open to snowboarders. Whether you're new to freestyle or a pro, the JatzPark offers exciting challenges with jumps, rails, and the superpipe.

Off-Piste Exploration

Go beyond the beaten path and immerse yourself in off-piste paradise of Davos. From the exhilarating powder fields of Pischa to the hidden gems around the resort, off-piste enthusiasts will find their slice of winter paradise, surrounded by untouched, pristine snow.

Night Skiing

Extend your ski day into the evening with exciting night skiing at Rinerhorn. As the sun sets behind the mountains, Davos comes alive under the glow of floodlights, offering a unique and enchanting skiing experience that you won't want to miss.

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Skier on a high-Alpine ridge in Davos
Skier on a high-Alpine ridge in Davos
Skier on a high-Alpine ridge in Davos

The Snow Experience Davos: Expert Guidance and Lessons

At The Snow Experience Davos, we take pride in our team of certified ski and snowboard instructors who are not only highly skilled but also deeply passionate about sharing their love for winter sports.

Whether you're a beginner looking to take your first steps on the snow or an experienced rider aiming to perfect your technique, The Snow Experience Davos is here to make your winter adventure exceptional.

Certified instructors with a passion for teaching

Our instructors undergo rigorous training and hold recognized certifications to ensure you receive top-notch guidance and instruction. Their dedication to teaching and their genuine enthusiasm for winter sports create a positive and motivating learning environment for all our guests.

Private lessons

Experience the best in personalized instruction with private lessons at Davos ski resort. Our instructors design a customized lesson plan to help you overcome challenges and advance your skills. Benefit from one-on-one guidance, with instructors focusing solely on your progress and development, leading to significant improvements in a short time.

Flexible itinerary

In private lessons, you have the freedom to explore the areas you're most interested in, whether it's improving your carving technique, conquering black slopes, or mastering off-piste terrain. Our instructors will adapt the lesson plan to meet your preferences and goals.

Snow experience for all ages and skill levels

Our ski school welcomes all, with instructors adept at tailoring teaching to diverse ages and abilities. We provide snow experiences for both young children taking their first steps on the snow and adults seeking new challenges.

Kids and teens

Our instructors are experts in engaging young learners and creating a fun and safe environment for children and teenagers to develop their skiing or snowboarding skills. Our kids' programs are designed to instil a lifelong love for winter sports while prioritizing safety and enjoyment.

Adults

For adult learners, our instructors understand the unique challenges and learning styles of mature beginners and experienced skiers alike. Whether you're trying skiing for the first time or aiming to refine your technique, we'll ensure your lessons are enjoyable and rewarding.

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Freshly snowed skis in the beautiful winter landscape of Davos ski resort.
Freshly snowed skis in the beautiful winter landscape of Davos ski resort.
Freshly snowed skis in the beautiful winter landscape of Davos ski resort.

Equipment Rental and Services

At Davos Ski Resort, you'll find excellent equipment rental services for your skiing and snowboarding adventure. Trusted rental shops offer a diverse selection of top-quality gear, carefully maintained for your safety and performance.

Skis and Snowboards

Choose from a wide range of skis, snowboards, and other winter essentials, tailored to different styles and terrains. Whether you're a beginner looking for stability or an advanced rider craving high performance, Davos' rental shops have you covered.

Boots, bindings, and safety gear

Get precisely fitted boots and bindings for comfort and control, and prioritize safety with rental helmets and protective gear.

Convenient rental options

Mit Mietshops, die bequem im gesamten Davos Ski Resort verteilt sind, können Sie ganz einfach auf die Ausrüstung zugreifen, die Sie benötigen. Genießen Sie flexible Mietzeiträume, die Ihrem Zeitplan entsprechen, ob es sich um einen Tagesausflug oder einen längeren Urlaub handelt. Mit fachkundiger Anleitung und wertvollen Mitarbeiterempfehlungen, die auf Ihre Ski- oder Snowboardziele abgestimmt sind, werden Sie bestens für Ihren Skiurlaub in Davos vorbereitet sein.

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Young lady snowboarder joyfully carving through the Parsenn slopes in Davos ski resort.
Young lady snowboarder joyfully carving through the Parsenn slopes in Davos ski resort.
Young lady snowboarder joyfully carving through the Parsenn slopes in Davos ski resort.

Snow Conditions and Weather

At The Snow Experience Davos, we understand the importance of snow conditions for a great experience. Stay updated on snowfall and weather by visiting the official Davos ski resort website or reliable local sources.

Enjoy ideal snow conditions

Davos ski resort offers an excellent ski season from early December to late April, with abundant natural snow. Our advanced snowmaking technology ensures optimal skiing conditions, even during periods of limited natural snowfall.

Snow reports

For up-to-date information on snow conditions and depths across different ski areas, check the official Davos ski resort website for regular snow reports. These reports provide valuable insights into recent snowfall amounts, allowing you to plan your day on the slopes accordingly.

Weather forecasts

Weather conditions can greatly influence your skiing and snowboarding experience. Check the official Davos ski resort website for reliable forecasts, including precipitation, wind, and temperature details.

Avalanche awareness

Safety is a top priority at Davos ski resort, especially for off-piste adventures. Equip yourself with essential avalanche safety gear like a transceiver, shovel, and probe, as avalanches can present significant risks. We strongly advise taking avalanche safety courses before heading off-piste to gain knowledge and skills.

Stay prepared with the 'White risk' app

Ensure your safety by downloading the 'White Risk' app from the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Davos. This free app offers up-to-date information, including bulletins, hazard maps, and valuable tools, ensuring you're well-prepared on the go.

Skier on a thrilling ski touring expedition in the pristine wilderness of Davos ski resort.
Skier on a thrilling ski touring expedition in the pristine wilderness of Davos ski resort.
Skier on a thrilling ski touring expedition in the pristine wilderness of Davos ski resort.

Cozy Accommodations and Delightful Dining

The Davos Ski Resort promises a memorable stay with cozy accommodations, delicious dining options crafted from local ingredients, and a vibrant apres-ski scene.

Mountain-View Retreats and Alpine Charm

At The Davos Ski Resort, we invite you to experience the perfect blend of cozy accommodations and delightful dining, all rooted in the goodness of local ingredients.

Our mountain-view retreats offer a glimpse into the alpine way of life. The luxurious hotels boast spacious rooms with plush bedding, all while providing stunning mountain views that serve as the perfect backdrop to your winter getaway.

For those yearning for a more intimate and authentic alpine experience, charming chalets nestled amidst snow-dusted landscapes offer the epitome of coziness.

Our insider tip:

Explore the Igloo Hotel in Davos, perched at 2,620 meters above sea level. The Parsenn Igloo Hotel offers shared and private rooms, including a jacuzzi suite, all equipped with thermal mats and sleeping bags. The Iglu-Dorf Davos Klosters showcases remarkable snow and ice art and provides a serene spot for stargazing—a unique escape from everyday life.

Culinary Adventures with Local Flavors

As the sun sets, embark on a culinary journey that spans Swiss and international cuisines, all made from the freshest local ingredients:

  • Gourmet Restaurants: Savor exquisite dishes crafted by our talented chefs using locally sourced ingredients like cheese, butter, milk, eggs, vegetables, and meat. Impeccable service and a refined ambiance complete the experience.

  • Cozy Cafes: Unwind in the cozy atmosphere of Davos' charming cafes while sipping freshly brewed coffee or tea and indulging in delightful pastries and desserts, all made from the finest local ingredients.

  • Alpine mountain huts: Venture to the mountain huts scattered across the resort for a unique dining adventure. Feast on traditional Swiss delights like cheese fondue and raclette, all featuring the rich flavors of locally sourced ingredients, while taking in breathtaking mountain vistas.

  • Après-Ski delights: After an exhilarating day on the slopes, join fellow winter enthusiasts in vibrant bars and lounges. Sip signature cocktails, enjoy live music, and share your mountain tales as you unwind and celebrate the day's adventures.

Adventurous group of skiers enjoying a guided off-piste tour in the stunning terrain of Davos ski resort.
Adventurous group of skiers enjoying a guided off-piste tour in the stunning terrain of Davos ski resort.
Adventurous group of skiers enjoying a guided off-piste tour in the stunning terrain of Davos ski resort.

Beyond Skiing: Winter Wonderland Adventures

While skiing and snowboarding take centre stage in Davos, this winter wonderland offers a treasure trove of experiences beyond the slopes. Embrace the magic of winter with a variety of exciting activities that cater to every interest and age group, ensuring a fulfilling and unforgettable winter escape.

Cozy winter hikes

Explore the charm of cozy winter hikes around Davos, where snow-covered landscapes transform into a tranquil wonderland. Wander through pristine forests and meadows, basking in the soft winter light. Davos takes care of its winter hiking enthusiasts with well-maintained and clearly marked trails suitable for both leisurely strolls and adventurous treks.

Insider tip: enjoy the sunset in the Strela Alp Hut, offering a breathtaking view over Davos and the surrounding mountains, making it a must-visit destination on your winter hiking adventure.

Ice Skating in Davos: A Winter Tradition

Lace up your skates and glide on glistening ice at Davos' rinks, embracing the joyful freedom amid enchanting alpine scenery.

Davos has a rich tradition of ice skating, with the Davos World of Ice offering a spectacular experience. This 4,500 m² mobile artificial ice rink is the largest in Switzerland, bringing this ancient winter sport to life with curling, hockey games, and speed skating.

Snowshoeing in Davos: Explore Nature

Escape to the tranquil winter landscape of Davos with snowshoe walking. Traverse snowy forests and meadows, hearing the satisfying crunch of fresh snow underfoot. Snowshoeing grants a unique connection with nature, unlocking hidden corners inaccessible by skis.

Davos boasts diverse snowshoe routes, including the famed Jakobshorn summit tour and the picturesque Pischa area. In the valley, discover new routes on the Wolfgang, Tinzenblick, Landwasser, and Wildboden trails, along with Klosters' 3-Village and Alpenrösli trails. Guided tours offer expert insights into the region's flora, fauna, and natural wonders.

Sledging Adventure in Davos

Rooted in tradition, Davos proudly boasts the use of the world's most common sledge, the iconic "Davos sledge."

Davos takes sledging to new heights with exhilarating runs like the Schatzalp and Rinerhorn, where the thrill of sledging harmonizes with the Alpine scenery. The Schatzalp run winds from the heights of Schatzalp through the enchanting "magical forest" down to Davos Platz. Meanwhile, Rinerhorn promises an exciting adventure, with its three-kilometre run boasting 24 thrilling curves. Various sledges are available for rent at the valley station, conveniently located next to the Blockhuus restaurant, ensuring an unforgettable experience for everyone.

Overnight Adventure: Sleeping Under the Stars

Experience a night like no other at almost 1,900 meters above sea level with Madrisa's cozy star suite. Gaze up at the stars from the comfort of your warm bed and embrace nature from a unique perspective. It's an outdoor night like no other—spectacular, yet wonderfully uncomplicated.

Cultural Enrichment: Museums and Events

For culture enthusiasts, Davos offers a wealth of enriching experiences. Explore captivating museums that delve into the history, art, and traditions of the region. From the Kirchner Museum Davos, dedicated to the works of expressionist artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, to the Winter Sports Museum showcasing the heritage of winter sports, there's much to discover.

Embrace the vibrant cultural scene in Davos throughout the winter season, with a rich lineup of events ranging from concerts and performances to theatre productions and film festivals.

Insider tip: Don't miss the chance to support HC Davos, the local ice hockey club, as they compete in the National League. Head to the Davos Ice Stadium for their home games, where you can be part of the excitement and cheer for the record champions.

Scenic railway bridge along the route to Davos ski resort, offering picturesque views of the journey to this winter paradise.
Scenic railway bridge along the route to Davos ski resort, offering picturesque views of the journey to this winter paradise.
Scenic railway bridge along the route to Davos ski resort, offering picturesque views of the journey to this winter paradise.

Getting to Davos and Transportation

Reaching Davos Ski Resort is a seamless and hassle-free experience. Whether you're arriving internationally or from within Switzerland, the resort offers convenient transportation options to ensure you reach your winter paradise with ease.

By plane: Zurich International Airport

Zurich International Airport (ZRH) serves as the closest major airport to Davos, making it the preferred choice for international travellers. Upon landing at Zurich Airport, you have several efficient options to continue your journey to Davos.

From Zurich Airport, board a train to Zurich Hauptbahnhof (the main train station), which takes around 10-15 minutes. From Zurich Hauptbahnhof, you'll find direct train connections to Davos, making it a convenient and scenic journey. The comfortable Swiss trains provide stunning views of the picturesque Swiss countryside and the majestic Alps, setting the tone for your upcoming winter adventure.

Traveling to Davos by train

If you're already in Switzerland, the country's extensive railway system provides a reliable and comfortable way to reach Davos. Major cities like Zurich, Geneva, and Bern offer direct train connections to Davos, ensuring easy access from various parts of the country.

Enjoy a comfortable and stress-free journey by train as you sit back, relax, and take in the picturesque views while the train safely transports you and your luggage to your destination. Your journey involves taking the Swiss national rail (SBB) to Landquart and then seamlessly continuing on with the Rhaetian railway (RhB) to either Klosters or Davos.

To find the most up-to-date timetable information for your journey by public transport to and around Davos Klosters, visit www.sbb.ch.

Traveling to Davos by car

If you prefer traveling by car, Davos is well-connected to the Swiss road network, making it accessible by road. The drive to Davos offers a picturesque journey through stunning landscapes, allowing you to fully appreciate the beauty of the Swiss Alps.

For added convenience, the RhB (Rhaetian Railway) offers a quick and secure transport service through the Vereina tunnel. The tunnel conveniently links Klosters with Unterengadin, enhancing the accessibility and ease of your journey.

Convenient Transportation within the Davos Ski Resort

Once you arrive in Davos, getting around the resort is effortless. Davos boasts a well-organized transportation system, offering convenient shuttle buses and public transportation to transport you to various ski areas and attractions.

If you're staying in Davos or Klosters, you'll receive the Davos Klosters guest card. This card provides you with complimentary access to all local public transportation, including buses and trains within the region. Enjoy the freedom to explore the resort and its surroundings at your convenience.

Protective safety fence lining the ski race course at Davos ski resort, ensuring the safety of competitors during an exciting ski competition.
Protective safety fence lining the ski race course at Davos ski resort, ensuring the safety of competitors during an exciting ski competition.
Protective safety fence lining the ski race course at Davos ski resort, ensuring the safety of competitors during an exciting ski competition.

Plan Your Winter Adventure Today!

Get ready for an extraordinary winter experience in Davos, where the magic of the Alps awaits. Our dedicated team at "The Snow Experience Davos" is here to ensure that your ski vacation is nothing short of extraordinary.

Whether you're a beginner seeking ski lessons, an experienced rider exploring Davos’ hidden snow gems, or a family eager to create cherished memories, we've got you covered. Let's turn your winter dreams into reality and make this season one for the books!

Let's start planning your winter adventure!

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