11 Skiing Spots in Switzerland that you should visit - With photos & details

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11 Skiing Spots to explore in Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the most developed countries in the world, with the highest nominal wealth per adult and the eighth-highest per capita GDP. It ranks at or near the top in several international metrics, including economic competitiveness and human development.

Arosa Lenzerheide7064 Tschiertschen, Switzerland

Arosa Lenzerheide is a ski area located in Arosa, Lenzerheide, Valbella, Parpan, and Churwalden, Graubünden/Switzerland. It originated in 2013/14 by connecting the existing ski areas of Arosa and Lenzerheide. With a total of 225 kilometers of ski slopes and 43 cable cars, it is the largest contiguous ski area in Graubünden.

ClaridenClariden, 6473 Silenen, Switzerland

Clariden is a very popular ski mountain because it is centrally located between the 2 main Swiss highways that cross the Alps: Gotthard and Bernardino.  It attracts so many tourists here and it is one of the centres for adventure sports.

Hoch-YbrigHoch-Ybrig, Oberiberg, Switzerland

The Hoch-Ybrig is a hiking and winter sports area in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland.  is dominated by the mountain peaks Drusberg, Forsberg, and Twäriberg. This mountain range forms a border ridge against the Muotatal and Glarnerland. There is a cable car available to reach the summit and it offers a panoramic view of the area.

LaaxLaax, Switzerland

The ski area of LAAX in the Swiss canton of Graubünden offers holidaymakers everything they need for varied and unforgettable holidays.  With 235 kilometres of pistes stretching across 100+ square kilometres of snow-assured slopes around the 'Crap Sogn Gion. A large network of hiking and cross-country skiing trails for walkers, winter hikers and cross-country skiers, as well as numerous wellness hotels.

Lac de JouxLac de Joux, Switzerland

It is the largest lake in Switzerland with a surface area of 9.5 km². The lake attracts countless visitors all year round; in summer mainly for water sports, biking and hiking and in winter for ice-skating and cross-country skiing.

Mont FortMont Fort, 1997 Nendaz, Switzerland

Mont Fort is a mountain of the Pennine Alps, located near Verbier in the Swiss canton of Valais. It lies on the range between the valleys of Bagnes and Nendaz, north of the Rosablanche. With a height of 3,328 meters above sea level, Mont Fort is the highest summit north of the Col de Louvie. Mont Fort is surrounded by several glaciers, The summit of Mont Fort is easily accessible by cable car from the heights of Verbier or Nendaz. There is one ski slope leading down from the mountain's peak - wh

Parsenn7260 Davos, Switzerland

Parsenn is a ski area near Davos, Switzerland, offering 35 ski runs.  The Parsenn area is the largest and most modern of Davos' five mountains.  The recently updated Parsenn "red railway" funicular covers the difference of 1,100 metres up to the Weissfluhjoch ridge. One can also get from Klosters to Gotschna/Parsenn with a large cable car which runs from here run up to 17 kilometres into the Prättigau valley.

Piz LagalbPiz Lagalb, 7504 Pontresina, Switzerland

Piz Lagalb is a standalone mountain, which rises to the north-east of Bernina Pass. Its singular location just across the pass from the Bernina Group makes it a perfect lookout towards the glaciated giants like Piz Palü, Piz Bernina or Piz Morterasch.  There is also a cable car facility here. In winter it serves as a ski area.

Piz NairPiz Nair, 7505 St Moritz, Switzerland

Piz Nair is a mountain of the Albula Alps in Switzerland, overlooking St. Moritz in the canton of Graubünden. The peak is easily accessible from the village with a funicular and a cable car; the upper station unloads 30 meters below the summit. Below the summit to the east is the Corviglia ski area.  The mountain hosted the alpine skiing events for the 1948 Winter Olympics in neighboring St. Moritz. It also hosted the World Championships in 1934, 1974, 2003 and 2017.

ThyonThyon, 1988 Vex, Switzerland

Thyon is a purpose-built ski resort in the Swiss Alps, located in the canton of Valais. The resort is situated in the central part of the canton, in the region of Sion, and is associated with the village of Les Collons. It forms part of the "4 Valleys" interlinked ski area, which together includes Thyon, Veysonnaz, Haute-Nendaz, Verbier, and La Tzoumaz. The ski pistes from Thyon and Veysonnaz effectively constitute a large, single integrated ski area, and connect with the rest of the "4 Valleys"

UnterrothornUnterrothorn, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

The Unterrothon is a mountain of the Swiss Pennine Alps, overlooking Zermatt in the canton of Valais. It is located west of the Oberrothorn, on the range north of the Findel Glacier.  The summit can be reached by cable car via Sunnegga and Blauherd. The Rothorn paradise is one of the main ski areas located around Zermatt.