Located in the heart of the Alps, Switzerland is considered to be the Paradise of European skiing. Beautiful landscapes, healing alpine air and the valleys around snow tracks could offer a delightful cocktail of impressions, that you might experience while relaxing in the  beside the alpine peaks. The time-proven service reputation will definitely make your holidays unforgettable. No matter who you are: a plump extreme lover or a beginner in Switzerland you will find the resort for yourself. SUISSEPIC would like to help you to make a choice.

Zermatt

Zermatt is the highest ski resort in Europe and for sure one of Switzerland’s iconic places. If you want to enjoy spectacular views of Matterhorn (remembering famous chocolate maybe) and admire 38 summits, which surround the mountain, you have to go to Zermatt. Extreme picturesque slopes will put you in the atmosphere of snow fest. Total length of Zermatt’s tracks is 320 km. Moreover this first-class ski resort is completely environmentally friendly. You will not find any cars but electric ones as the pollution is banned.

Verbier

This luxurious ski resort is considered to be the 4th largest ski resorts in the world. It has a great number of slopes for all categories of ski and snowboard-lovers. It is comfortable both for beginners and professionals. Total length of tracks in Verbier is 410 km. Its infrastructure is highly developed, so you can enjoy the snow activities as well as play tennis at the courts. In addition, Verbier is an excellent place to hang out 😉

Grindelwald

Grindelwald is famous among locals and foreigners as a “Glacier Village”. It is surrounded by glaciers. Skiing infrastructure is perfect as there are many funiculars, shuttle buses and cable cars here. The resort’s administration ensures maximum comfort for winter recreation’s lovers. There are many interesting tracks of different complexity. However the main one is a descent from the summit of Kleine Scheidegg to Wengen. Veriber’s slopes are perfect for beginners and intermediate skiers. A lot of tourists come here with their families.

Gstaad

Gstaad is the pearl of Swiss skiing recreation with its elite hotels and expensive restaurants. A lot of celebrities and businessmen come here to enjoy alpine winter. Gstaad offers excellent slopes for beginners and professionals. Total length of tracks is 220 km. Perfect service, chic apartments, excellent cuisine, thousands of kilometers of tracks you can find here.

St.Moritz

St. Moritz is the oldest ski resort in Switzerland. It is considered to be one of the most expensive places of alpine country and a Mecca of real skiing fashionistas. Locals call St.Morriz Top of the World for its cafe society. A great number of politicians, businessmen, celebrities meet here to take decisions enjoying champagne in February at the hippodrome during International Horse Racing which is held here since 1907. St. Moritz held Winter Olympic Games in 1928 and 1948 and many World Championships. This glorious resort offers 350 kilometers of excellent ski slopes and the unique bobsleigh track with a natural snow cover. So choose the place for you, pack your suits, skis and snoboards and don’t forget about socks 🙂 Illustrations of the texte were kindly provided by @patrick_es_ch, @viktoriya_da @renarleloup, @maxwolfskin, @zdwiw

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