Great Skiing at Flims and Laax in Switzerland

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Great skiing at Flims Laax

Great Skiing at Flims and Laax

in Switzerland

 

Great Skiing at Flims and Laax in Switzerland

Fancy some great skiing not too far from Zurich? Have you visited Flims and Laax?

There’s been a lot of new snow recently and the mountains are beckoning! You can’t go wrong by taking a trip to Flims and Laax. Together with Falera, Flims and Laax together make up one big resort with something for everyone. It’s one of Europe’s most snow-sure ski regions and easily accessible as it’s just 10 minutes from the nearest motorway exit.

Great Skiing at Flims and Laax in Switzerland

The altitude ranges from 1,100 to 3,018m and it appeals to boarders, skiers, walkers and tobogganers alike.

Great Skiing in Flims and Laax in Switzerland

It takes around 90 minutes drive from Zurich to reach Flims and it’s approximately 20 minutes from Chur. The town of Flims boast a number of sport shops, restaurants, cafes and bars, including some at the bottom of the slopes too, where you can chill, have a drink and listen to music. There are also plenty of good mountain restaurants directly on the slopes offering a whole range of food from cheese raclette to sausages and meat kebabs, to fine dining.

Great Skiing at Flims and Laax in Switzerland

Great Skiing at Flims and Laax in Switzerland

Great Skiing at Flims and Laax in Switzerland

Laax is the arguably the trendier, younger option – but both ski resorts are linked which makes for a great skiing area, one of the largest in Switzerland.

Boarders can choose from 4 snow parks and the resort has the biggest half pipe in Europe. You can visit the bars on the slopes to warm up between runs or maybe tuck into some traditional Swiss mountain cuisine. Many of the bars stay open till late and it is a great skiing resort for all the family.

skiing in Flims Laax and Falera

The Runs:

The resort has a total of 235 km of skiing making it suitable for all abilities. The runs are made up of :

Blue runs – 64km

Red runs – 70km

Black runs- 46km

Freeride – 44km

Flims Laax map

See a sneak peak short video of Flims and Laax here

For more information on Flims and Laax please visit the website.

For information on some of the restaurants in the resort see here.

If you’d like to book lessons online see here.

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