Best Tips for a Family Winter Holiday in Switzerland

Switzerland has a lot to offer anytime of the year but especially during the winter months. If you’re into winter sports and luxury stays this is the place for you. We have put together a few tips about where to stay and what to do when enjoying the winter activities in Switzerland.

1.) The best snow months are January to March where the powder falls in a glorious winter wonderland. But all months from November to April can be exceptionally charming. Temperatures float from mild and bearable in the lowlands to moderate and chilly in the high mountains around the ski resorts. Skiing or snowboarding are the main attractions here. Many resorts will offer a guide or have lessons available if you have no experience. 

Switzerland is not only limited to Skiing or snowboarding however, the country offers many more snow activities, such as sledding, snow hiking and ice skating. The whole family can participate in something. The most popular activity is to visit a mountain top to enjoy the unparalleled views of the Alps in winter time. Although it might not snow every day, even taking a journey in the rainy scenery is a beautiful experience as well.

2.) When visiting Switzerland there are unlimited lodging possibilities to choose from. However some resorts may look quaint in the photos but there are better options. Why not stay in a winter ski chalets in Switzerland you and the whole family can have the place to yourself with a private movie room, sauna, hot tub or professional personal chef. The place is yours to enjoy and not be bothered by tourists on holiday. A charming lodge or chalet in the Swiss Alps is more than a place to drop your skis, it’s an experience to last a lifetime.

3.) Something you must know about Swiss winter destinations is that the Upper Engadine is one of Switzerland’s best winter regions to visit. It has resorts at fifteen hundred meters or higher so you’re sure to have the best chances of snow. Any lower than that and it could be hit or miss and you may find yourself on a very wet day. A great time to enjoy the villa and sit by the fire anyway. 

4.) During winter in Switzerland, the villages situated at a high altitude are the most attractive destinations. Pick a beautiful snow covered village to enjoy the time in a winter wonderland. Cities at lower altitudes are great for a Christmas holiday because of the more agreeable temperatures and the lesser amount of snow.

5.) Corviglia-Piz Nair, Corvatsch and Diavolezza-Lagalb have very large ski areas with nearly four hundred kilometres of pistes. In addition to that there are five more small ski areas. The varied runs are suitable for the whole family, experienced skiers, but also for children and beginners.

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