Switzerland has some of the greatest skiing in the world and is a highlight of any winter holiday.
Whether you enjoy downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, or snowboarding, there are ski resorts that cater to your needs. Most importantly, when traveling with children it is essential to know which ski resorts are family-friendly.
Here is a list of Esquiades top family ski areas.
TOP FAMILY RESORTS IN SWITZERLAND
St. Moritz is one of the most important winter sports areas in Switzerland . Ski resorts in this region are famous for its numerous winter activities. It provides a variety of children's areas at certain locations in the ski resort which are usually in sunny areas and also offer childcare and facilities for children near the slopes.
Many hotels in the St. Moritz area have also started catering toward families offering kid programs in the hotel.
✔ Known as the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism (since 1864).
✔ Some of the finest hotels and restaurants are located in St. Moritz.
✔ The ski area is ideal for keen intermediates and advanced skiers.
✔ Corvatsch is excellent for Spring skiing.
✔ Also known for its mineral springs and for being the town for summer spa resort.
The ski region of Arosa Lenzerheide is in the Graubünden region and draws in winter sports enthusiasts with its guaranteed snow and its impressive mountain peaks in all directions. The ski resort is family friendly with a few children's areas, a Junior Club and the popular Praetschil lift for the whole family.
The ski slopes are suitable for all levels of difficulty and are well-groomed. Most of the accommodation and apartments are directly on the slopes so you can practically ski out from your hotel . Whether you are traveling with children or with adults, in Arosa Lenzerheide you will have a multitude of activities while you ski, or Après-ski activities to spend unforgettable moments.
Mürren is one of the prettiest ski resorts in the Alps . The breath-taking scenery includes Jungfrau Region's three most famous peaks and fantastic views of the Bernese Oberland from the rotating Piz Gloria restaurant at the summit of the Schilthorn.
Quality winter fun is a Mürren specialty and the scenery's not half bad either. Views of the Eiger , Mönch and Jungfrau from the village make a flawless backdrop which only gets better as you ascend the Schilthorn.
✔ Mürren is a traditional mountain village in Bern.
✔ The Mürren - Schilthorn ski areas are one of the most popular tourist spots in Switzerland.
✔ The only way to access Mürren is by train or cable-car.
✔ On Esquiades.com you can add slopes to your Ski Pass and have access to the entire ski area of Jungfrau, which includes Grindelwald and Wengen.
✔ Fun fact: This ski resort appeared in one of the Bond movies. Can you guess which one?
DAVOS - KLOSTERS
Davos is one of the highest Alpine resorts in Europe with a vast network of ski slopes ranging from an altitude of 1560 to 2844m and stretches from the Rinerhorn , southwest of Davos, to Pischa in the northeast. Davos-Klosers is comprised of six different ski areas ; each mountain has its own distinct personality and ski dealing. It's important to know that these mountains are not all interconnected where you can get from one to the other on skis.
Madrisa ski resort, high above the village of Klosters, is completely focused on families and children and has the biggest kids land. “Madrisa Land” is where children can enjoy tubing down the snowy slopes, playing in the bouncy castle, jumping on the trampoline, building snowmen, or taking ski lessons.
Madrisa Land, Davos Klosters
GRINDELWALD - WENGEN
Grindelwald has many attractions for families including plenty of family-friendly dining options, good facilities on the slopes, lots to do off-the-slopes including the public swimming pool with its big flume, as well as the stunning scenery and lovely atmosphere to experience together.
✔ Grindelwald First can be reached by cable-car and is famous for hiking.
✔ Jungfraujoch is the name of a mountain col and it's the highest train resort in Europe (3454m).
✔ The ski resort is ideal for a family ski holiday as it offers loads of snow-related activities: sledging, paragliding over the ski resort, cool zip lines, etc. It's the only ski resort that has bicycle sledges.
✔ Most hotels have Spas where you can relax after skiing.
On Esquiades.com all of our hotels are located in Grindelwald, Interlaken and Lauterbrunnen , all of which are within walking distance from the nearest resort to go to the ski resort. And yes, the Ski Pass also includes free access on the local railway service. Check out our ski holidays in Grindelwald for 2021 and 2022 ski season.