The beautiful and majestic Swiss Alps is where you'll find the amazing Zermatt ski country. The adventure and opportunities that are waiting for the expert and the novice during the winter months are unlimited. Here we have a list of six of the best locations in Zermatt to plan your ski trip around:
Arosa: This is in the Eastern part of Switzerland and is popular in the summer months and the winter months. It is full and rich with history and tradition, creating an experience that you'll never forget. Best for the extended stay so that you can absorb it all and more than 50 miles of terrain that is pristine perfect for a full Zermatt ski adventure. The pure air and majestic slope drop off give the experienced skiers a challenge and for nature lovers, the relative isolation is superb.
Gstaad/Saanenland: This is the ski resort that will provide you an experience without extreme difficulty. Here are the courses that are best for beginners and intermediate skiers. The slopes aren't as wild as some of the other slopes, but it is a pricey Zermatt ski accommodation which may make it not feasible for families.
Murren: If you're looking for a picturesque Zermatt ski sight, this is the place to book your reservation. Sitting in Lauterbrunnen Valley, high on a cliff that is 5,400 feet up, you'll only get here by cable car. The hiking and the sledding trails are some of the best in Switzerland.
Klosters: Home in the Eastern part of Switzerland sitting on the Landwasser River. Here they offer an ample amount of slopes that are perfect for the novice skier and if hiking the mountains is your thing, you won't find a better place than right here.
Laax/Films/Falera: A combination area that offers a plenty of summer sports and for the winter months, the skiing and snowboarding folks will have plenty of competitions to attend and/or participate. There are more than 130 square miles of Zermatt ski opportunities, making it a major draw for the cross country skiing crowd.
Saas-Fee: In southwest Switzerland, close to Zermatt is where you'll find The Dom, highest mountain in Switzerland. The glacial activity is an attraction and with year-round sports activities, this is a Zermatt ski accommodation that even includes summer skiing in some areas.
There are plenty of blue rating slopes that are perfect for intermediate skiers and advanced skiing enthusiasts too. And if you're a beginner, there are some smaller slopes and ski schools too.