Thursday, October 9, 2008

Skiing in Switzerland

Switzerland Flexi Tours, Tours to GrindelwaldSwitzerland is a skier's paradise. With some of the best ski slopes in the world and a number of Ski resorts with options for all levels of skiers. The rich and famous of the world spend the winter swooping down the snow-clad slopes of resorts such as St Mortiz, Davos and Klosters. From slopes for beginners to Olympic skiers Switzerland tours offer the best skiing in the world. Enjoy skiing in Switzerland with Switzerland Flexi Tours.

St Mortiz is an exclusive ski resort famous for being visited by celebrities and royalty. The Badrutt's Palace Hotel in St Moritz is considered to be one of Europe's best hotels. The town of St Moritz is known for its scenic beauty, exclusive boutiques and shopping arcades and picturesque chalets. The Bernina Express and Glacier Express two scenic train rides terminate at St Moritz. The Swiss National Park, the Engadine Valley and the beautiful village of Soglio known for its Alpine scenery are also nearby.


Grindelwald is located in the Jungfrau region of Switzerland. The ski slopes here are popular with skiers who come from around the world for skiing tours in Switzerland. Winter sports such as toboganning, snowboarding and ice-skating are all popular activities here. Nearby scenic attractions include the Obergletscher Glacier. There are trains that cover scenic routes from Interlaken to Grindenwald and from Grindenwald to the base of Mt Eiger and to Jungfraujoch station which is the railway station situated at the highest altitude in Europe. The Great Aletsch Glacier near the station is a tourist attraction as is the Ice Palace with its exhibit of carved ice sculptures.

Switzerland Flexi Tours, Tours to Zermatt


Zermatt in Switzerland is known for its clear mountain air (no cars are allowed here) and is situated at a height of 1,620m. Situated in the Matter Valley in Valais, the Zermatt region is known for the landmark Mt Matterhorn. The surrounding landscape has many scenic peaks, glaciers, ravines and valleys. Nature walks, trekking trails, toboganning runs, ice skating, sleigh rides and heli-skiing are some of the adventure activities you can enjoy the Zermatt with Switzerland Flexi Tours.

Other regions in Switzerland known for their excellent ski slopes and venues for skiing tours in Switzerland are the Obersaxen Mundaun Ilanz region, Celerina in the Engadine/St. Moritz region, the region around Lake Sarnen, Amden and Flumserberg. You can enjoy the pleasures of ski in Switzerland with Switzerland Flexi Tours.

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