The home of big mountains, traditional ski resorts – and the cheesiest fondus!

There’s so much more to Switzerland than clocks, chocolate box chalets and picturesque peaks.

Switzerland is home to some hidden gems, from quieter resorts to family and beginner friendly towns.

Switzerland is renowned for its grand ski resorts, chocolate box views and the huge variety in its regions and slopes. Resorts like Verbier, St Moritz, Wengen and Zermatt are world-renowned, boasting boutique hotels, Michelin starred restaurants and some of the most glam shopping you can find in a ski resort. But Switzerland is also home to some hidden gems, from quieter resorts that won’t cost the world, to family and beginner friendly ski towns. Being home to some of the biggest mountains of the Alps, it naturally offers some legendary off-piste and freeride terrain. Above all, Switzerland offers something the lower regions of the Alps can’t – and that’s snow security.

KEY INFORMATION
Good to Know
Currency
Swiss Franc
Language
German, French & Italian
Travel Time (APPROX)
1 hour 45
Gatwick
Timezone
GMT+1

The best bits of skiing in Switzerland

Best family resorts in Switzerland
Best beginner resorts in Switzerland
Best high altitude/snow-sure resorts in Switzerland
Best resorts for food and drink in Switzerland
Best resorts for apres ski in Switzerland
Best resorts for off piste skiing in Switzerland
Best resorts for ski weekends or short break in Switzerland
Best time to ski in Switzerland

Our favourite ski resorts in Switzerland

Here are just some of our top ski resorts. To find the perfect one for you, speak to one of our specialists.
Zermatt ski resort
Zermatt
Renowned as an intermediate’s paradise, endless linked runs cascade down the mountain from the mighty Matterhorn Glacier to a pretty alpine village.
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Wengen ski resort
Wengen
The charming car-free ski resort of Wengen is only accessible by train so enjoy breathtaking views of mighty snowy peaks as you meander up to the Jungfrau ski region.
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Grindelwald ski resort
Grindelwald
Surrounded by jumbo snowy peaks, Switzerland’s Grindelwald ski resort is a scenic portal to the super fun Jungfrau Region.
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