Weekend Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks in Davos, Switzerland
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Drive time : 263 miles or 4hrs 35mins drive time from Geneva
Drive time : 220 miles or 3hrs 50mins drive time from Salzburg
It is believed that Davos in Switzerland has the accolade of being the first place in the Alps to properly develop its slopes for the purposes of skiing. So, when on a skiing break or weekend in Davos, you can be rest assured that they know what they are doing.
At 1,560m Davos is the highest town in Europe and has a rather 'big city' feel. Mixed in amongst the trees and shrubbery are plenty of block style buildings and it offers all the facilities you'd expect from a large town. In fact many people consider Davos more of a city than a town; such is its size and popularity.
The 103 pistes in the Davos-Klösters region will keep the skiers busy on a ski break whilst the park at Jackobshorn is the main hangout for the freestylers. Cheap ski flights to Geneva provide convenient access to this top ski and snowboarding resort. In the car it usually takes 4 hours and 30 minutes from Geneva Airport to Davos.
A Wide Choice of Slopes to Choose From on a Skiing Break in Davos
Davos is celebrated for its wide and eclectic choice of slopes including superb, long pistes that are accessible for skiers of all levels of ability. It also has some excellent off piste terrain and cross-country trails, giving holidaymakers on a ski break a chance to experience the adrenaline of different routes.
All of these slopes and routes are accessible via the lifts and trains.
Fantastic Slopes and Après Ski for a Perfect Ski or Snowboarding Break in Switzerland
There are loads of restaurants, bars, clubs and shops on offer along with many non-ski activities should you want a break from the slopes. In fact the shopping available during a skiing weekend or extended break in Davos is very good. There is a variety of shops to choose from, selling a range of things.
Though, with 85 ski slopes on offer, you probably won't have much time for anything other than some fantastic piste action. Well maybe some relaxation in the bars in the evening!
With Jet2.com you can book cheap ski & snowboarding flights to Geneva online for a fantastic ski break in the fabulous resort of Davos.