Ski Switzerland – the ultimate in winter luxury
Located in the centre of Europe and the Alps, Switzerland definitely has an unfair advantage when it comes to mountain scenery and ski slopes. It also boasts some of the most luxurious and grand hotels in the European ski resorts.
Grand hotels with luxury spas, private chalets with your own butler, Michelin Star restaurants, designer shopping and you can even arrive by private helicopter or plane to some resorts. Absolute winter luxury as you desire!
With an such an efficient, scenic and historic rail system, the best way to the resorts is definitely by train.
St Moritz is undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous mountain resorts. James Bond, Olympic Games and its name is a trade mark, associated with style and elegance. 3,000 years ago, it began attracting visitors to the mineral springs and continues to be known as a spa town. The Rhaetian Railway’s Albula/Bernina UNESCO World Heritage route is a masterpiece of engineering. St Moritz is renown for Grand Hotels and culinary delights. It is also part of the Engadin St Moritz winter sports region with a massive 350 kilometres of ski runs to explore.
Zermatt home of the iconic Matterhorn, cobblestone streets and traditional timber buildings some of which are 500 years old and is renowned by both alpinists and skiers alike. Take your passport and ski to Italy to Breuil-Cervinia for lunch or simply take in the miles of runs in Switzerland’s highest resort. The historic Gornergrat railway takes you up to 3,089m to the spectacularly located 3100m Kulmhotel Gornergrat – the highest hotel in Switzerland. New for the 2018/2019 season is the Matterhorn Glacier Ride, the worlds highest 3S cableway. Whether you are a skier or not, take the ride for 360˚ panoramic views of 38 Alpine giants at an elevation of 3,883 metres. Even take a Crystal Ride cabin for an extra thrill!
Gstaad enjoys a high level of prestige internationally and welcomes many famous royal guests and visitors to its first-class hotels and genuinely Swiss Alpine environment. Spas and Wellness hotels are the hallmark of Gstaad. The area consists of 9 chalet villages in the area called Saanenland. There are 200 kms of family friendly ski slopes taking in the charming chalet villages up to the Glacier 3000, which is world famous destination with breathtaking views of the Vaudois, Bernese and Valaisan Alps across to the Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn. Enjoy an evening skiing on floodlit slopes on selected evenings or enjoy an epicurean feast in one of the many restaurants or bars. If you are music lover check out the internationally reputed programme of events from classical to the latest in bands.
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