Klosters Pistes & Lifts
Downhill Pistes - 307 km
Cross Country - 50 km
Ski Lifts - 52
Max Vertical - 1730 m
Highest Lift - 2840 m
Resort Altitude - 1200 m
Lowest Piste - 1110 m
Klosters Dorf Platz tourist information & hotel reservations.
We warmly welcome you to visit Klosters and wish you a wonderful vacation.
The Swiss village of Klosters is a popular ski, health and sports resort, located at the end of the Prattigau region. Klosters is a traditional Swiss village which has managed to keep its original character and is a preferred place of relaxation for families, skiers and active travellers. The resort provides its visitors with a number of sporting facilities, cultural experiences and of course top-class hotels, self-catered apartments, ski chalets and private accommodation. The old traditions of Switzerland and its villages have been preserved and summer tourists are able to enjoy frequent and authentic classical concerts and folklore happenings. The resort of Klosters is also very suitable for families with children, offering the kids some great entertainment, attractions and activities. There are many options for excursions, hiking and guided tours to Madrisa and the surrounding unspoiled nature.
A famous attraction here is the Serneus sulfur bath (34°C), which has tanning studio, sauna, different kinds of massages, as well as various medical therapies.
Klosters is lift-linked with Davos which along with the excellent skiing facilities turns the entire area into a paradise for skiers and snowboarders.
Klosters Skiing Holidays
The Swiss resort of Klosters is part of the Rega Pass skiing area and the village itself has direct access to 307 kilometers of skiable terrain, on ninety-seven individual runs, accessed by fifty-two lifts. In addition to the snow sports available in Klosters itself, with the appropriate lift pass one can ski or snowboard in the other Rega Pass famous winter resort of Davos. The ski pistes above 2500 m. pretty well guarantee good skiing conditions, but Klosters also has thirty- kilometers of ski slopes, which are served by sixty-two snow cannons. The 52 lifts of the village have capacity of 31000 people per hour.
The ski pistes of Klosters are suitable for any ability level. There are over thirty per cent of the slopes categorized black and the resort is also famous for its fantastic off piste skiing opportunities. The highest lift is at 2844 m., while Klosters is settled down at 1200m. providing with more than 100% vertical drop. There are some really long and varied pistes, one of the most popular being the Weissfluhgipfel run down to Kublis, which is twelve kilometers long. Kolsters’ ski lifts are a mixture of cable cars and surface lifts, with few chair-lifts.
Beginners have 3 skiing areas near the resort and for the others the REGA pass is the lift ticket to buy. It cover's village’s skiing area on Madrisa, which can be reached by gondola from Klosters Dorf and includes 7 drag lifts. On the other side of the mount, the 'Prince Charles' cable car from Klosters Platz gets the Gotschnagrat from where one can choose either to return to Klosters on some great black and red runs or head on to the nearby resort of Davos. This huge and impressive skiing area not only has on offer snow sports for any ability but also provides with exciting off-piste routes that go to Küblis and other hamlets around.
Cross country skiers are able to enjoy thirty-five kilometers of really well prepared trails for different levels of difficulty between the resorts of Klosters and Serneus. Routes include the Vereina valley and the Novai Alp. and there is a three kilometers of illuminated trail for the fans of evening treking.
Klosters is very popular among the snowboarders and free riders. Its snowboarding park is situated on Madrisa where the Duty Snowboard School can be found. The area of Klosters-Davos is one of the world's best snowboarding destinations with 4 fun parks, staging world tournaments. A third snowboarding area in the region is on the Jakobshorn where the other half pipe is located as well as a boarder cross and includes special artificial snowmaking.
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Klosters Apres Ski
Despite there are many bars and night spots, the evenings in resort of Klosters are usually relatively calm, with many of the visitors preferring the privacy of their hotel rooms or chalets. However, there are and some very lively bars that can be found around, especially during the weekend. Some of these include the bar at the Wynegg and the cellar of the chesa Grischuna. Other interesting night activities here are tobogganing, sleigh rides or a trip to see Davos’ night life. Kir Royal night club is one of the biggest, the Casa Antica will be always be known as the late “Princess Diana's favorite” and the other 2 good choices are Piz Buin hotel or Rufinis in Klosters Dorf. Yet another pretty popular place is Gaudy's Grastiachi at the bottom of the Gotschna station.
The nearest airports to Klosters are the international airport in Zurich and the regional one in Altenrhein.
By train one can get to the village of Klosters:
From Zurich - with SBB train to Landquart, where to change for RhB train to the village Klosters.
From the Engadine - with RhB train Sankt Moritz - change for Filisur, another change for Davos Platz and yet another change to Klosters.
From Zurich: St Margrethen to Lake Constance region, then via motorway A3/A13 to Chur, take the Landquart exit and continue on the main road to Klosters. Zurich - Klosters distance is ~ 140 kilometers.
From the Engadine region: Ofen Pass - Zernez - Fluela Pass - Davos - Klosters.
From Southern Switzerland and Italy via motorway A2/A13 via San Bernardino to Chur - exit Landquart and drive via the main road to the resort of Klosters.
For flights, trains and car-rental reservations as well as for buses, coaches and taxi ski transfers refer to the general Switzerland Transportation page!