Current Open Status Arosa Mountain Facilities
Open year round with these lift opening times – see when suits you.
Winter in Arosa
Winter Season 2018/19
The whole Area is open 1.12.18 – 22.4.19.
Arosa is one of the highest altitude traditional villages in Europe.
With the high quality amenities and facilities, you can relax or be as sporty as you like.
225 km of slopes with guaranteed snow and modern snow cannon systems
140 km of well-maintained and groomed winter hiking and walking trails
Snowshoe hiking tours
Sledging – day and night (1-2.5km runs)
Open air ice skating rink (day and night)
Modern indoor rink
and plenty more to make it an all-round winter activity resort, popular with families and sports enthusiasts.
Family friendly resort layout of walking trails, sledging, ice skating, free transportation service, superb town facilities, restaurants suiting all budgets, and lively après-ski, has earned the Award for perfect holiday destination for families, in winter and summer.
Ice rinks: Indoor and Open Air – discos – Night Skating – Figure Skating – Ice Hockey – curling Free bus route (ie within walking distance): Lake – e-bikes – Ski lifts – Ski School – Stores – Dairy – Golf Course / Cross Country – Museum – restaurants – toboggan runs – Wine Tasting – Chess – Tea Rooms – Coffee Shops – bars – Nightclubs
Shops: Banks – post Office – Health Food – Supermarkets – Boutiques – Newsagents – excellent restaurants.
Sports: Lakes, Forest, Mountain, Rivers, Waterfalls, Squirrels, Ducks, Benches, well-marked footpaths.
A highlight is the toboggan from Prätschli the village, All which is illuminated in the evening and at night.
Arosa has a total of 4.7 km of sledging.
Quality Snow. One hundred and five pistes provide quality skiing and there is plenty of interesting off-piste.
The vaste Hörnli ski bowl offers quality snow and high mileage runs for beginner and intermediate, skiers and snowboarders.
Two exciting mountains attract advanced skiers, with off-piste beyond and the free mountain train home.
Long sunshine hours makes Arosa a continued international favourite for summer and winter holidays.
Perfect size. Arosa Bowl comprises mountain, forest, nature, sport, town activities, and wellness.
It is unspoilt and intimate, offering the old values of quality, family and tradition.
Arosa is 30km by road up the stunning Schannfig valley from Chur, a medieval walled ex-capital city, 120km by motorway from Zurich International Airport. Developed as a health resort from 1877, due to it`s stunning surroundings, nature, long sunshine hours and clean air, Arosa is located in a wide natural bowl to a great extent sheltered from strong winds.
There is no transit traffic, cars arrive via 365 dreamy bends and through several tunnels.
A great destination for electric cars, we have dedicated charging points for Tesla and overnight charging for all electric cars.
Parking is limited in arosa and car use, once in resort, is unnecessary, thanks to hourly access by Swissrail, and regular, free of charge, resort bus loops.
November Ski Weekends, we are open for chalet and apartment rental.
December – Arosa Humour Festival – big names from the world of cabaret and comedy come together to entertain visitors during Arosa’s winter pre-season.
Swiss Snow Walk & Run..choose your distance … eg Crazy woman 42km!
Travel Options to Arosa
Arosa, at 1800m altitude is accessible by rail, road and air.
Rail – The total journey from Zurich Airport to Arosa is 2 hours 56 minutes, Including two changes – Zurich City Centre & Chur. The Intercity service between Zurich & Chur offers a great view of the lake.
Road – 130 km motorway from Zurich, 30 km driver friendly, well maintained mountain bends.
Air. There are Several Helipad landings in Arosa.
Take a look at our Youtube Channel here.
Summer Season 2019
The whole Area is open June to October. There is something to do no matter what the climate or conditions. On the whole, you can expect blue skies and sunny days.
Breathe, relax, energise, enjoy the variety…
Summer All-Inclusive Card
The Arosa All-inclusive Card gives each person in your party unlimited usage of
– Lifts: (Weisshorngondel, Hörnli-Express, Urdenbahn)
– Resort bus
– Open Air mountain train: RhB-Strecke Arosa – Lüen-Castiel – Arosa
– Pedalo und Row boats on the Obersee Lake
– Eissporthalle, according to times available to the public, via the weekly timetable.
– Seilpark/Rope Park – two circuits for little brave people, progressing up to scary adults. A great team of local instructors ensure you have a safe fun time, as much as you like.
– Driving Range
After your morning itinary of hiking, biking, rope park, golf, chippinGolf, alpine garden, why not head for the beach life at Untersee? ….
– Strandbad Untersee – Untersee bathing beach – idyllically situated bathing beach with a sandy shore, sunbathing lawn and decking, solar-heated paddling pool, diving boards, table tennis and a garden restaurant.
– Heimatmuseum – fit it into your stay to see the roots of Arosa
– 14 barbeque sites to hike to.
– more than 200 km of different hiking and walking trails.
e.g. Squirrel Trail – not at all shy, the squirrels along the squirrel trail close to the village allow themselves to be fed by the whole family.
e.g. 10 lakes hike, a tour of 15 km leading from one crystal-clear mountain lake to the next.
e.g. Schanfigg circuit from Chur to Arosa and back, with its many traditional cozy mountain huts and alpine pastures.
e.g. Weisshorn (2,653 metres above sea level) – the new panorama restaurant offers magnificent 360° views over 400 peaks in Switzerland and neighbouring countries as well as down to Chur, the capital of Grisons.
– a multitude of mountain-bike trails are available in Arosa as well as in Lenzerheide,
– FLOWTRAIL, bike park, pump track, skill center and bike schools, E-bike hire, enduro bike hire, mountain bike hire.
– many biking events for visitors to watch or participate in.
Arosa Golf Course – in a fabulous Alpine setting one of the highest 18-hole golf courses in Europe at an altitude of 1850 metres above sea level.
Golf Trial Courses for Beginners – Reservation until the evening before at 5.00pm +41 81 377 42 42.
Price CHF 45.00 per person, incl. range fee, clubs, balls and instruction. Minimum 2 people.
July – Arosa Jazz Festival – jazz sounds from the Obersee right up to the Weisshorn peak (July).
30 August/September – the International Hill Climb Arosa Classic Car between Langwies and Arosa transforms Arosa to the ‘Monaco of the Mountains’.
The event provides attractions and highlights on and off the race track.
In Summer, we have Classic Car Enthusiasts , motor-bikers and Cyclists choosing us as a holiday destination. Ask about our garaged parking.