Davos Cross Country Skiing

The 4th most popular XC Ski in Switzerland.

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Southeast of Zurich, the Davos (pop. 11000) area has 45 miles of prepared cross country ski trails through the classic alpine scenery of the Graubunden region.

If you're up for some apres ski action, check out the Piano Bar, the Cabanna Club or the Ex-bar.

To reach this area from Zurich, head southeast on Route A3 to Landquart, and then southeast on Route 28 into Davos.

Note: the best way to get around Switzerland in the winter is via train. A good value, if it still exists, is the Swiss Card which can be bought for First or Second Class. It must be purchased before arrival 800-438-7245 or www.raileurope.com.

Overall, Davos is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 22 Nordic ski destinations in Switzerland.

Davos Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Ski Centre 0814164455; Tourism (0041) 08143-5135 or (0041) 08141-52121; Swiss Tourism in US (800) GO-SWISS or (212) 757-5944; Hofmanner Sports 0814138888.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Recommended Map:  "Switzerland Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Edelweiss (0041) 08143-461033; Leoneck Hotel, Zurich

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Fluela (0041) 08143-471221; Steigenberger (0041) 08143-441281; Schaltzalp Hotel

Reference Source:  click here http://www.skidefond.ch/

GPS:  46.801, 9.826

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  8/8/2016

ID:  7165

Davos Cross Country Skiing Map