amily-friendly, sunny Brigels (Breil in Romansh, the local language) in the Surselva region consistently scores well in assessments of small resorts, for instance winning the 2009 ADAC "Klein und Fein" award. The facilities are excellent, the pistes are beautifully groomed and there are plenty of long runs and off-piste areas for all standards of skier and snowboarder. Buses link Brigels nearest railway station with the resort itself, and it is a short walk to the slopes from the stop (or you can take the courtesy bus). Lying halfway between Flims and Andermatt, this is one resort where you will rarely wait to get on a lift or worry about crowded pistes.Find accommodation at Bookings.com
Best of the Slopes
There are a variety of lovely runs from the top at Fil all the way down to Curtginet at Waltensburg, around a 7km distance and a 1300m drop. The resort is south-facing so the lower runs can get patchy in late season and you are best off staying above Alp Dado and the wonderfully-named Crest Falla.
Where to Eat and Party
The La Val restaurant in the spa hotel of the same name (+41 81 929 26 26) is highly regarded.
By Public Transport
The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Brigels Post. There is a courtesy bus from Brigels Post to the nearest lifts, although it is only 10 minutes to walk. The resort operates the Snow'n'Rail scheme, providing a 20% discount on the combined travel ticket and lift pass.
- From Zurich the least travel time is 2 hrs 25 mins with as few as 2 changes going via Chur / Tavanasa-Breil/Brigels. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 131.20 SFr, reduced to 88.00 SFr with a Half-Price card.
- From Basel the least travel time is 3 hrs 29 mins with as few as 2 changes going via Chur / Tavanasa-Breil/Brigels. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 171.20 SFr, reduced to 108.40 SFr with a Half-Price card.
- From Luzern an adult one day combined ticket is 142.40 SFr, or 93.60 SFr with a Half-Price card.
Indicative prices are for travel to Brigels. Click here to find prices for other destinations. Under the combined ticket scheme the additional charge for a two day pass is 40.00 SFr.
Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.
- The road distance from Zurich is around 165 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 10 mins.
- The road distance from Basel is around 220 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs.
- The road distance from Berne is around 290 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 13 mins.
- The road distance from Geneva is around 443 km and the journey time is roughly 4 hrs 44 mins.
The nearest major airport to Brigels is Zurich although other airports may also be convenient.
Latest Resort Report
Report dated October 17 2017 07:45Weather 21 degrees
Season 03.12.2016 - 02.04.2017
Day ticket CHF: 56.-/28.-
Depth of snow 100 cm 100 cm in resort
Last snowfall 05.10.2017
Pistes 8/50 km 8 km with artificial snowmaking
Condition of runs good 0/2 Runs down to resort (open/total)
Cross-country classic 0 km good-fair
Cross-country skating 1 km open from Sat
Altitude of cross-country trails 1287 m (altitude)
Snowcross runs 0/0
Snow park 1/1
Tobogganing facilities -
Condition of runs -
Winter walking paths open -
Snowshoe trails open -
Piste Map for Brigels
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- $$$$ Hotel La Val, Brigels (4*) There is a thermal spa on the premises.
+41 819292626 http://www.laval.ch
- $$$ Familienhotel Alpina, Brigels Family hotel.
+41 819411413 http://www.alpina-brigels.ch/
Brigels is located in Graubünden