Swiss skiing in LenzerheideWinter Sports in Lenzerheide

Ski and snowboard 225 km of piste in Lenzerheide between 1230-2865m


enzerheide, apparently a favourite resort of Margaret Thatcher, is often overlooked as a winter sports holiday destination, but it's hard to understand why. There is a wide range of other winter sports activities and excellent infrastructure. There are plenty of good pistes for all abilities and the resort spreads across both sides of the valley, above and below the treeline, to provide ideal conditions at all times of the day. From December 2013 neighbouring Arosa is linked by gondola with Lenzerheide and the combined resorts create the largest linked ski area in Graubünden and one of the ten largest in Switzerland.

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Wendy Holdener hails from Lenzerheide and famously won the FIS World Cup Combined (Super-G and Slalom) in her hometown in 2016.

Best of the Slopes

The 11k run off Rothorn is very scenic but has both serious flats and serious steep sections. With a guide you can drop off and ski off-piste into Arosa, and now with the resorts connected it is far easier to get back than it used to be.

Where to Eat and Party

Apres ski tends to be most lively at the bars at the foot and middle station of the Rothorn gondola.The best restaurants in Lenzerheide include La Riva (+41 81 384 26 00), the Restaurant Guarda Val (+41 81 385 85 85) and Scalottas Terroir at the.Hotel Schweizerhof (+41 81 385 25 25). For a reasonable steak try the Buscadero Steakhouse & Bar (+41 81 384 16 77).

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Getting There

By Public Transport

The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Canols, Rothornbahn. Bus stop is adjacent to cable car, a good free bus connects to all base stations. The resort operates the Snow'n'Rail scheme, providing a discount on the combined travel ticket and lift pass. Click here for details of the Swiss Railways discount scheme.

  • From Zurich the least travel time is 1 hr 55 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Chur.
  • From Basel the least travel time is 3 hrs 6 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Chur.
  • From Berne the least travel time is 3 hrs with as few as 2 changes going via Zurich / Chur.

By Road

Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.

  • The road distance from Zurich is around 139 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 45 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 223 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 30 mins.
  • The road distance from Berne is around 264 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs .
  • The road distance from Geneva is around 427 km and the journey time is roughly 4 hrs 45 mins.

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Nearby Resorts

Nearby destinations in the region include Flims and Arosa.

Weather Outlook

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Piste Map for Lenzerheide

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