Grisons

Discover the Grisons!

Valleys north and south of the Alps. Rivers flowing in every direction. German, Romansh and Italian in one single canton. Browse the ski resorts and ski lifts in the winter fairytale region of the Grisons and find the perfect place for your skiing holidays. There’s a reason why this region is home to our largest selection of youth hostels...

Our youth hostels in Grisons

    • Winter offers for young and old

      Snowbraker - the freeride alpine sled

      This new dimension in the sled area allows for driving in free alpine terrain. The carriage is capable of deep snow thanks to wide contact surfaces and special guide elements guarantee driving fun in all types of snow and icy conditions.

      Magic Carpets – At Bolgen and on Bünda

      In winter, covered conveyor belts run in the ski practice areas at Bolgen and on Bünda to transport the little ones up the slope. The two "magic carpets" are available from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm free of charge to all guests and locals.

    • Top events and special winter experiences

      13th FIS Cross-Country World Cup Davos Nordic 11/12 December 2021

      FIS Cross-Country World Cup races guarantee sporting excellence, excitement and a good atmosphere in the stadium on Bünda in Davos Dorf! There is also something for the little cross-country skiers – the Björn Daehlie Kids Event – the unforgettable experience for the cross-country stars of tomorrow!

      94th Spengler Cup 26-31 December 2021

      During the last six days of the year, Davos is the top address in European ice hockey. Between St. Stephen’s Day and New Year’s Eve, the Davos “ice hockey cathedral” traditionally hosts the Spengler Cup tournament.

      Art on Ice, 12/13 March 2022

      Art on Ice transports you to a new world, makes you laugh, astonishes and enchants. Art on Ice is pure entertainment, with breathtaking choreography, acrobats and dancers and impressive stage sets.

    • Special winter highlight at Pontresina Youth Hostel

      Lovely open fire

      Restaurant with open fire in the youth hostel. For a cosy lunch or coffee and cake.
       

    • Winter offers for young and old

      Wellness & indoor pool

      After an eventful day in the snow, treat yourself to discounted admission to the indoor swimming pool Bellavita Pontresina.

      Languard family ski resort

      The small Languard family ski resort in the middle of Pontresina offers a modern infrastructure for beginners and experts. And best of all: Children up to the age of 15 ski free of charge. From the magic carpet in the Snowli Kids Village for ski school guests to the public platter and tow lift, this resort has it all. The Swiss Ski and Snowboard School Pontresina makes sure your first steps in the snow are a success.

      Cross-country skiing package weeks with Fähndrich Sport

      Explore the beautiful cross-country trails of the Engadin in skating or classic technique and improve your cross-country technique at the same time – that’s the mission of this offer. Experience cross-country skiing a group and make new acquaintances in the process. It’s all about an athletic challenge combined with having fun!

    • Top Events and special winter experience

      La Diagonela Ski Classics, 22 January 2022

      La Diagonela is a cross-country race in classic technique and part of the internationally renowned Ski Classics race series. It is a race for professional athletes as well as for hobby skiers. Location: Dorfplatz, Zuoz, Celerina, La Punt Chamues-ch, Madulain, Pontresina, Samedan, S-chanf, St.Moritz.

      Diavolezza glacier run, approx. January to March depending on snow conditions

      Experience the longest glacier run in Switzerland over the Pers and Morteratsch glaciers.

      Full-moon rides with Bernina Line RHB

      Climb the Bernina Line from Pontresina by the light of the full moon. Your tour guide will welcome you personally on board the panoramic car and serve a welcome drink at your reserved seat. Everything is illuminated: The special night-time trip starts in St. Moritz and continues on past the eternal ice of the Morteratsch Glacier and Lago Bianco all the way to Alp Grüm.

      Full-moon skiing on the Diavolezza

      Whenever the full moon turns on its gentle light, Diavolezza summons you for some night-time skiing fun Enjoy the pistes, shimmering blue in the mystical moonlight.

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    • Special winter highlight at Scuol Youth Hostel

      Cheese fondue

      The perfect end to an eventful day of skiing.

      Ticket service

      Ski tickets, cross-country skiing tickets as well as Vereina and bathing tickets are available directly at the reception.
       

    • Winter offers for young and old

      Sledging

      The 3.5 km long and snow-covered Prui-Ftan sledging run is a popular destination for young and old. It’s located right at the chairlift and is ideal for days filled with sledging. Parallel to the toboggan run, you’ll find the airboard run, which offers even faster fun.

      Skiing with children

      Winter and skiing fun for the whole family. In the Lower Engadin, you’ll find suitable ski lifts for your family holidays.

    • Top Events and special winter experience

      Snow sports show

      At the Rachögna valley lift, the Scuol-Ftan snow sports school and the Element snowboard school showcase their offerings every year in a spectacular 30-minute snow sports show. This show is rounded off by a big fireworks display followed by a party in the après-ski bar «Mar-Motta».

      Engadin Bad Scuol

      Spa and sauna landscape with a magnificent view of the imposing mountains and Switzerland’s first Roman-Irish bath, as well as various wellness and therapy options.

      Engadin Ice Trail

      3-kilometre-long skating trail that runs as a circuit along the River Inn from Sur En near Sent. Experience a few unforgettable hours in our winter wonderland together with your family or friends.

    • Special winter highlight at Sta. Maria Youth Hostel

      activPass Val Müstair

      Select winter experiences with the activPass Val Müstair. This pass is available at the reception in Val Müstair Youth Hostel and is valid in the Lower Engadin as a guest card, giving you discounts on the experiences in the Engadin Scuol holiday region.
       

    • Winter offers for young and old

      Cross-country skiing in Val Müstair

      It seems as though this valley was designed especially for cross-country skiing: We glide from the famous Tour de Ski sprint course towards Fuldera over the valley trail, to our left the wintry Rombach meanders downhill, to our right the shady forest offers welcome refreshment – perfect interval training in the home of cross-country skiing pros.

      Lü - Tschierv toboggan run

      Illuminated toboggan run for the entire family from Lü to Tschierv in Val Müstair.

      Winter hiking in Val Müstair

      Explore the Val Müstair on foot on easy and more difficult trails. 3 or 10 km trails are offered.
       

    • Top Events and special winter experience

      Tour de Ski

      Val Müstair will become the world centre of cross-country skiing on New Year’s Day 2019. For the fourth time, the home of the Biosfera Val Müstair Nature Park makes it possible to stage a top competition in the FIS calendar.

    • Special winter highlight at St. Moritz Youth Hostel

      Fondue and raclette room

      Cheese lovers can enjoy fondue and raclette in the popular Stübli, where the lark wood for the interior furnishings comes from the hostel’s own tree population around the youth hostel. If you order in advance, the team will also be happy to serve you a varied table barbecue. Soup, salad buffet and dessert are included in all «Stübli» prices.
       

    • Winter offers for young and old

      Ova Verva indoor swimming pool in St. Moritz

      Relax after a snowy day at the Ova Verva indoor pool in St. Moritz. We offer discounted admission.

      Snowtubing in Maloja

      Snowtubing is fun for young and old. Slide down the specially designed ‘tyre tobogganing’ track and experience a new kind of sledging fun.

      Suvretta Cross-Country School in St. Moritz

      Offers versatile cross-country ski camps in the Engadin St. Moritz region. Improve your technique together with cross-country skiing instructors.

    • Top Events and special winter experience

      Muottas Muragl: Mountain experience in St. Moritz

      The view from the Muottas Muragl hiking and tobogganing mountain (2,456 m) over the Upper Engadin is so unique that you could easily forget why you actually came up here, apart from the panorama. Almost all the peaks, valleys and lakes of the region can be seen from here.

      Full-moon skiing

      A heavenly experience on the she-devil’s mountain – the Glüna Plaina. When the full moon lights up the freshly prepared slopes, the joy of skiing becomes all the more intense. Whenever the full moon turns on its gentle light, Diavolezza summons you for some night-time skiing fun From 7:30 p.m. you can enjoy the pistes, shimmering blue in the mystical moonlight. 

      Audi FIS Ski World Cup St. Moritz 11/12 December 2021

      The Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup for women takes place every year in St. Moritz. The races have become a classic in the women’s racing calendar and will take place from 11 to 12 December 2021.

      White Turf St. Moritz 6 - 20 February 2022

      White Turf – an exclusive top class event, exciting horse racing, upscale catering, attractive music and art performances packed in a unique landscape flooded with sunshine.

      SunIce Festival 1 - 3 April 2022

      The «Coachella of the mountains»: The «SunIce» lifestyle music festival planned for April 2022 combines techno and EDM by world-famous DJs with various winter activities as well as art and fashion staging.
       

    • Special winter highlight at Valbella-Lenzerheide Youth Hostel

      Snow bar

      Perfect aperitif environment! Enjoy your aperitif before dinner in the in-house snow bar with an amazing view of the mountain panorama.*

      *Depending on demand and weather
       

    • Winter offers for young and old

      Scavenger hunt in Lenzerheide: Foxtrail

      Foxtrail, the most exciting scavenger hunt in Switzerland, is now also available all year round in the Lenzerheide mountains! An active experience in nature awaits you.

      Young family ticket

      Mountain railway offer for families with small children. The young family ticket is for families with at least one child under the age of 4. Young family tickets can be purchased for 4 days or more and can be used by either parent. The young family ticket is available at the regular adult rate and requires a photo. Both parents must be in the photo.

      Swiss Snowsports School Lenzerheide

      Mother child/father child offer for children from 2.5 years. This offer can be booked in all three Snowli villages (Lenzerheide, Valbella and PRIVÀ). With this offer, the little ones learn to ski in the presence of a parent.

      Sledging in Arosa Lenzerheide

      The sledging runs in Arosa Lenzerheide promise fun for young and old, families and groups. On two runners, you can enjoy the winter landscape from a totally different perspective. Whether you’re racing around a tight bend or leisurely making your way through the snow-covered woods: In Arosa Lenzerheide you will find the right sledging run for you.

    • Top Events and special winter experience

      Winter Universiade 11 - 21 December 2021

      The Winter Universiade is the world’s second largest winter multi-sport event after the Winter Olympics.

      Magic Forest Lenzerheide 10 - 30 December 2021

      The Magic Forest Lenzerheide hosts light art, musical experiences and culinary delights in the midst of a wintry mountain world – a fascination for all the senses that captivates young and old.

      IBU Cup Biathlon 28 February - 6 March 2022

      Around 300 athletes from 40 nations are expected at the IBU Cup in the Lenzerheide Biathlon Arena. It’s the second highest international competition series, right below the World Cup.

  • Special winter highlight at wellnessHostel 3000

    Wellness and relaxation right at the youth hostel

    After an action-packed day on the slopes, relax at the hotel’s wellness centre or do a few lengths in the 25-metre swimming pool.

    Biblau restaurant

    The Laax Youth Hostel is the perfect place to indulge in some traditional cuisine. At the alp station, typical Swiss dishes familiar from ski holidays are prepared for you fresh in the show kitchen
     

    Winter offers for young and old

    Snowpark LAAX

    When you think of Laax, freestyle comes straight to mind. Laax offers snowparks for young and old, from beginner to pro.

    Top Events and special winter experience

    LAAX Open 11 - 15 January 2022

    The LAAX OPEN, the most prestigious snowboard contest in Europe, will take place from 11 to 15 January 2022. A week filled with Olympians, world champions and newcomers.

    Snowshoe tours

    Secluded tours away from tourism, with many alpine meadows and open forests. Different techniques are required.
     

Cross-country & Yoga Camp in St. Moritz (3-days)

Book your cross-country training weekend with Yoga lessons.

Limited

Smashing with Friends

Ein Gaming-Trip mit Freunden im Youthpalace Davos.

Ski fun in Minschuns Sta. Maria

Up to 20% discount on accommodation.

Encounter Adventure!

We give you more memories! Skiing holidays in Switzerland – tips and recommendations for winter fun: Skiing experiences for the kids, fun pools to dive into, tobogganing action and freeriding adventures: Switzerland also offers virtually unlimited winter experiences and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the Swiss winter to the full.