The summer and winter resort of Arosa

Arosa in winter, ©Andreas Hobi/Flickr

Arosa in winter, ©Andreas Hobi/Flickr

Arosa is a popular mountain resort in Switzerland, located in the area of Graubünden, whose attractiveness, besides the beautiful scenery, is that it is the only ski resort that has direct access to the tracks as they are in front of the hotels. Arosa is located at an altitude of 1800 meters above sea level in the Valley of Schanfigg.

The resort of Arosa is a perfect holiday destination both in summer and winter. It offers many winter sport activities, but if you prefer hiking, the resort offers you many options, as there are many peaks in the surrounding, so you should choose the summer season.

Best tourist destination

Arosa is a top tourist destination also because it is lying in a wide valley, this providing shelter from the winds and also allows the sun to illuminate the resort for a long part of the day. Besides of this, the summer and winter resort of Arosa is in a secluded area, not in a transit traffic place, it has a pure air and has many other benefits as well. For example if you decide to spend the night in the resort, you get and All-inclusive card. This card gives you the opportunity to enjoy many local leisure activities in summer and fall for free.

Arosa ski resort, ©aegidian/Flickr

Arosa ski resort, ©aegidian/Flickr

Summer resort

Arosa is a perfect summer resort because has many different walking and hiking roads. In total there are about 200 kilometers of trails. One of the most famous hiking trails has fifteen kilometers and offers you spectacular scenery as you pass beautiful crystal lakes one after another. Some people choose to make a tour of several days in the area and if they want their baggage is resorted from one stopover to another. There is also a 50 km long bike road with baggage transport as well.

Arosa reflected, ©Tambako the Jaguar/Flickr

Arosa reflected, ©Tambako the Jaguar/Flickr

Winter resort

Arosa is a perfect winter resort with many sport opportunities. Besides of the 60-70 km long ski and snowboard tracks, you can also take advantage of the 30 km long freeride and a half pipe, you can practice show shoe trakking and toboggan riding. There is a 60 km long walking road that leads to the sport tracks. This is especially useful if you have relatives or friends living in the area, who can meet you up there to have a chat or take a meal together.

Arosa in winter, ©Andreas Hobi/Flickr

Arosa in winter, ©Andreas Hobi/Flickr

There are more than 10 transport options that take people above 2500 meteres above sea level. There is also an “Arosa Junior Club”, where your children can learn how to ski.

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