St Moritz is one of Switzerland’s most famous ski resorts due to the high quality of its ski areas, its snow-surety and the vast number of activities to do away from the slopes - including the infamous Cresta Run. It is a bit on the pricey side compared to some of its other ski resort counterparts but with some of the best skiing, hotels, restaurants and scenery in the Alps, you could argue that the prices are more than justified.
Ski & Snowboard holidays to St Moritz can be found leaving from most major airports in the UK and since the resort is so popular with us Brits, there is bound to be flights leaving that suit you. The closest airport to St Moritz is Lugano airport which sits around 90km from the resort. However, there aren’t many direct flights from the UK here so you can either get a connecting flight or travel to St Moritz from the larger, albeit further away, Zurich airport. Check the Cheeky Trip comparison site for our full selection of bargains to the Swiss Alps. Direct flights to Zurich usually only last about an hour and a half.
The busiest and arguably best time to visit St Moritz is during the winter months when ski season is at its peak and tourism levels are at their highest. With over 300km of groomed slopes served by 42 lifts, there is not only something for everyone here but plenty of snow to go around! With its reputation as a winter sports town, St Moritz is also the place to see daredevils fly down the ice skeleton racing toboggan track known as the Cresta Run.
Beginners will find plenty of areas to learn how to ski and build their confidence up. There are many easy slopes in the region to try out although St Moritz isn’t necessarily classed as one of the best resorts to start skiing. Intermediates will find a lot more choice in the area including slopes that lead down to Celerina and Suvretta. Many other challenging red runs are dotted over the region that are well worth trying out. With a relatively high number of black runs and off-piste slopes, St Moritz is also an ideal place for more advanced skiers.
The popularity and reputation of St Moritz means that there are more than a few accommodation options to choose from. Whilst apartments and smaller B&Bs are available, there are many big apartment blocks and hotels that can actually spoil the views of the beautiful surroundings sometimes. Nevertheless, they are still awesome places to stay. The range of dining options in the region is also very impressive with anything from gourmet dining to snack bars to cater for all times of day and all budgets.
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