St. Moritz
St. Moritz
St. Moritz

St. Moritz in Switzerland is the world’s oldest ski resort, opening in 1864. It is located in the Upper Engadine region of the Swiss Alps and has an altitude of 3,057 meters.

Due to its elegance, exclusivity, innovation and its cosmopolitan atmosphere, St. Moritz is one of the world’s most famous ski resorts. It offers an attractive mixture of nature, sport, activity, culture and rest.

Although the majority of the local people are German speakers, every year hundreds of thousands of people travel to St. Moritz from all over the world, especially from Italy, United Kingdom, Russia, Austria, New Zealand, Germany, Luxembourg, Australia, Belgium, Norway, Ireland and many others, conceiving a cosmopolitan atmosphere rich in different cultures.

From St. Moritz you will have direct lift access via to the more than 350 kilometres (217 miles) of the ski slopes which The Upper Engadine offers. Due to its altitude, the quality of the snow is one of the best in Europe.

In St. Moritz you also will be able to continue practicing your favorite sport when night falls. Go down illuminated ski slopes, take a moment to observe the clear and starry Alpine sky. We assure you that it will be a totally new experience. On the days of the full moon, the artificial lights are unnecessary as soft natural moon light will light the path along the slopes. Night slopes are open all season from 7:00 pm to 2:00 am in the morning.

There are a wide variety of the activities, such as alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, sledging slopes, bobsleigh runs, horse racing on ice, ice golf, cricket, ice skating, curling tournaments, hockey, Olympic ski jumping, ice climbing, snow racket excursions, paragliding, horse riding, ski jumping, tennis, squash, food and music festivals, opera, art, and much more.

Highest Skiable Peak

3,025 m (9,925 ft)

Vertical Drop

1,169 m (3,835 ft)

Base Elevation

1,856 m (6,090 ft)

Gondola, Trams, Chairs, & Surface Lifts

5 Gondolas, 7 Chairs, 13 T-Bar etc.

Closest Airport

Milan, Italy (MXP); Zurich, Switzerland (ZRH)

Airport to Resort

Milan: 185.7 km (115.4 Miles); Zurich: 226.8 km (141 Miles)