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Set within Switzerland’s striking Graubünden region, this village is famous for its family-friendly skiing, snow parks and international winter sports festivals.

Enjoy superb snow sports, lively cultural events and award-winning cuisine at the Swiss resort town of Laax. Hike to unhurried mountain villages, swim in deep blue lakes and visit ancient megalithic sites. Laax is part of Switzerland’s picturesque Graubünden canton in the foothills of Crap Sogn Gion. The major attraction of Laax is the Laax Ski Resort.

Open from November to mid-April, the ski resort includes the ski areas of Laax, Falera and Flims. Discover 146 miles (235 kilometers) of well-groomed slopes, four snow parks and a 656-foot-long (200-meter) half pipe. Try alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and tobogganing. Watch professional skiers and snowboarders at international competitions such as March’s European Freeski Open.

Visit the Freestyle Academy for year-round extreme sports. Practice free climbing, free running, freestyle skiing and skateboarding in this indoor arena.

In the summer, Laax is a great base for exploring the Graubünden countryside.

From mid-May to mid-October lifts access miles of biking and hiking trails. Routes, such as the Planet Nature Trail, highlight the region’s breathtaking mountain scenery. Admire the views of deep valleys and towering peaks from the Il Spir viewpoint. Visit the pretty village of Trin, perched on a sun-drenched terrace.

Go boating, fishing and swimming at placid lakes. Laaxersee is in the heart of the village while Caumasee and Crestasee are within comfortable walking distance.

Food in Laax and its interconnecting villages is of a high standard, with several restaurants featured in the esteemed Gault & Millau guide. Join in the stylish nightlife scene at the bars and clubs located in the village and on the mountain.

Just a 90-minute drive from Zurich and a 3-hour drive from Milan, Laax is well served by intercity trains. Get around on foot and bike or via public buses and gondolas. Linger for a while in this winter sport and nature lover’s wonderland at homelike guesthouses, luxury hotels and self-catering apartments.

Top Hotels in Laax

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
4 out of 5
Via Murschetg, Laax, GR
The price is $148 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 21

Located in the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out lodge in Laax is within a 5-minute walk of Laax Ski Area and Laax Ski Resort and close to winter sports such as ...

4.4/5Excellent! (46 reviews)

"Excellent location to ski school and ski runs. Beautiful location and accommodation. It’s just like it looks in the photos- spectacular. Small grocery store and bakery are 1-2 min walk so it’s easy to cook dinner, breakfast in room. Check in is at a different hotel which was a bit confusing. Note- ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Hotel Bellaval
Hotel Bellaval
3 out of 5
Via Falera 7, Laax, GR
The price is $185 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26

Situated in Laax, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Laax Ski Area, Laax Ski Resort, and Flims Ski Resort. Larnags 1+2 Ski Lift and Laax 64 are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (47 reviews)

"Location is perfect and the staff is nice and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2019

Hotel Bellaval
Peaks Place
Peaks Place
4 out of 5
Via Uletsch 1, Laax, GR
The price is $106 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 21

Located near the slopes, this Laax aparthotel is in the mountains, within a 10-minute walk of Laax Ski Area and Laax Ski Resort, and close to winter sports such ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (23 reviews)

"Nice place. Offering transport to the slopes. Good that its a petrol station nearby to uy bread etc. Location and quality in the room is great!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Peaks Place

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Laax Ski Resort
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Laax Ski Resort

5/5(3 reviews)

Miles of pistes, freestyle parks and one of the world’s biggest half pipes await at this family-friendly ski resort in the Graubünden mountains.

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