Luxury in Andermatt: A white winterland village
Perfectly situated in the southern centre of Switzerland, there is a storybook village called Andermatt. It has been a popular year-round holiday destination for the last hundred years. The local people are known to be very welcoming and friendly which makes it a pleasure to rent a luxury ski chalet for the white winter holidays. The beautifully quaint village is surrounded by a dramatic mountain landscape that is wild, gorgeous and provides the perfect skiing holiday spot every winter. Here, 5-star luxury is neatly packaged and you do not have to search far to find the most decadent accommodation in the form of private ski chalets, delicious meals and perfect runs for your snow adventure. See the rolling green hills contrasted with the sparkling white snow on your way to cosy log cabins and pubs where everyone will feel like a local. Because of its location in the lush Urseren Valley, you will be treated to spectacular views and varied terrain. Andermatt is also easy to travel to as it can be reached via three Alpine passes coming from Milan and Zurich. It is only two hours by train from Zurich. In winter, Andermatt becomes a wonderland paradise brimming with activities for all ages!
Here, skiing is a part of everyday life and you can choose a number of excursions suited to your level of experience. Piste skiers will enjoy Skiarena Andermatt-Sedrun with 55km of slopes, 2 aerial cableways, 7 chair lifts and 11 ski lifts. Freeriding and Freestyling is done in Gemsstock, where you can do jumps and enjoy the varying terrain. Do a ski tour and be coached by a professional trainer or enjoy some snowboarding. Snowshoe tours are also a favourite and will treat you to some of the most magnificent scenery in the Swiss Alps. Winter hikes are also a great way to get some exercise while absorbing the beauty of the natural environment and tobogganing, ice-skating and ice climbing will leave you feeling like an Olympic athlete and put a smile on your face. Andermatt also has a variety of excursions to enjoy on the days that you aren't on the slopes. Take a carriage ride for a bit of romance or explore the Furka Steam Railway for a scenic train ride. The National St Gotthard Museum is filled with interesting cultural artefacts and its mountain pass location makes it a must-see. For all this and more book your winter escape to Andermatt today!