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St. Moritz

The birthplace of winter tourism.

Situated in the Engadine Valley, St. Moritz is one of the world’s most exclusive resorts with high altitude skiing and spectacular panoramic views. Five star mountain restaurants, designer shops and an abundance of luxury chalets attract a variety of international clientele throughout the year. Accommodating all types of skiers, St. Moritz boasts 350 kilometres of snow-sure slopes and 220 km of scenic cross country trails, not to mention plenty of challenging off-piste terrain and panoramic ski touring routes for adventurous sorts.

At the heart of the ski area is Corviglia, home to World-Cup-quality downhill runs, a snow park and fifteen mountain restaurants incorporating both traditional cuisine and fine dining. Beyond Corviglia are neighbouring ski areas Corvatsch, featuring steep, long runs and a world class snow park hosting the yearly Freeski World Cup in March, Diavolezza with it’s infamous 10 km glacier run, Lagalb the powder paradise and Zuoz as well as smaller picturesque villages such as Samedan, Pontresina, La Punt and Sils Maria, all of which exude their own alpine charm and have a variety of luxury homes and apartments for rent.

With reliable snowfall and over 300 days of sunshine per year, St. Moritz has the ideal climate for enjoying all manner of winter sports and prestigious events.

Aside from skiing, St. Moritz offers a wide variety of winter sports and activities, from the exhilarating Cresta Run and Olympia Bobsleigh Track to slightly more sedate activities such as winter walking, snowshoe hikes, curling, sledding and ice skating. Interesting sights like the Segantini Museum, the leaning tower of the Mauritius Church and the surrounding Engadine Lake District are also worth visiting. The idyllic mountain scenery is best enjoyed during a horse sleigh ride to one of the valley’s many traditional restaurants. Anyone who’s still not satisfied may enjoy the spectacular landscape from a bird’s eye view during a paragliding flight or admire the white peaks glimmering in the moonlight while night skiing on Corvatsch.

Hosting many prestigious events throughout the winter season, St. Moritz enjoys a worldwide reputation for its exceptional entertainment. Highlights of the winter calendar include the Gourmet Festival and Snow Polo World Cup in January, White Turf International Horse Racing on the frozen Lake St. Moritz and Cricket on Ice in February, the Engadin Ski Marathon and St. Moritz Music Summit, the world’s highest electronic and dance music festival, in March. The resort is well known for it’s wonderful scenic spring skiing in March and April, with some lifts open until the end of May, making for a total of eight months of the world’s finest slopes with Diavolezza ski area kicking off the skiing season every October.

Location & Map

Nearest Airport
Zurich
Travel time from airport
3 hours / 210 km
Resort Altitude
1856m
Top Altitude
3303m
St Moritz at night
Skiing in St Moritz
Cresta Run in St Moritz
Curling in St Moritz
Olympia Bob Run in St Moritz
Snow Polo World Cup in St Moritz
Engadin Ski Marathon in St Moritz
White Turf Horse Racing in St Moritz
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