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Snowboard and ski in Arosa, Switzerland

 
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added on 9th of July, 2008
Arosa is a small mountain resort in Switzerland. It was discovered in 1883 as a health resort, but after a few years it became a winter resort. It is still new as a resort in comparison to its older sisters in the country. You can get to know a lot about Arosa’s history if you visit the local history museum.

Tourists can get to know the region very easily thanks to the free of charge means of transport provided that you spend the night there.

This and other things makes Arosa a non expensive resort but nevertheless one that offers a lot in terms of entertainment, scenery, sun and snow.

It is well known for its alpine activities in spite the fact that the sun shines about 8 to 12 hours a day, there is still plenty of snow due to its favorable position. There are a lot of runs for intermediate skiers but there are also long and dangerous slopes destined to the more experienced ones. Skiing is excellent here and a lot come just for this.

Surprisingly small in comparison to the many things it has to offer Arosa enchants its visitors with its contrasts. Besides skiing you can practice a lot of other sports there like tennis, mini golf played inside, walking on marked trails or even bowling. I have left horseback riding at the end because it is one of the most sought activities around as it offers the best facilities in the eastern part of the country. Being so popular it is not easy to just walk in and have a ride you need to make reservations ahead.

You can visit a charming little church dating the 18th century and not only visit, you are invited to pray there.

Small but with a lot to offer Arosa is among the prime destinations in Switzerland.

 

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There are many roads that lead to the Arosa. Guided tours to Arosa can also be arranged by the travel agents and tour operates in Switzerland. Normally cars are not required in Arosa and free buses are used to connect Arosa with other major picnic spots. There are many attractive surroundings, resorts and picnic spots but Arosa is regarded as one of the best health resort and recreational spot. In Arosa, there is a chain of top restaurants. These restaurants offer many delicious dishes and drinks to suit the taste of the guests. The sleigh rides, snow-capped mountains, curling, skiing and skating make Arosa a wonderful family ski holiday spot... Read more »

 
 
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Winter sports in Grinderwald - Aug 16, 2009, by bicska
Ithink it was the most beautiful place I ever been in my hole life. Is just amazing! Sitting aganst the 4000 meter high montains is a feeling what I can not tell someone's, you just come here and feel it! Fantastic place to relax or to have... Read more »

Traveling to Bern - Aug 30, 2009, by bicska
I'm living at the moment in Bern (Switzerland). It is really interested to live in here, are happening some strange, but positive strange things what I wasn't expected in my life. I want to go in this year all around west and south Europe.... Read more »

Martigny, a great place to relax in Switzerland - Apr 20, 2009, by Wazling
Martigny is a nice small town in Switzerland at the area of the 'Wallis'. It's not so big, but the place offers you a good museum, showing you the ancient history but also an oldtimer exhibition - which is very nice - and local art. At... Read more »

Go to ski in Switzerland - Sep 7, 2007, by lindamura
Zermatt is a ski resort, a wonderful village at the foot of the Matterhorn that mixes all the important ingredients for a number one ski resort that offers the best conditions here for a restful and relaxing holiday: excellent snow... Read more »

Must visit Kehrsatz - Aug 22, 2009, by bicska
After 21 days I can say, I like to live here. It's the most interesting end beautiful place I have ever been to. the first is just unbelievable for me, like someone from east Europe, that here there are living so many people whit other... Read more »

 
 

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