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Arosa Travel Guide, Switzerland

Arosa, Switzerland – Overview

Arosa is a municipality in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It was discovered in 1883 by a German doctor. Arosa is regarded as one of the best tourist spots in Switzerland. It lies at the height of elevation of 1,800 meters, tiny lakes and forests.

It is also considered a popular winter and summer resort. The town of Arosa is situated in the district of Plessur in Schanfigg valley. Arosa comprises an area of 42.54 square kilometers. Historical evidences shows that the first settlement in Arosa was established in the 13th century.

The Romansh-speaking were the first settlers in this area. After Romans, Arosa German-speaking Walser settlers came into this area and settled here. The main economy of this city is Tourism. Every year a large number of tourists from Switzerland and other parts of the Europe visit Arosa to explore its beauty, culture and history. The town of Arosa has been a popular alpine health resort. The mountains and fields of Arosa are covered with snow throughout the year.

Tourists also come here to spend their holidays. The town of Arosa has something to offer to all. Whatever is your style, taste and budget, you can find every type of entertainment and recreational spots. There are some good restaurants, hotels, resorts, lakes and picnic spots. There are two popular lakes Untersee and Obersee etc. Another popular spot in Arosa is Aroser Weisshorn.

There are a lot of recreational activities for the tourists. Skiing, diving, sailing, snowboarding, rowing and snorkeling are some of the most popular activities of tourists. You can reach Arosa by railway and road. To get the spectacular views of the area, traveling by road is a major choice of most of the travelers.

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.

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    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...
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