Where to Ski & Snowboard in the Swiss Alps

There aren’t too many locations where you can ski on natural snow, year-round. But Switzerland is certainly something special. However, knowing where to travel on your ski trip to the Swiss Alps isn’t easy.

So, we’ve done the hard work for you. With thousands of acres of skiable terrain to explore, these are the destinations you need to visit on your ski and snowboard trip to the Swiss Alps.

Most Popular Ski & Snowboard Resorts in the Swiss Alps



Located at the base of the majestic Matterhorn, the beauty and bounty of Zermatt are rivaled by few. The slopes serve up impeccable skiing conditions 365 days a year. And it’s one of only two locations in the world to boast such a statistic. Its world-class lift system, endless terrain, and activities off the slopes are just a few reasons many consider Zermatt the best ski destination in Europe, possibly the world.

St. Moritz

St. Moritz

If you’re looking for a luxurious ski destination with a wide variety of terrain, St. Moritz is the top place to visit on your ski trip to Switzerland. Often regarded as the “Saint-Tropez of winter,” the après ski options in St. Moritz are just as enticing as the snow. So when the sun sets over this luxurious mountain town, the day is really just beginning.



Verbier is one of four combined resorts in its area including Thyon, Veysonnaz, and Nendaz. Together, the ski area offers more than 250 miles of ski runs accessible my almost 100 lifts. Skiers and snowboarders alike will appreciate Verbier’s freeriding and off-piste challenges. The resort also boasts stunning accommodations and several dining options.



Nestled in the Davos Klosters, Parsenn is the largest and most up-to-date of Davos’ five resorts. The resort offers 35 downhill ski runs ranging in difficulty, so both beginners and more advanced riders will enjoy hours of fun on the slopes. Parsenn also offers more than a dozen restaurants and a lively après ski scene.



While Saas-Fee may not be the top destination for expert riders considering its lack of off-piste acreage and challenging terrain, beginners and families are sure to enjoy the mild slopes. Thanks to its high altitude, snowfall at Saas-Fee is always excellent in both quantity and quality. The resort also tends to be less crowded than others in Switzerland.

FAQs About Winter Vacations in the Swiss Alps

Are ski resorts in the Swiss Alps open?

Yes! Some ski resorts in the Swiss Alps are open and ready to welcome you. Others remain closed with the intent to reopen soon. We recommend contacting your intended destination to remain informed of any mandates or COVID-related regulations. For added safety, ship your skis, snowboard, and snow boots directly to the slopes with our no-contact pickups and deliveries.

When is ski season in the Swiss Alps?

At some locations, like Zermatt, you can ski 365 days a year. At other locations, ski season typically begins sometime in November, but occasionally as early as September, and ends sometime around mid-March.

How to ship skis on your ski trip to the Swiss Alps?

Tired of dragging your skis and snowboard through the airport? We understand. Simply pack up your skis, attach your provided shipping label, and Ship Skis will collect your skis from your home, business, resort, or lodge. Arrive at your destination to find your skis and snowboard waiting! Ship Skis will send your skis back home at the end of your ski trip to the Swiss Alps, too.

Why ship your skis on your ski trip to the Swiss Alps?

We know you love skiing and snowboarding at venues all over the globe. That’s why Ship Skis is dedicated to ensuring your skis and snowboard arrive safely and on-time on your ski trip to the Swiss Alps. With an on-time guarantee, complimentary insurance on every shipment, and access to real-time tracking 24/7, Ship Skis is the best way to ship your skis and snowboard on your ski trip to the Swiss Alps.

How much does it cost to ship skis on a ski trip to the Swiss Alps?

The cost to ship a small ski bag (under 25 lbs.) from the US to the Swiss Alps is $199.99 USD for the outbound leg and $239.99 USD for the return. The cost to ship a small snowboard bag (under 25 lbs.) from the US to the Swiss Alps is $209.99 USD for the outbound leg and $249.99 USD for the return. Transit time shipping to the Swiss Alps from the US is 3-6 business days for both the outbound and return legs.

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