Flims & Laax, Switzerland

Flims and Laax Ski and Snowboarding Holidays

Flims/Laax is one of Switzerland’s biggest resorts and has become more popular with Brits over the past few years. Laax is a quiet resort that spreads around the lake. The slopes spread across to the second main lift base at Flims. The villages have a young and vibrant feel along with good nightlife. They also play host to the biggest European freeski and boarding championships.

Flims and Laax

Flims & Laax Skiing and Boarding

Flims and Laax share a vast area of varied slopes beneath the towering exposed peaks and glacier. There are large gondolas into the slopes from both Flims and Laax. Beginners will find some excellent slopes between both Flims and Laax. There is also a children’s village in both resorts. The Naraus and Foppa areas have good easy runs back to Flims that will build up confidence. Intermediates will just love the area. Try the 1700m descent from La Siala back to the village, ski the glacier or try some guided off piste between the mountains. The variety of terrain is going to keep all standards of intermediate skiers and boarders happy. For the more advanced skiers and boarders there is the men’s World Cup Downhill course from Crag Sogn Gionm to get the legs burning. If you hire a guide you can take on the amazing off piste from the summit of Cassons. Freeriders will love the long Segnes and Grauberg trails in Flims. There is also a terrain park. Cross country skiers will find 60Km of trails scattered throughout the area.

Flims and Laax Ski Holidays

Flims & Laax Apres Ski

Flims and Laax both have a fantastic buzz to them in the evening. The main bulk of the shopping and entertainment will be found in Flims on the main street. At the end of the day both the lift bases have busy bars with the Iglu and Legna being popular. They do quieten down in the evening and you will find live bands in Laax. Off the slopes there is a huge sports centre just on the outskirts of Flims. It has an ice rink and 60Km of marked walls.

Flims & Laax Childcare

Children aged 3 years and over can be looked after in any of the three Kinderlands. There is also a kid’s village in the ski school. Call 0041 81 927 7171 for the ski school 

Flims & Laax Ski and Snowboard Schools

The mainstream Swiss Ski School (+41 (0)81 927 7171) has branches in Flims, Laax and Falera.

Flims Ski and Snowboard Hire

Pre book your skis and boards with Ski Set for online booking discounts

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Flims & Laax Key Facts »
Resort height:1100m
No. of lifts:27
Snow Canons:25Km
Snowboard parks:Snowboard parks
Transfer Time:2hrs 30 mins
Off Piste:***
Apres Ski:****