Should you think Davos is too turbulent for you, you will prefer a stay in the village Klosters.Klosters is located just a few kilometres apart from Davos, in the Prättigau. The history of the village dates back to the 13th century, but Klosters appeared as an attractive holiday destination only at the end of the 19th century. The traffic connection to the village started to improve substantially when the railway distance of the Rhaetian railway was extended up to Klosters.
By the Rhaetian railway you can comfortably travel within the overall canton Graubünden. It connects many villages with each other, one of many stations is the railway station Klosters. A distance of more than 380 km has been developed with the Rhaetian railway.
If the weather does not cooperate around Davos and Klosters, there are attractive alternatives. If you visit the museum Nutli Hüschi of Klosters, you will see a piece of history remained from all sides: The old little house originates in the 16th century. Inside the house, furniture, games and tools of the 16th until 18th century are kept. A visit in the sulphur therapeutic bath Serneus promises a healthy relaxation during swimming, sauna and sunbathing.
The skiing regions of Klosters and Davos
Apart from Davos, Klosters is a popular destination of winter sportspeople, ending up in the canton Graubünden in Switzerland for skiing holiday. Klosters itself is located in around 1,200 metres height, you can get even higher by funicular, e.g. on the Gotschnagrat (2,285m).
Davos Klosters Mountains – that is the combination of five skiing areas of the region: Gotschna-Parsenn comes up with many ski runs, some of them with a very high level of difficulty.
On the Jakobshorn and Pischa, snowboarders get their money’s worth because there are half-pipes and other challenges waiting to be overcome. Even at night you can prove your ability on the lit pipe. Pischa is additionally known for free-ride slopes. Out of the way of ski runs, you can get downwards into the valley on marked paths.
The Madrisa region is very suitable for families. Here you can ski or toboggan downwards the mountain by sledge. In the “Kinderland“ parents can confidently leave their children alone for some hours – professionally looked after, of course. This leaves a little bit time for togetherness during a romantic hike in the winter landscape. Or how about a dreamy trip by a horse-drawn carriage? Also the ski runs on the Rinerhorn are recommendable for the whole family. A special event are always the sleigh-rides at night on the lit ski run.