Review of snowboarding and skiing in Samnaun Switzerland.
Samnaun Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1920 the Swiss ski resort Samnaun lies at 1846 metres altitude in the Graubünden region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2864m Samnaun ski area is snow sure. Over 260 snow cannons ensure artificial Samnaun snow making covers ?km of ski trails, which equates to around 50 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Samnaun (Switzerland) is Zürich at a distance of 235km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Samnaun ski season runs from December to May.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Samnaun Switzerland
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13 runs 38km
48 runs 127km
9 runs 9km
Skiing in Samnaun
Skiing Samnaun you'll enjoy 70 pistes and trails and that means approximately 230km of ski runs. Samnaun lifts number 40 with the capacity to uplift 78500 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of Samnaun is over 11km long.
Samnaun Ski Area
Samnaun ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 18% intermediate, 68% advanced ski slopes and 12% for expert skiers - the most difficult Samnaun piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Samnaun after dark.
Samnaun for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Samnaun
If you snowboard Samnaun you'll want to know that, of the 40 ski lifts in total, 12 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Samnaun snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Samnaun snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 90 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Samnaun for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Samnaun Apres Ski
The apres ski Samnaun scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
8 apres ski bars 35 restaurants 1 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 1 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 40 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.
Samnaun for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Samnaun Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
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The Swiss ski resort of Samnaun ski resort is also known as and has the following common misspellings:
Samnaun ski area has ski slopes which face ?
The direction which the various Samnaun ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Samnaun ski resort has ski slopes facing ?.
Samnaun for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Samnaun reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.