Savognin, Switzerland

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Nearest Airports

Zürich 150mins

Samedan 45mins


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Savognin ski holidays

Established in 1910 the Swiss ski resort Savognin lies at 1200 metres altitude in the Graubünden region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2713m the area is snow sure. Over 60 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 5km of trails, which equates to around 7 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Savognin is Zürich at a distance of 180km or approximately 150 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

One of the best equipped ski resorts in Switzerland, with a long list of facilities and excellent intermediate standard skiing. Snowboarders have especially good facilities including a fun-park with jumps and a half-pipe.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs 0km
0%  Intermediate Trails
 8 runs 32.5km
45%  Advanced Trails
 12 runs 37.5km
50%  Expert Trails
 2 runs 10km

Resort and Holiday Stats

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)CHF253 - CHF253
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2014
Resort ClosesApr 2015
(snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs80km
total length of Savognin trails
Longest Lift-Served Run15km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope OrientationS E N
direction Savognin area faces
Top Altitude2713m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude1200m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude1200m
centre of Savognin ski resort
Vertical Drop1513m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical^v 1513m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Skiing in Savognin

22 pistes and trails means approximately 80km of runs. 15 Savognin lifts have capacity to transport 13700 per hour. The longest run in the Swiss ski resort is over 15km.

SNO-man says

The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 45% intermediate, 50% advanced slopes and 5% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 3km Pro Spinatsch run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Savognin after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Savognin

Of the 15 ski lifts, 10 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Savognin is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 80 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

SNO-man says

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Savognin Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

4 apres ski bars 11 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 2 billiards / pool 1 games room 1 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 3 saunas 1 hot tubs 1 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 2 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 45 prepare winter walks 2 climbing 0 golf 1 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Curling.

SNO-man says


Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Savognin" by any other name

The Swiss resort is also known as Piz Martegnas, Piz Cartas and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Savognin slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Savognin has slopes facing S E N.

Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Savognin

Savognin ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Schneesportschule ess-line and has 60 teachers teaching in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and taking students from a minimum age of 6841740

Savognin for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Savognin for intermediates  gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Savognin for expert skiers   gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Savognin for snowboarding  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Savognin

Savognin snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Savognin: 32km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 15km     Intermediate XC Trails: 10km   Difficult XC Trails: 7km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 2

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 1km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Savognin

Savognin snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 45 Snowshoeing: 48 Hang Gliding : 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 1km Paragliding schools: 2

Savognin non skiing facilities also include Curling.

Savognin reviews, 3.8 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.
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