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St Moritz Introduction

St. Moritz is possibly the best known of the Swiss alpine resorts. Although the town itself is less than pretty, it is surrounded by stunning natural beauty. Located around the shores of a lake and with a panoramic vista of snow-capped mountains, the views take some beating. St. Moritz is part of the Upper Engadine Ski Area which gives access to over two hundred miles of pistes and provides for all levels of expertise. Snowboarders have a choice of parks and there are over one hundred miles of cross country trails. The resort lies at an altitude of almost five thousand feet so it is possible to ski back to the village for most, if not all, of the season. Whether or not you choose to ski, St. Moritz ski holidays offer fun filled days followed by lively evenings.

Why Go To St Moritz?

St. Moritz ski holidays offers skiing for all levels of ability in an area that generally has good snow cover throughout the season. This lively town has much to offer non-skiers as there is much to see and do. Apres ski is lively, restaurants cater for all, and there are shops galore.

St. Moritz ski holidays are popular with all skiers and borders regardless of ability. The exuberant nightlife appeals to groups of young adults.

When To Go To St Moritz

The St. Moritz ski holiday season lasts from early December until mid April. The resort is fairly snow sure throughout the season. In summer the resort is popular with climbers, hill walkers, mountain bikers and water sports enthusiasts.

St Moritz - The Place

Although St. Moritz ski holidays are considered the most exclusive in Europe, the resort is not just for the rich and famous. Lying beneath jagged mountain peaks on the shores of a frozen lake, there are superb views to be had in every direction. Located at a high altitude, and with the highest lift at over ten thousand feet, the snow conditions are good throughout the season. With a large number of pistes to suit all ability levels, and a choice of snow parks, St. Moritz ski holidays are very popular. Schools provide tuition in both skiing and boarding, as well as guides for off-piste skiing. Hotels, apartments and chalets provide a range of high quality accommodation, while restaurants, bistros and cafes cater for all palates. St. Moritz ski holidays are ideal for groups with non-skiers in their midst as there is plenty to occupy their daylight hours. Recreational facilities include walking trails, skating, snowshoeing, tennis and swimming. Those who enjoy a shopping spree will be delighted by both the quantity and the quality of the shops and boutiques.St. Moritz ski holidays offer fun-filled days in stunning surroundings, followed by lively evenings in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

St Moritz Nightlife

St. Moritz nightlife can be as lively or as relaxed as you wish as there are venues to suit all moods and occasions. There are opportunities for evening sports and of course, fine dining. There are clubs where you can party through to the early hours of the morning and there is also a casino.

St Moritz Shopping

St Moritz has a good number of shops, stores and boutiques which supply all your holiday essentials including gifts and souvenirs, and much more besides.

St Moritz Eating

St. Moritz has a number of excellent restaurants both in the village and on the mountain. They serve a diverse cuisine from wholesome traditional Swiss dishes to international fare.