Winter tourism

In the 1980s, and especially after the 1990s, winter tourism grew significantly in an attempt to provide an alternative to the summer tourist season. In Switzerland, the winter tourism industry is primarily based on two main principles: direct access to a mountain environment, and the use of natural materials to create a unique atmosphere. The key to the success of winter tourism is due to the fact that the winter climate is better suited to the development of outdoor activities than to those in the summer.

An example of this is the use of skis, snowshoes, or snowshoes in the winter, and the use of hiking boots or boots in the summer. Using snowshoes and snowshoes in the winter is more economical than using them in the warmer summer months. In the early 1990s, two new winter resorts started to open in Switzerland: Winterthur and Winterthur-St. Moritz. Winterthur-St. The rise of winter tourism in Switzerland has been very impressive and has now reached almost 3.000 km2 of ski areas. Switzerland is also the most popular destination for winter athletes as well as for snowboarders. The booming winter tourism in Switzerland is a key factor for the development of winter sports in Switzerland.

Snowmobiling is an important winter sport in Switzerland, arguably the most popular in the world. It is a national sport with a huge following, mostly concentrated in the mountainous areas. It is a fast-paced sport with a high intensity component and is popular in the outdoors, as well as in the mountains.


The ski area "Dalheim" in the Swiss Alps has the largest winter snowmobile tracks in Europe. The ski area "Sitz ist" in the Swiss Alps is the biggest snowmobile track in the world with a length of 378 meters. In Switzerland, winter tourism is especially famous in the famous Alpine resorts: the high altitude of the Swiss Alps and the rugged and rugged terrain of the Swiss alps (especially the Massif Central) make many visitors to the mountain top resorts to discover the natural beauty of the winter landscape.

The Alpine landmarks of Switzerland are more than just beautiful landscapes: they are the starting point for a range of other activities that are mutually reinforcing for the Swiss and the visitors. The Swiss ski resorts and alpine lakes have become a true cultural attraction for the Swiss and their visitors. Winter tourism is also a source of income that can be generated by the Swiss people. The slopes are a great way to spend the day. On the alternative, the skiing can be a great way to spend the night. Winter tourism in Switzerland is not only a holiday destination for the winter season.