Davos was originally a mining village but is nowadays developed as a great winter sports destination. This destination has become well-known for patients with TB who stay here and as a destination for congresses. Moreover, Davos is also known for the construction of the first ski lift of the world: the Bolgen-lift. Davos is a ski city with two centres: Dorf and Platz, offering countless boutiques, bars, restaurants and a sufficient amount of places to go out at night. This destination is an excellent choice for those who love a vibrant après-ski.
There are five different areas accessible from Davos. From Dörfji there is direct access to the Jakobshorn area and from Glaris one can easily reach the Rinerhorn area. At the West side of the Davos Dorf and the Davos Platz the cable-cars depart to the Parsenn-Gotschna ski area. From the Gotschnagrat one can easily ski to the village Klosters and from here a cable-car departs to the ski area of Madrisa. Overall there is over 260 km of groomed slopes available in Davos-Klosters ski region, which is accessible for skiers of all levels. Also for cross-country skiers and hikers this area is exciting as there are many beautiful trails offered throughout the area.
Beside the broad offer of activities, Davos also presents other possibilities to entertain the guests. One can find activities like an indoor pool, museums, ice skating courts, curling courts, wellness and sports facilities. Besides, in Davos and surroundings one can also enjoy sledding, snow rafting or dog sledding.