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Destination guide: Klosters, Switzerland

Klosters is a renowned ski resort of Switzerland that offers 33 lifts including 10 gondolas, 5 chairs, 18 surface lifts for skiers and snowboarders and a vast vertical descent of 1600 metres (5249 feet). Klosters offers a terrain of 420 acres and has about 97 pistes that have a total length of about 315 kilometers. It is suitable for skiers with moderate skills. Moreover, the place has excellent terrain for experts as well as newbie users.

The place offers a vast cross-country ski trail for about 50 kilometers. Snowboarders can have their enjoyment at the two terrain parks as well as a half pipe. Zurich is the closest airport, but it takes 2 hours to reach the place. You will get accommodations near to the pistes as well in Klosters.

You will get to cover an expansive rambling area in the Prättigau or Klosters or Davos, which is a known for vacationing and offers 700 km of trails that range from footpaths suitable for prams to mountain hikes. Along with nature, forest trails and rock, you can also visit the herb garden located at Madrisa and the energy-encounter trail which means that Klosters ensures quite a perfect holiday experience.

For fun, you can also visit Madrisa Land, an Alpine adventure park. The place covers 90 regional legends along with popular tales that are present in the park, which even visually impaired people can access. Cyclists as well as mountain bikers easily get routes of different degrees of difficulty in Klosters. Apart from skiing the place offers mountain bike races, such as The Swiss Bike Masters that extends to 120 kilometres is a spectacular bike race and even the non-bikers look forward to it from the audience view.

To reach the Davos ski region one needs to board The Gotschnabahn cable car. Moreover, the smaller Madrisa ski area which is present at Klosters is quite suitable for greenhorn skiers. Davos-Klosters region provides conducive conditions for touring and off-piste skiers as well. Cross-country skiers easily get to access long trails quite easily near Klosters, and also Landwassertal. Wherein, Jakobshorn located near Davos is preferred by snowboarders.

For those who are not interested in skiing can avail themselves horse-drawn sled rides, winter walking paths, snow-shoe trekking and toboggan runs – along with a wide range of après-ski activities. The place also offers awesome hangout places for nightlife, more specifically around Davos.

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