Nothing beats height for reliably good snow and Mount Titlis, the highest peak in central Switzerland at 3238 metres, provides Engelberg with a year-round snow covered glacier and one of the longest winter seasons in the Alps, from mid-November until mid-May.
Naturally endowed with reliable snow conditions and only a short transfer time from Zurich and Basel airports, Engelberg has undeniable appeal for both a short break or longer holiday with the additional attractions or being renowned for its hospitality and being full of character, due to its origins in the 12th century, when a Benedictine monastery was established at the for of Angel Mountain (Engel-berg).
The slopes stretch up over the mountains on both sides of the village, with a majority of the terrain suitable for intermediates and beginners. For advanced skiers and boarders there is a small percentage of black runs, but several exceptionally long runs, and there are many opportunities for exploring off-piste, with a guide.. Cross-Country skiers are well catered for and non-skiers will be amazed by the natural beauty of the location and enjoy numerous leisure & sports facilities plus the many cultural aspects of the resort.
Zurich 65 miles Basel 85 miles
Top Lift : 3020 metres
Lifts : 24
Slopes : 82 km
Blue : 30%
Red : 67%
X Country : 36 km
Winter Foot Paths : 49km
Indoor Ice Rink for Skating & Curling
Indoor Swimming Pool
Monastery & Cheese factory visits
Engelberg has a many classic winter sports activities, tobogganing, with two longs runs of 2km and 3.5km, sleigh rides, indoor pool, bungee jumping, paragliding, curling, skating and ice hockey. You may just want recuperate in the evening - but after relaxation in one of the excellent spas you may find yourself ready for some of Engelberg's nightlife - and the resort is no slouch when it comes to keeping you out late!