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Mother and daughter play in the powder snow by sunshine. | © Davos Klosters Mountains

Family holidays im Winter

Are you ready for a picture-book winter excursion with your family? Taking the cable car up the mountain, swooshing down wide slopes – snow-covered summits wherever you look – and great practice areas where kids can learn how to ski … Or how about sledging or snowshoeing in the Grison mountains while spending quality time as a family? The choice is yours in Davos Klosters Mountains.

The ski resorts of Davos Klosters Mountains and families – those two go together like cookies and cream! On sunny slopes surrounded by stunning scenic views, little and grown-up winter sports enthusiasts can swoosh down the mountain and fuel up for new adventures at cosy Alpine huts. That’s holiday joy at its best – for tiny snow bunnies and seasoned skiers!

Davos Klosters in winter

Is perfect for families because …

The numerous leisure activities for families – from sledging to snowshoeing, winter hiking and more – leave no chance for boredom.

The Bolgen area in the valley near Jakobshorn is an ideal place for families. Here the little ones can make their first practice turns in the snow, parents can enjoy a leisurely day on the Jakobshorn and grandparents can enjoy a delicious coffee on the terrace of the Bolgen Plaza. The ski school is on site and offers attractive courses for young and old skiers.

Pischa is the ultimate tip for families: there is a large number of activities on the mountain and best of all, the lift ticket fits into any family budget!

Some of the Mountain Hotels and Resorts offer a family-friendly environment, perfect for a holiday for young and old travellers. The attractive family offers of the Mountain Hotels and Resorts include lift ticket on request and offer spacious family rooms.

The most beautiful activities

With your family in winter

An employee of the Rinerhorn mountain railways helps two girls iron onto the lift. | © Davos Klosters Mountains

Ski holidays mum, dad and the kids

In Davos Klosters, families can look forward to days on the slopes full of variety and guaranteed snow way into spring. The Bolgen Area at Jakobshorn, Bünda near ParsennRinerhorn and the children's snow park on Madrisa are only a few of the locations that make families’ hearts beat faster. Kids areas, practice runs and ski schools give mini-skiers the opportunity to familiarise themselves with winter sports. Adults can look forward to first-rate slope conditions in high-alpine terrain. 57 lifts and 253 kilometres of slopes provide a perfect setting for countless adventures in the snow.

Psst …! Did you know you could go nighttime skiing or sledging in Davos Klosters? Every Wednesday and Friday from 19:00 to 23:00, visitors can enjoy winter fun under starlit skies up on Rinerhorn. What’s more, guests can savour a tasty fondue or Grisons specialties at the mountain restaurants after their moonshine adventures.

Bolgenareal at the bottom of Jakobshorn with view to the Seehorn. | © Davos Klosters Mountains

Bolgen Areal

On Bolgen at the foot of the Jakobshorn, winter sports have been playing a special role for more than 150 years already. That’s where the world’s first ski lift was built. At this same lift, kids practice their turns on the slopes today. The adventure of the dragon Flurin on the Kids Slope also takes place on the Bolgen.

The entire area can be reached on foot, and it’s the perfect location for a family excursion. From a magic carpet (conveyor belt) to practice runs, Kids Slope, ski schools and restaurants, it offers everything you and your little ones need for a great ski day.

It is ideal for families, as the children can practise their first turns here and the parents can relax comfortably on the terrace of the Bolgen Plaza. So everyone gets the best out of it!

Group of young guys on sledge whiz down the prepared sled run. | © Davos Klosters Mountains

Sledging fun

Ready, steady – and off you go down the sledging run!

What’s an absolute must-do while on winter holiday with your family? Going sledging, of course! By day or by night: As soon as you plop down on a sledge, you need to hold on tight – because you’re right on the verge of experiencing a speedy, action-packed ride! The absolute highlight for sledging fans is the thrilling run on Rinerhorn. Banked turns and a length of three kilometres ensure you’ll arrive at the bottom of the run with rosy cheeks and a wide smile on your face.

Or how about airboarding on Pischa? Sounds interesting?

Snowshoe hiking

Little and grown-up winter sports enthusiasts can also experience magical moments off the slopes on Jakobshorn or on Pischa. Equipped with snowshoes, you can slowly make your way up to higher altitudes along mountain ridges – including a tasty meal at one of the huts to refuel for the next stage of your hike. Snowshoeing is a perfect winter adventure that lets you spend quality time with your little ones.

Sporty family enjoy perfect snow conditions in the ski area Rinerhorn. | © Davos Klosters Mountains
Kids jump in the snow while the sun is shining. | © Davos Klosters Mountains
Kids having fun in the snow offside the slopes. | © Davos Klosters Mountains

Davos Klosters is in summer

Perfect for families because ...

The wide range of leisure activities for families, such as scooter rides, the petting zoo, mini-golf, hiking and much more are convincing and offer variety for the whole holiday.

You find four mountains to choose from: Jakobshorn, Parsenn, Rinerhorn or Madrisa offer you exciting and adventurous experiences.

The beautiful barbecue areas on the Jakobshorn and Rinerhorn invite you to linger. They are also accessible by stroller. The varied family hiking trails offer lots of fun for young and older hikers 

The family-friendly offers of the Mountain Hotels and Resorts, including lift ticket on request, fit into every family budget. Best of all: for the little ones, childcare is available at the Globi Kids Club in summer. 

Summer activities

For the whole family

Davos Klosters and its surrounding mountains are a summer paradise for families. Pleasant temperatures in the valley and in the mountains, and countless leisure activities to choose from: No wonder guests enjoy their holidays here so much! Whether you prefer relaxing moments in nature or action-fuelled activities in the mountains: You’re bound to find something just after your taste.

A biker enters the bend of the technical trail on the Jakobshorn.  | © Davos Klosters Mountains

Bike Technique Trail

For young adventurers

The new Technique Trail on Jakobshorn is popular with adults and youths. It boasts the perfect terrain for finetuning your technique on the bike and for showing off your skills.

Children with helmets having fun on the scooter trail. | © Davos Klosters Mountains

Fun while Scootering

Speedy rides through the mountains

A ride through the mountains with a kick scooter is a fun alternative to hiking. Instead of walking at a slow and steady pace, you can dash down Rinerhorn along a 4.5-kilometre scootering route.

Petting zoo Rinerhorn

On first-name terms with the animals

They’re fluffy or scruffy, definitely cute, and they make children smile from ear to ear: At the Alpine petting zoo on Rinerhorn at 2,000 metres above sea level, animal lovers will hardly be able to contain their excitement.

Minigolf Waldhuus

Putt like the pros!

Take a club, a ball, and decent aiming skills – and what you get is a fun round of minigolf for the whole family. At the minigolf facilities at Hotel Waldhuus, you can show off your putting skills – and maybe you’ll even make a hole-in-one!

Playground at the Restaurant Jatzmeder on the Rinerhorn | © Davos Klosters Mountains
 Family pats mountain goat in the petting zoo by the fountain. | © Davos Klosters Mountains
Family hikes on a wide gravel path from Abirügg to Jatzmeder. | © Davos Klosters Mountains
A group of friends ride their scooters under the Rinerhorn gondola, past a green meadow towards the valley.  | © Davos Klosters Mountains
Family collecting blueberries at the Rinerhorn. | © Davos Klosters Mountains
Children playing with a water lock at Madrisa-Land.  | © Davos Klosters Mountains

The most beautiful family hiking routes

At a glance

Family hikes in Davos Klosters are a great summer activity! Four mountains ensure boredom won’t stand a chance in summer. Numerous beautiful signposted trails – many of which are suitable for baby buggies and prams – meander through the mountains of the region.


Lake Stadlersee on Jakobshorn at 2,519 metres above sea level is great for families. How come? It only takes you about 30 to 40 minutes to get there from the Jakobshorn mountain station. That makes it a leisurely tour even kids can enjoy – and the trail is suitable for baby buggies and prams, too.

Tip: The picnic area with its barbecue spot is a wonderful location for lunch breaks.

Just hop into the cable car and exit at the Jakobshorn intermediate station! The family-friendly tour through Matta Forest will lead you either to Davos or to the Clavadel Show Dairy – an easy hike that takes ambitious little hikers about 1.5 hours.

Tip: At the Show Dairy, you can learn about cheesemaking throughout peak season.

Lush green, blooming Alpine meadows and breathtaking views of the valley: The family-friendly route on Äbirügg is an insider’s tip for hot summer days, and the barbecue location along the trail is an absolute highlight for families. Pack your favourite foods and take the cable car onto Rinerhorn!

A rich breakfast can be enjoyed at Hotel Waldhuus Davos. | © Davos Klosters Mountains

Accommodations for families

The family-friendly Mountain Hotels and Resorts offer everything you wish for while on family holiday: fun with your loved ones and spending quality time together in a cosy setting that makes you feel right at home.

Self-catering families will enjoy the stylishly furnished holiday apartments of Parsenn Resort. Those who prefer a hotel stay can kick back at the charming and cosy Hotel Waldhuus. Alongside an indoor pool and the Globi Kids Club, the hotel also has a playground and minigolf course for even more fun on holiday. Another cosy location for little and grown-up holiday guests is Hotel Strela in Davos Klosters. The three-star hotel offers a range of special amenities for families.

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