Hints & Tricks

12 rainy-day activities for your holidays in Davos Klosters

Winter in Davos Klosters is full of exciting activities, whether it’s snowing or sunny. Even on grey days, there are plenty of indoor leisure activities you can do. Our top tips cater to any weather, ensuring you have a great time, no matter what. For those who prefer outdoor adventures, we’ve also compiled a list of suggestions to help you make the most of your winter experience. Whether you’re in the mood for solving riddles, relaxing in a wellness area, or enjoying a leisurely breakfast – there’s something for everyone. We hope our ideas inspire you to try something new!

Davos Klosters Mountains logo in blue round button | © Davos Klosters Mountains
Davos Klosters Mountains

Tip 1: Kulturplatz Davos

Films and theatre performances for all ages

Looking for some great entertainment suitable for all ages? Look no further than Kulturplatz Davos! This fantastic venue offers a range of current feature films, theatre performances, and exhibitions, making it the perfect destination for friends, couples, culture enthusiasts, and families with children.

If you’re staying in Klosters, be sure to check out the Kulturschuppen! This unique venue serves as both a theatre stage and cinema, offering a diverse programme of events for audiences of all ages.

Tip 2: Sporthalle Färbi Davos

Sporting activities for any weather

With a diverse range of sports on offer, including tennis, badminton, freestyle, indoor golf, and archery, Färbi sports hall leaves nothing to be desired. One of the highlights is its popular climbing wall, featuring over 90 routes of varying difficulty levels and a dedicated bouldering area. Färbi sports hall caters to all ages, with activities suitable for everyone.

Tip 3: Ice hockey game

Cheer on the HCD at the stadium

Experience the excitement of ice hockey in Davos, where the annual Spengler Cup takes place and the sport is as much a part of winter as skiing. Head to the stadium to cheer on the team at a home game of the Davos Hockey Club and soak up the thrilling atmosphere. With games taking place in both the afternoon and evening, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a match and enjoy the action on the ice!

Tip 4: Globi Kids Club

A paradise for children at Hotel Waldhuus

Looking for a fun and safe space for your kids to burn off some energy during your stay in Davos? Designed for children aged three to ten years old, Globi Kids Club at Hotel Waldhuus Davos offers plenty of fun and games to keep your little ones entertained. With a dedicated supervisor on hand to ensure your children’s safety and well-being, you can relax and enjoy your holiday. For older children, there’s even a room featuring a ping-pong table, perfect for teenagers. And in case of bad weather, the hotel’s children’s cinema is the perfect destination for a fun-filled film afternoon.

Best of all: Globi Kids Club is free of charge for all guests of Hotel Waldhuus, while guests of the Mountain Hotels can book this offer as an extra.

Tip 5: Foxtrail in Davos

Playfully discover the town of Davos

Experience Davos from a whole new perspective with a Foxtrail riddle hunt. This exciting excursion is perfect even when the weather doesn’t quite cooperate. Spend 1.5 to 2.5 hours outdoors, exploring the town and solving riddles along the way.

Tip: For families, there’s a special price when booking, making it an affordable and memorable activity for everyone.

Tip 6: Kirchner Museum

Find out about the famous expressionist

The artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner spent the last 20 years of his life in Davos, drawing inspiration from the region’s stunning mountain landscapes and creating many of his most important paintings here. The museum offers changing exhibitions that highlight Kirchner’s work and important themes related to Davos, making it a must-visit for art enthusiasts.

Did you know? The museum offers more than just exhibitions – with events such as yoga in the museum or dialogues with interesting personalities about a work of art, visitors can experience the artist’s work from different perspectives.

Tip 7: Brunch in Davos

Get up late and have a tasty breakfast

Indulge in a leisurely breakfast in Davos, perfect for weekends or – even better yet – holidays. On days when the sun takes a break, a cosy brunch is just what you need. Fortunately, there are many options available in the area, including at Hotel Waldhuus Davos and KaffeeKlatsch in Davos or Klosters.

Summer tip: For a unique experience, head to Clavadeler Alp on Jakobshorn during the summer months for an extensive mountain brunch!

Tip 8: Aquatic centre Eau-là-là

A paradise for wellness fans

Escape to a world of fun and relaxation at the aquatic centre Eau-là-là in Davos. The sauna area and heated outdoor pool provide a perfect opportunity to relax and unwind. Meanwhile, children will love the indoor pool with its exciting water slide. For those who enjoy a little extra excitement, an additional fun park is open every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon.

Good news for wellness enthusiasts: The spacious spa at Hotel Waldhuus is open to external guests as well as hotel guests.

Tip 9: Still on the slopes

Rinerhorn: a great destination no matter the weather

Rinerhorn is a popular insider tip for sledging and skiing in winter – but it’s also worth a visit in summer, with activities perfect for families, bikers and hikers.

If the chairlifts on the Jakobshorn or Parsenn are closed due to strong winds, don’t worry – you can still head for Rinerhorn. The ski area is equipped with lifts that can safely run even in windy conditions, ensuring that nothing can stand in the way of your winter fun!
Tip: If you’re unsure about the weather conditions, check the live status of the lifts and slopes before heading out.

Tip 10: Rinerhorn trail

From mountain to valley

The Rinerhorn offers a leisurely walk suitable for any weather, whether you visit in summer or winter.

In the winter months, there’s a certain charm to hiking under blue or grey skies. A beautiful trail starting at the Rinerhorn mountain station takes you to the valley, crossing a wonderful landscape. You can warm up in the mountain restaurant Jatzmeder or in the Blockhuus before or after the hike down into the valley. It’s an incredible winter hike that’s also perfect for families.

By the way: In summer, you can combine your hike with a visit to the Nüllisee, adding even more excitement to your adventure.

Tip 11: Sledging

Downhill fun on Madrisa, Gotschna or Rinerhorn

Experience the thrill of sledging in the Davos Klosters Mountains, protected from the weather on a gondola ride from Klosters. The exhilarating descent into the valley is tons of fun in any weather, and you’re likely to encounter fewer people when the sky is overcast. There are a variety of routes for sledging on Rinerhorn, Madrisa, and Parsenn Gotschna.

Tip 12: Davos Winter Sports Museum

Stories and exhibits about winter

Experience the rich history of winter sports in Davos at the local Winter Sports Museum, open every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. You’ll find out about the importance of skiing, sledging, and hockey for the region through exciting exhibits, with trophies and sports equipment on display.

As you can see: Whether you’re hitting the slopes in bright winter sunshine or trying out one of the many indoor activities, the region offers a varied holiday program no matter the season. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience the best of Davos Klosters Mountains. We look forward to your visit!

Your Davos Klosters Mountains Team