Everyone who is anyone skis in Switzerland.  It's a bit more formal and usually better organized than France or Italy, has more slopes than Austria or Germany and offers up bags of easy access resorts never more than an hour or three from major population centers.

Brig located at an ancient European crossroads where the Simplon Pass crosses the high Alps into Italy offers easy access to a number of fine French, Swiss and Italian resorts and one of the best scenic railroad rides in the world by Louis Bignami

Crans Montana Sun-soaked slopes with stunning views and big town base.

Davos  A big town surrounded by a great Alpine playground. 

Engelberg*  Engelberg makes a great weekend retreat for the residents of Lucerne, less than an hour away by Louis Bignami

Flims/Laax*  Flims/Laax has an impressive 220 km of mainly intermediate slopes by Louis Bignami

Grindelwald Traditional mountain town in spectacular scenery.


Gstaad Surprisingly unpretentious, with extensive, pretty slopes.

Interlaken Located in the German-speaking heart of Switzerland, Interlaken offers winter sport's fans access to some of the most spectacular skiing in the Alps, with their base in a service-packed small city in a spectacular lakeside setting.

Mürren Stupendous views, an epic run, and a chocolate-box village.

Saas Fee* Beautiful,car-free village with slopes on top of the world. Saas-Fee is one of our favorite places. It oozes Swiss charm and the setting is stunning - spectacular glaciers and 4000m peaks surround the placeby Louis Bignami

St.Moritz Luxury living - on and off the flatteringly easy slopes.

Verbier Paradise for nightlife-loving powder hounds with cash.

Villars*  With its mountain railway and gentle low-altitude slopes, Villars is the kind of place that has been overshadowed by modern mega-resorts by Louis Bignami

Wengen Charm, stunning views and extensive intermediate terrain.

Zermatt  Magical in many respects - both on and off the slopes.