Laax Travel Guide
Laax is a great skiing resort with 220km of excellent slopes. And with over 50 restaurants and 40 bars, it is also a great place to have fun. In summer, the region is good for hiking and biking with 237km of marked paths and even more official mountain bike routes, including a 7km downhill trail. Laax is located just a few kilometres from Flims, another interesting summer and winter resort.
- Flight time from London: 1 hour 40 min
- Zürich Airport: 148km from the city centre; transfer time about 1 hour 45 min
- Currency: Swiss franc
16th -21st January 2017
Taking place every January, is the biggest's and one of the most important snowboard competitions in Europe. This snowboarding events brings together world champions and amateurs alike for a week of contests, live music and parties.
Flims Classical Summer
Annually - during July
This classical and avant-garde music festival is set throughout Flims in unconventional performance venues such as churches and hotels.
Never End Bike Challenge
This extreme 7km course is the ultimate in downhill mountain bike races and is a highlight of the sporting calendar. With an altitude of 1,100 metres there prmosies to be plenty of exxcitement and suspense.
Ruinaulta Rhine Gorge
Created 10,000 years ago by a thundering rock slide, the Ruinaulta Rhine Gorge, is often referred to now at the swiss Grand Canyon. Easily reached on foot, over water or by train or bike, the gorge offers a wild and romantic natural setting with exciting river rafting possibilities.
Parc la Mutta
Parc la Mutta is the largest and one of the most important Megalith sits in the whole of Switzerland. The park consists of 34 standing stones, each erected during the Middle Ages and acting as an ancient place of worship. The stones were also used as a method for calculating the calendar, and are set amoung the glorious mountaint scenery of Laax.
Porsche Chair Lift
Designed by the Porsche Design Studios, these futuristic ski lifts features the first swivelling and solar-panelled seats. Tilt your seat to 45 degrees to ejoy unparalled views of the slopes around you.