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Switzerland ski holidays

  • A view of the town of Arosa with trees and snowy mountains

Switzerland takes the crown when it comes to dramatic and picture-perfect winterscapes, defined by sky-skimming mountains, glassy lakes and chocolate box villages.

Switzerland takes the crown when it comes to dramatic and picture-perfect winterscapes, defined by sky-skimming mountains, glassy lakes and chocolate box villages.

Much like sharing those chocolatey treats, tastes differ across these ski resorts. Some are renowned for their glamour, their snug-as-a-Swiss-roll family feeling, or the quintessentially cool alpine scenes. Take exclusive Verbier for example, where day is for playing hard at ambitious slopes and night is for partying harder; Villar’s quaint, laid-back village for calmer dalliances and dainty tea rooms; or fairy-tale Saas-Fee and traditional Zermatt that sprinkle the local charm into their towns like sugar. Others, however, are known for their extreme sports and charming off-piste pastimes.

Getting lost in the backcountry comes easily in the likes of Andermatt, while glamorous slope evaders sip champagne chasers and test their designer bag stamina in St. Moritz. Then over in Arosa, its gastronomic scene is almost enough to make visitors forget about skiing altogether, and Crans-Montana’s playground for snow-faring fun and sun-kissed slopes make it the one to watch.

Closeup of a person on a ski slope holding a snowboard
An aerial view of a train on a bridge as it passes over a valley
A skier going down a sharp snowy incline with rocky mountains in the background
Closeup of a person on a ski slope holding a snowboard
An aerial view of a train on a bridge as it passes over a valley
A skier going down a sharp snowy incline with rocky mountains in the background
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    On the agenda
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    With the turning over of new leaves and travel plans in the pipeline, we invite you to delve beyond the destination and into the marvelous moments to be had on meaningful journeys that will make your year.
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    Crans Ambassador

    Indulge in understated luxury at Crans Ambassador, where sleek interiors place sublime mountain views centre stage. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the great outdoors surrounding Crans-Montana, while you delight in truly exceptional cuisine.
Some of its ski resorts are renowned for their glamour, their snug-as-a-Swiss-roll family feeling, or the quintessentially cool alpine scenes; others, however, are known for their extreme sports and charming off-piste pastimes.
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A sense of place

Get to know our favourite ski spots in Switzerland, from car-free Zermatt in the shadow of the Matterhorn to the elegant glamour of St. Mortiz.

  • A view of buildings in a valley in the Swiss Alps
    Verbier

    Elegant and exuberant, Verbier combines scintillating skiing with inimitable Swiss hospitality making it the perfect destination for your next luxury ski holiday.

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  • Drone view of snow covered hotels
    Villars

    Perched on a sunny shelf looking across the Rhône Valley to the Portes du Soleil, Villars is a small, laid-back, but well-established village resort.

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  • A red and white cable car with the Matterhorn in the background
    Zermatt

    A magnet for winter sports connoisseurs, nestling at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn in the Valais canton of Switzerland.

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  • A view of Andermatt from the top of a nearby mountain
    Andermatt

    Andermatt exudes authentic alpine charm and history while offering the last word in contemporary five-star luxury.

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  • People on a ski lift in the ski resort of Lenzerheide
    Arosa

    Set in a chocolate box landscape of forests and frozen lakes, Arosa has a laid back traditional Swiss ambience and a friendly welcome. 

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  • Night view of the Crans Montana village and ski resort
    Crans-Montana

    Nestled in a south facing position overlooking the Rhône Valley, hidden gem Crans-Montana is the new place to be; known for its wonderous red runs, long leisurely lunches and sunny outlook.

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  • Rock mountains with snow covered peaks
    Saas-Fee

    Known fondly as The Pearl of the Alps, Saas-Fee is a true gem for ski-lovers.

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  • An aerial view of the snow covered roofs in the town of St Moritz
    St.Moritz

    With a reputation for elegance and glamour, St. Moritz is one of the world’s most famous winter resorts.

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Carrier features a selection of luxury lodges and chalets in the most glamorous resorts in Europe and North America. View our full collection of ski and snow holidays.

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Luxury ski & snow destinations

For the serious slope-skimmers, dedicated après-skiers and the winter wonderland wanderers in-between.

  • Morning sunrise in Austrian mountains
    Austria ski ski holidays

    Birthplace of steel edged skis, the stem turn and even the first dedicated academy, skiing is in Austria’s blood, nourished by the throng of charming villages and invigorating aprés-ski.

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  • A skier off piste with a rocky snow covered mountain range behind and vast forest in the valley
    Canada ski holidays

    For the aficionados who have refined their bucket list and families seeking bundles of wintery fun, Canada rolls out its ice-dusted carpet of iconic resorts and high-octane experiences that are often the envy of all.

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  • Sunrise over a river in winter near Levi, Finnish Lapland
    Finnish Lapland

    During the deep winter, when the sun barely rises and the frozen landscape emits a mystical blue light, Finnish Lapland is a breath of fresh air fantasy.

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  • Ski gondolas over Courchevel ski resort in winter
    France ski holidays

    For the serious slope-skimmers, dedicated après-skiers, and the winter wonderland wanderers in-between, France serves the ultimate recipe for on-and-off piste adventures.

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  • Northern lights over snowy Mount Kirkjufell Iceland
    Iceland

    With a short flight and zero time difference, you don’t need a golden compass to find the northern light-laden skies, picture-perfect municipals and ethereal dioramas of Iceland.

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  • Winter Day at Alpe di Siusi with view on Sassolungo and Sassopiatto, Dolomites, Italy
    Italy ski holidays

    Nowhere does a switch-up quite like Italy; seamlessly going from hefty-buckled footwear to the sleekest apres-ski ankle boots, sociable slopes to solitary Dolomites safari adventures, and making spaghetti-like tracks in the snow to tucking into a plate of the real thing slope-side.

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  • Red winter barn in between snowy trees
    Sweden ski & snow holidays

    A silent, pristine wilderness of enchanting forests, frozen lakes, an abundance of inquisitive fauna and otherworldly places to rest sleepy heads, Swedish Lapland is the place to walk on the wild side.

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  • Colorado mountain peaks dotted with green trees in the winter
    USA ski holidays

    Big, bold, and outrageously beguiling, skiing in the USA is a superlative in itself; but with ‘champagne’ powder snow, seriously scaled-up landscapes, and a handful of Wild West traditional towns, we believe it’s for all the right reasons.

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