Davos – the ideal vacation destination year-round

Davos is a traditional resort town offering everything from sports activities for thrill-seekers to rest and relaxation for weary workers.

Davos lies in the romantic Landwasser Valley in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. This climatic health resort is the highest city in the Alps: 1,560 m. In the summer, outdoor enthusiasts can reconnoitre the region's three hiking areas on over 700 km of marked trails. To cool off, take a swim in Lake Davos, scenically located in the valley. Thermal winds make it ideal for surfing and sailing. In the winter, the surrounding mountains provide the perfect setting for winter sports such as downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, sledding or snowshoeing. Art lovers can easily lose themselves at the Kirchner Museum. Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère, being centrally located in Davos, is an ideal home base for exploring the city and its environs.


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Winter Delights

Winter fun and Christmas mood in Davos are a matter of course. If its relaxed winter holidays or a spontaneous weekend trip to the popular ski region: You can look forward to an eventful winter in the Grisons Winter-Wonderland! Our Belvédère Christmas market awaits you as well as game and fun at the ice dream Davos, wild sledge rides and fast ski slopes, the legendary Spengler Cup and an extensive Belvédère Christmas and winter program!

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Ski Slopes

Davos is the ultimate winter paradise. Summiteers, skiers, snowboarders and cross-country skiers benefit from 5 snow sports resorts with 55 transport installations and around 300 km guaranteed snow-covered pistes. Aside from Europe’s first decelerated snow resort Schatzalp-Strela with gently rolling hillsides, there are the family mountains Madrisa and Rinerhorn with fun dwarves’ obstacle runs and more sportive downhill routes is perfect for skiing enthusiastic families. Also the other pistes promise all sorts of adventure in the winter wonderland of Davos.

Romantic Carriage Ride

Enjoy the dreamy Winter scenery of Davos on a romantic carriage ride. The carriage will pick you up directly from the hotel and will take you through the magical side valleys. A special atmosphere offers a night ride during Fullmoon, where you will cuddle up in blankets to keep warm, breath in the fresh winter air and witness how the moon will sparkle on the untouched snow.

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Landquart Fashion Outlet

At the Landquart Fashion Outlet you can find over 160 brands in its shopping portfolio. It is the perfect destination for a day trip during your stay at the Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère. Your shopping trip turns into a relaxed experience in front of the unique backdrop of the Grisons mountains.

The Outlet can be easily reached by car (45 min) or with the train “Rhätische Bahn”. With a purchase value of over CHF 50 you receive the return ticket for free by showing your bills and the arrival ticket at the Outlet Center Information.

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A book about our establishment has been published as part of the series "The most famous hotels in the world®." It recounts our hotel’s fascinating history and the intellectual background of the health resort. In the late 19th century, the Belvédère was a meeting place for major political and cultural figures. You can reserve a copy here for CHF 35.

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Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère – A book about the GRAND HOTEL BELVÉDÈRE

Current and upcoming events

Cross-country skiing Events
29.11.2017 - 03.12.2017
09.12.2017 - 10.12.2017

During the 38rd SonntagsBlick cross-country skiing event, from the 29th of December until the 3rd of November 2017 will professionals and beginners benefit from cross-country skiing lessons.

The world’s elite of cross-country skiers will meet for the Davos Nordics from on the 9th and 10th of December already for the 40th time to perform an exciting race amidst the Grisons mountain world. The traditional racing Sertig Classic 2018 on the 18th of January will lead ambitious cross-country skiers from Davos Platz 14 km down into the Sertig valley.

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World of Ice Davos

Davos World of Ice
02.12.2017 - 04.03.2018

The magical adventure ice playground is a dream for young and old. The different themed ice rinks offer lots of fun and variety: If its first moves on the ice for children in the Kids Zone, curling or pond hockey on the sports rink, doing a few Pirouettes on the Ice Circle or boogie on skates at the Ice Disco – everybody gets its money worth. The Davos World of Ice is opened throughout the winter.

Songbird Festival Davos
08.12.2017 - 23.12.2017

The popular festival for musicians and singer-songwriter will celebrates ist 10th anniversary this winter and counts as one of the most beautiful music festivals in Switzerland. There will be a concert every day in a different location from the 8th until the 23rd of December. The unique atmosphere and closeness to the artists turn these concerts into something really special.

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Belvédère Christmas Market
22.12.2017 - 23.12.2017

On the 22nd and 23nd of December 2017 the traditional Belvédère Christmas market with a small petting zoo will take place on the winterly terrace. You will find handmade products, Christmas delicacies and delighting Christmas gifts for your loved ones at the small and traditional stands! The entire proceeds will support the Swiss Heart Foundation and the Argo Foundation Davos, two organizations whose mission and initiative deserves a special support.

Spengler Cup
26.12.2017 - 31.12.2017

From the 26th until the 31th of December 2017 the legendary Spengler Cup takes place in the Vaillant Arena of Davos. It counts as the oldest international ice hockey tournament and has been brought to life by the Dr. med Carl Spengler from Davos. The competition is attracting sports enthusiast from all over the world to witness how the world’s best ice hockey players will battle themselves on the ice.

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Art on Ice

Another spectacle of the superlatives is happening in Davos on the 9th of March 2017. The Art on Ice – Show is an entertainment package of another kind: Music stars, acrobats, dancers paired with impressing stage designs and light effects delight fascinated visitors year for year again. Shortly before the Olympic games will take place in South Korea, which might bring some medal winners onto the ice.

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