Destination Guides - Grindelwald ski holidays



Grindelwald ski holidays take you to some of the most stunning scenery in the Jungfrau Mountains. Located at an altitude of over one thousand metres and looking out onto the imposing north face of the Eiger, this traditional Swiss village has much to offer. With the highest lift reaching almost three thousand metres and over two hundred kilometres of pistes, Grindelwald ski holidays have wide popularity. It is a good family choice as well as having plenty to do for non-skiers. If you don't ski, be sure to take the train to the summit to enjoy fabulous mountain views.

Discounted Grindelwald ski holidays are highly sought after as the resort caters for all age groups and levels of ability. Beginners have nursery slopes just above the resort and with the good tuition from English speaking instructors, they will soon move onwards and upwards. There are gentle blues at First and Oberjoch. Intermediates have a wide variety of reds and a great run down from Oberjoch down to the village. Greater challenges can be found on the Kleine Scheidegg and there are good powder slopes from Eigergletscher to Wengernalp. Advanced skiers wishing to test their expertise can take Black Rock run or the Lauberhorn World Cup downhill run. Cross country skiers have thirty kilometres of trails.

Switzerland is a country with high standards and its accommodation is no exception. Whether it be hotel, apartment or chalet your satisfaction is guaranteed. Service in Grindelwald is excellent. The many eateries provide a wide choice of cuisine and cater for all tastes and budgets. Choose what you will from fast foods to the old Italian favourite of pizza and pasta, and from traditional Swiss dishes to international cuisine. Your evenings can be as relaxed or as lively as you wish as there are venues to suit all occasions.

Grindelwald opens its ski in the third week of December and closes it in the last week of March Many regional airports have direct flights to Geneva or Zurich which have transfer times of three and a half hours. An alternative to flying is to take the Eurostar snow train. A scenic alternative. The resort is very popular in summer when lovers of the great outdoors come to walk, climb, cycle or to simply enjoy the beauty of the mountains.

If you are skiing on a budget, you will be pleased with what Sandy Dunes has to offer. We are a price comparison site which finds the best offers from more than three dozen holiday companies. Since all are vieing for your business, you are sure to get a good deal. Just enter your point of departure, your dates and destination and we'll show you the Grindelwald ski holiday at the lowest possible price. All you then have to do to secure your trip is to make a phone call. Since offers change on a daily basis, to avoid disappointment, ring the number and book today.





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