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Flims

Switzerland

Flims is an undiscovered gem of a resort, with a great choice of flattering runs and a reputation for being one of the most  snow sure places in the Alps. It’s not hard to see why this well kept secret continues to be a client favourite. 

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Highlights

A regular Powder Byrne favourite, Flims is the perfect place for skiing in Switzerland. It has a low-key, family atmosphere, long varied runs and a sunny disposition. Thanks to the Vorab glacier 70% of the winter sport action is between 2,000 and 3,000 metres above sea level, making it one of the most snow sure places in the Alps.

The scenery is stunning and all abilities are catered for, with great nursery slopes in the centre of the village and amazing tree-lined runs intermediates will revel in. The resort is also popular with weekenders and the perfect choice for a quick ski fix, ensuring maximum time on the slopes.

Activities and Indulgences for You

There are extensive options off the slopes,with activities including ice-skating, curling and indoor climbing. Flims boasts numerous superb restaurants, both on the mountain and locally, including the renowned La Vacca with its succulent grilled meats, perfect for long refuelling lunches.

Fun for the Kids

Flims is always a hit with the kids in our programmes. Flims' excellent nursery slopes, easy access and variety of slopes makes it ideal for those learning to ski in Switzerland. As skiers develop in confidence we'll introduce them to exciting new terrain, tree skiing and the extensive snow parks that play host to numerous European competitions. They'll also enjoy the extensive attractions off the slopes, including the world-class FreeStyle Academy, sleigh rides through the stunning landscape, climbing walls and high ropes as well as great restaurants. 

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Getting There

Located just 1 hour 40 minutes by Powder Byrne transfer from Zurich airport. Alternatively, our private flights fly into the German airport of Friedrichshafen, which is also 1 hour 40 minutes from Flims. The convenient location and variety of slopes also makes Flims an ideal destination for weekenders.

Ski Facts

Altitude of Village1100m
Altitude of Ski Area1100m - 3018m
Number of Lifts 27
Total Pistes 235km (Flims and Laax)
Easy29%
Moderate32%
Difficult39%
Snow CannonsYES
Longest Run 17km
Cross Country Skiing60km
Mountain Restaurants17