Davos & Graubunden
Davos is a famous winter sports resort located 1560m above sea level, making it the highest town in Europe. It’s located in the Region of Graubunden which is in the south-east of Switzerland, bordering Austria, Italy and Liechtenstein. The town of Davos is split into two parts, Davos Platz in the south-west and Davos Dorf in the north-east and you can walk from one end to the other in about 45minutes. Davos is a large ski resort town with several large hotels and conference centers and doesn’t quite have the glamour’s of St. Moritz or Zermatt which can help keep the cost down a bit. Its all about the natural beauty of the surrounding areas.
The main activities to do in Davos are hiking, biking and swimming in Lake Davos in the summer and any type of snow sport you can think of in the winter. There’s also many restaurants, bars and a casino to keep you entertained throughout your holiday.
The people of Graubunden speak Swiss-Germain, Italian or Rhaeto-Romanic, depending on the subregion
The Bernina Express offers an excellent way to see Garubunden in just a few hours, make sure not to skip it! You should also many sure you include at least one mountain top in your travel plans. The Weisshorn near Arosa is a great one for its stunning 360 degree view. Another very good option is Diavolezza on the Bernina Pass, offering a magnificent view of the Piz Bernina, the highest mountain in Graubünden, and its surrounding glaciers.
When to visit
The warmest months of the year to visit Davos are June to September, with the highest temperature being around 19°C. If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of rain in Davos are February, March and November. If you are after snow in Davos, the best month to visit is February where the snow is the deepest.
Some popular Davos & Graubunden Packages
The E-Grand Tour of Switzerland is the first road trip designed specifically for electric vehicles. Experience a wonderful mix of the most beautiful sights and the most exciting mountain passes in Switzerland combined with an exceptional driving experience in your Tesla Model 3 rental car.
Embark on an unforgettable rail journey across Switzerland during this 7 day journey exploring Lucerne, St Gallen, Chur and Zermatt. Travel aboard the Voralpen Express and the picturesque Glacier Express.
Discover Switzerland’s most celebrated tourist destinations from Interlaken to Lucerne during this panoramic 14-day rail journey. Explore cities and towns of Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano and Lucerne.
Combine three of the most picturesque and famous regions of Switzerland aboard one of the country’s famous scenic trains, Golden Pass Line. Stay at selected, centrally located hotels and enjoy impeccable service and hospitality as you discover Switzerland’s lakes and mountain tops on this 8-day journey. The ideal introduction to Switzerland as this holiday encompasses many of Switzerland’s famous destinations, mountains and lakes.
This short scenic rail journeys takes you from the French part of Switzerland to the resort town of Interlaken. En route enjoy the town which Charlie Chaplin called home, wine-tasting in Lavaux, shimmering lakes, an unforgettable journey to the top of Schilthorn to take in the spellbinding views from the iconic revolving restaurant made famous by the first James Bond film.
Travel across Switzerland from North to South and discover different regions, cultures and food on this classic self-guided tour.
Revel in Switzerland’s breathtaking scenery of snow-capped mountains, alpine lakes and lush countryside during this thrilling, 12-day self-drive tour from Zurich to Lucerne.