Arosa is an idyllic mountain village in Switzerland surrounded by breathtaking scenery and fresh mountain air. It is located at an altitude of 1,800 meters and is surrounded by the imposing peaks of the Swiss Alps. Arosa is known for its numerous recreational activities such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, golfing and tennis. In winter, Arosa is a popular ski resort with 225 kilometers of slopes and 43 lifts, while in summer, hikers and mountain bikers can enjoy the unspoiled nature. The village is also known for its culinary delights, which are offered in the numerous restaurants and cafes, as well as its cultural events. Overall, Arosa is a perfect destination for anyone looking for nature, sports, relaxation, culture and good food.
Arosa is situated at the end of romantic Schanfigg Valley at an altitude of about 1800 meters and is known as an ideal family ski resort with guaranteed snow. In the winter sports area (1800 to 2500 meters above sea level) you can expect 200 kilometers of ski slopes, 30 km of cross-country ski trails, various toboggan runs, as well as natural and artificial ice fields for skating or curling. In addition, 60 km of walking and winter hiking trails are prepared for all pedestrians, who thus also have the possibility to reach cozy mountain huts.
Arosa is known as a popular alpine health resort in Graubünden at an altitude of about 1800 meters. In summer and autumn, all overnight guests are entitled to use varied facilities around the Arosa mountain world with the Arosa Card from the first night. Breathe in fresh mountain air and enjoy the wonderful natural environment. There is so much to discover, whether by mountain bike, scooter, horse-riding, on foot or with the all-inclusive cable cars up to the summit. In addition, the highest 18-hole golf course in Europe and the Bear Sanctuary with bears Jamila, Sam, Amelia & Meimo are awaiting you. Not to be missed is the new flow trail at Hörnli.
The Arosa Bear Sanctuary is a special experience for young and old. It offers rescued bears from poor animal husbandry a species-appropriate home in the midst of the beautiful mountain landscape. Visitors can watch the bears learn their natural behaviors. On the bear platform you can learn more about the stories of the rescued bears from Serbia, Albania and Ukraine as well as many other exciting bear facts. In addition, the Bear Sanctuary offers various activities such as the Adventure Trail, Bear Mini Golf and an adventure playground. For the hunger there is delicious food right next door in the restaurant Brüggerstuba. A visit to Arosa Sanctuary is therefore definitely worthwhile.
The ski area in Arosa-Lenzerheide is a true paradise for winter sports enthusiasts. With over 200 kilometers of slopes and 43 lifts, there is something for every taste and level. Best of all, the cable car starts right next to the Arosa Vetter Hotel and the hotel itself is right on the ski slope. So you can start directly from the front door to the slopes in the morning and arrive relaxed back at the hotel in the evening.
You can also enjoy the cable cars in summer. Hikes through the beautiful mountain landscape, mountain bike tours or simply enjoying the fresh mountain air - all this is possible. In addition, numerous activities such as climbing or a visit to the Arosa bear sanctuary attract. With the Arosa Card, which you will receive upon arrival at the hotel, you will benefit from free cable cars throughout the summer.
Tickets can be purchased directly from us at reduced prices, as well as online or at the ticket offices of the valley stations at the regular prices.
Traveling to Arosa by train is comfortable and stress-free. The train runs through the spectacular route from Chur to Arosa and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding alpine landscapes. Highlights include the 19 tunnels and 53 bridges, including the famous Langwieser Viaduct. The Arosa Vetter Hotel is located directly at the train station, so our guests do not have to walk long distances after arrival. Train connections from Zurich to Chur are several per hour, after which the Rhaetian Railway will take you directly to Arosa every hour.
In Arosa, visitors can take advantage of the free local bus to explore the town. The bus travels throughout the town, making it easy to reach various attractions and activities.
The Arosa Humorfestival is an annual event that has been held in the idyllic mountain town of Arosa, Switzerland since 1992. At this festival, well-known comedians and cabaret artists from Switzerland and abroad perform and provide a varied program. In addition to classic stand-up comedy, there are also readings, satire, music comedy and much more. Stars such as Hazel Brugger, Claudio Zuccolini, Stefan Büsser or Divertimento have so far provided plenty of laughs and a good atmosphere.
Book our Humorfestival Special with overnight stay and festival ticket.
In addition to the annual Arosa Humorfestival, where renowned artists delight their audiences with humorous performances, the Gay Ski Week also attracts numerous guests every year, who celebrate and enjoy themselves together on and off the slopes.
For those who prefer things a little quieter, the Arosa Classic Car Event is just the thing. Here, visitors can admire vintage cars and be transported back to a bygone era. There are also various events for sports enthusiasts, such as the Hörnli Trailjagd, a challenging mountain bike race.
For lovers of Swiss dialect, there is the Dialect Festival, which focuses on regional music and culture.
Music enthusiasts, on the other hand, can look forward to the Live is Life music festival or the Arosa Electronica. At Live is Life, Swiss music stars perform on numerous stages in the Arosa-Lenzerheide ski resort. Arosa Electronica focuses on international DJs and electronic music artists.
Intersport Arosa - The sports shop with direct access to the Arosa mountain railways. Intersport offers ski, sled and snowboard rentals in winter and bike and scooter rentals in summer. You can also have any repairs and service carried out overnight. Intersport is located directly in the hotel building. Open every day.
Monday - Sunday 08:00 - 23:00
Kitchen: Lunch 11:30 - 14:00 & Dinner 17:45 - 21:30
Check-in: 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Check-out: until 11:00 a.m
Smockers bar: only open in winter
From June 30, 2023 is the Hotel & Restaurant
open continuously until October 29, 2023.
From November 10, 2023 is the Hotel & Restaurant
open continuously until April 14, 2024.