Davos is one of the Swiss charming winter and summer resorts, it is proudly nestled in the Swiss Alps, the eastern side of Switzerland.
Davos, mostly known as a city of knowledge and research. It plays a significant role in the international research segment, as well as home to many international and local research institutes and academies. Numerous conferences and many other meeting platforms are organized for information sharing and exchange training.
The most popular and major event is surely the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in January. The ceremony engages the world’s top leaders together to shape up global, as well as, the regional agendas to overcome economic and societal problems arisen as a consequence of recent fast-paced developments.
Apart from its influence on the international, economic and political world, Davos is the highest city at 1560m in the Swiss Alps. This all thanks to its height, which provides well snow conditions all year round. In 1860, Davos' high altitude and extended hours of sunshine had established it as a health resort.
It is a great resort for summer and winter activities, health improvement and sports. Davos’ ski resort is the largest one in Switzerland and the most remarkable, which contains five separate ski areas. It is a great place with ample choices for those fond of active leisure, who can go sailing, surfing, paragliding, mountain bikes and much more other activity options.
The shopping in Davos is also worth to take a try especially among the international famous brands with loads of emphasis on the fashionable sportswear and sports gears.
Winter sports lovers may find Davos - the internationally recognized resort a wonderland place. As it is a metropolis for skiing and snowboarding fans, where they are offered 58 ski lifts, 300km of slopes, 75 km of cross-country ski trails, Europe’s largest ice rink and among other attractions.
Summer in Davos is another taste of activities in the beautiful natural ambience of Davos. Such as hiking and mountain biking amid the stunning Alpine trails, but the special exercise is the swimming and sailing on Lake Davos.
The famous "Davos Klosters Sounds Good" event takes place in July when 15 bands gather together to dazzle the audience with an amazing performance. The Matterhorn Mountain is easily accessible from Davos by the connected scenic train ride of Glacier Express.
The nearest airport to Davos is Zurich, from where AlpExcursion has the honour to greet you with a private transfer in order to delve into Davos tours.
Here is some interesting sightseeing that you may enjoy discovering during your stay in Davos:
- Davos Kirchner Museum - Offers the stunning arts of the world-known German painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.
- Wintersport Museum – Home to huge collection of the winter sports equipment.
- Zuegenschlucht (Zugen Gorge) – The best place to regenerate your hiking energies into the picturesque cliffs, all along the clear mountain river.
- Monsteiner Bier - Brewery to produce tasty beer specialties and gourmets.