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Situated in the canton of Graubunden on the east-side of the country, Klosters is one of Switzerland's most famous ski resorts with a superb range of skiing available on the slopes of the Davos-Klosters ski area.

Kloster's fame within Britain does not come solely from the excellent range of pistes that it shares with it's neighbour, Davos, but also through it's popularity with our royal family. Even people who've no interest in skiing or ski resorts have heard of Klosters, and here in lies one of it's problems - it's often viewed as an upper-class resort and therefore overlooked by some skiers. When they hear mention of the name 'Klosters', probably 90% of recreational British skiers would think of a super-exclusive, mega-expensive resort, hidden away in the Swiss Alps and to be used solely by royalty, A-list celebs, oligarchs and the cast of Made in Chelsea! But the truth is actually quite far removed from that image, as Klosters is a much more normal, traditional and accessible ski resort than the likes of neighbouring Davos or St Moritz.

A lot of this is down to the attitude of the locals, many of whom give the impression that they really don't care if you're famous or mega-wealthy, they just want you to enjoy their beautiful resort.

Ok, we're not saying that you wouldn't get a few open-mouthed stares if you wandered out for a bit of apr├Ęs in a pair of Crocs, shell-suit bottoms and a grubby "Always on the Piste" sweatshirt, but you'd get that in any self-respecting, half-decent Alpine resort. What we are saying is that people shouldn't immediately discount Klosters and assume it's only for the uber-rich just because they've heard that Prince Charles and his boys have been doing a few turns on the slopes.

So what's it like ? Klosters has a classic alpine feel to it, the complete opposite of Davos with the buildings all in traditional Swiss-chalet style, and a real chocolate-box feel to it. There are two distinct areas to Klosters, Klosters Platz and Klosters Dorf. Klosters Platz is the main area and is near to the train station whereas Klosters Dorf is a quieter area just down the valley heading towards Serneus. The centre of Klosters has improved dramatically in recent years thanks to a bypass that was built in 2004, this has resulted in lots of the problem traffic being taken away from the main street and given the centre a much more pleasant feel.

Klosters - The Good, the Bad, ...and the Facts!

  • Klosters Resort Alititude: 1180m.
  • Massive ski area with lots of variety.
  • Beautiful, picture-perfect resort.
  • Takes time to travel between the different ski areas.
  • Expensive.

Klosters Live Streams

The live images below of Klosters : Sportzentrum Klosters (1182m) are provided courtesy of Feratel Media Technologies AG

Klosters Web Cameras

A list of webcams for Klosters and the surrounding area.

No webcams are currently available for Klosters.

Klosters Snow Record

Klosters is Family Friendly

Klosters has Amazing Scenery

Any Summer Skiing at Klosters ?

Klosters History

Klosters - Getting There

Getting to the Slopes at Klosters

The Skiing at Klosters

Klosters Piste Maps

A list of piste-maps for Klosters and the surrounding ski areas.

Klosters The Resort Itself

Klosters Other Activities

Klosters Local Knowledge

Klosters Apres Ski

Klosters - Any Chance of Early Snow ?

Klosters Resort Style

Klosters Annual Events

Annual Events in this and neighbouring resorts...

Klosters Useful Links

If you want some further information on Klosters, then you might find these links to other sites useful...

Hotels + Chalets in Klosters

Klosters hotels and chalets.

Sunstar Hotel Klosters

The delightful Sunstar Hotel Klosters****, built in chalet style, is in an idyllic location with wide open panoramic views of the picturesque mountain scenery. The lavish breakfast and fine 4-course dinner are served in the country-style restaurant, or, in warmer weather, also on the sunshine terrace. The indoor pool with adjacent sauna and steam bath are tempting places to unwind, and there are also relaxing massages available. The hotel offers a wide range of activities: from sociable evenings with musical entertainment in the hotel bar, to the games room, where young and old alike can have fun playing darts, billiards or pinball.

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