Altitude: 1081 Meters

Flims in short

  • A large and stunning ski area
  • High slopes: the winter season starts in October
  • Extensive cross-country ski and winter hiking area
  • Great activities for kids

The Swiss ski resort of Flims consists of two parts: Flims-Dorf and Flims-Waldhaus. From Flims-Dorf two ski lifts reach the ski area while a ski bus will take you back and forth. The area boasts about 220 kilometres of slopes extending to an altitude of 2810 metres. The 3 ski resorts of Flims, Laax and Falera share these ski slopes. Because of the long ski runs, comfortable lifts, fun parks, half pipes and the generous off-piste slopes, this area is very popular among snowboarders.

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Cross-country skiing
Families & Children
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Winter hiking

Average rating

Based on 1 Snowplaza visitors

Nice ski area, but very expensive and the town is a little dull. For skiing in Switzerland we prefer Zermatt, where you get better value for your money.

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Flims

Restaurants 28 Theatre -
Bars & cafes 14 Casino -
Nightclubs & discos 4 Concert hall
Cinema 1  

 Ski school and ski lessons Flims

No. of ski schools 4Private ski lessons CHF 240
No. of ski instructors 310Ski lessonsYes, price on request
Area for beginnersSnowboarding lessonsYes, price on request
Ski lessons in Cross-country skiing1 Days, 2 Hours, CHF 240

 Facilities Flims

No. of hotels 18 Supermarkets 3
Total no. of hotel beds 1791 Banks
Total no. of beds 11000

 Tourist information for Flims

Gästeinformation Flims Laax Falera
0041 - 081 - 9209200

 Distances from Flims

Railway station
Ilanz approx. 14 km by bus
Zürich approx. 150 km by bus
From the motorway:approx. 21 km 20 minuten by car

 Flims for families and children

Childcare Magic carpet
Playground Ski lift for children
Merry-go-round -

  Leisure & sports activities Flims

Public saunaFootpaths 100 km
Fitness centreTorchlight descent -
Public solarium Indoor ice rink
Massage Outdoor ice rink
Spa & wellness Curling
Indoor swimming pool - Snow rafting -
Hot air ballooning Dog sledding -
Paragliding Snowmobile tours -
Indoor tennis court Toboggan run -
Squash court -

Ski blog about Flims

30 April 2020 by Danielle in 'Ski areas''

The Swiss Alps are the preferred ski holiday destination for many members of the royal family and the jet-set. And although prices can be steep, it's increasingly possible to find good deals even at the big-name resorts. Ski holidays in the Swiss Alps offer top-notch cuisine, impeccable service and high-altitude skiing with modern lifts. The following ski resorts are all within easy reach of Zurich Airport, one of the major hubs to the Swiss Alps.... More ›

12 October 2019 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

There's nothing more heartbreaking than arriving at your long-awaited ski holiday only to find brown hills and a couple of cows grazing! When you've scheduled holiday time, invested money and spent hours researching your ski area and accommodation, the last thing you want is a ski area with unreliable snow cover. The good news is that you don't have to be completely at the mercy of the elements this year. Switzerland is known for its especially high-altitude ski areas and the following ski areas hav... More ›
(Photo: © Jungfraubahnen 2019)

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Ski area
Flims, Laax & Falera

Flims, Laax & Falera
Total slopes 195 (km)
Blue slopes 88 km
Red slopes 87 km
Black slopes 20 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (27 )
Drag lifts 7
Chair lifts 9
Gondola lifts 11
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