Airolo Snowboarding

The 66th most popular snowboarding destination in Switzerland.

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South of Zurich and Andermatt, the Airolo ski area has 9 pistes totaling 30km that are served by 6 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 1,075m. The six lifts include 2 cable cars, one chairlift and the rest are t-bars.

After a morning of Airolo snowboarding, grab an on-mountain lunch at either Chalet Ravina or Restaurant Pescium.

To reach the snowboarding at Airolo by train, there is a train station in Airolo and the main cable car is located just to the northeast side of the town of Airolo.

Note: If you plan to head to Airolo for snowboarding by train, here are two great options offered by the Swiss train system SBB. First, there is the discounted Swiss Transfer Ticket which provides a round-trip train ticket from an airport directly to the town near the ski area, plus 50% off any additional train or bus tickets. Second, there is the Snow-N-Rail ticket which provides a round-trip ticket from anywhere in Switzerland combines with a ski lift pass for as long as you need at a total 20% discount (see: ).

Overall, Airolo is the 66th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 81 snowboarding resorts in Switzerland.


Local Contact(s):  Airolo ski area +41 91 873 80 40

Recommended Book:  "Snowboard Switzerland" from Nic Oatridge

Recommended Map:  "Switzerland Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Base Camp:  Hotel Forni Airolo

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Alpina Airolo

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  46.527773, 8.608436

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  8/4/2016

ID:  24305

Airolo Snowboarding Map