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Cross-Country Skiing Holidays in Switzerland

Cross-country skiing is not for the faint of heart – there’s no other workout quite like it, as you push and glide (and huff and puff) across miles of flat tracks in the fresh winter air, it really is a spectacular and rewarding winter activity. What’s more, cross-country skiing is a low impact way to enjoy the winter wonderlands of Switzerland. 

The rugged terrain of the Swiss Alps offer a host of wonderful spots to enjoy a cross country skiing holiday, or if you prefer some variety in your winter holiday, a multi activity week of combines cross-country skiing with plenty other opportunities for winter fun.

These are just a few of the great options for a memorable cross-country skiing holiday, and featured below we’ve listed our selection of the best cross-country skiing holidays in offer in Switzerland, all easily reachable by train.

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Skiing in Switzerland, Castle Hotel, Blitzingen

Choose this truly hospitable and tranquil 4-star hotel to enjoy Switzerland’s best cross-country and downhill skiing, in a tranquil valley offering something for all levels. Fully catered, perfect for families.

From £1285pp (including rail) based on two people sharing

6 days/7 nights
Various departures from December-March
Downhill skiing above the chalets

Skiing in Switzerland, Hotel Edelweiss, Engelberg

Engelberg offers excellent pistes – and delightful cross-country trails – but what really makes the place is its refreshingly laid-back atmosphere – this is the quiet side of skiing. The 3-star Edelweiss is every bit as relaxed as the village.

From £1055pp (including rail) based on two people sharing

6 days/7 nights
Various departures from December April
Sweet chalet style hotel

Cross country skiing in Kandersteg

Semi-guided cross country ski week aimed at beginners and those wanting to improve. Breathtaking scenery - the Matterhorn, Dents du Midi, Mont Blanc - with beautifully groomed trails (direct from hotel) linking postcard-pretty villages.

Tour only from £979. Quote GT1234 when you book and receive a free bottle of champagne per booking!

8 Days
Departs Sundays from Dec to March