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The Community of Braunwald

Braunwald  is situated at 1.256 m above sea level in the canton of Glarus. The community has 338  inhabitants and covers an area of 10,13 km².

The Weather in Braunwald

Mean annual temperature is 2,8 degree Celsius, annual precipitation is 1.091 mm. Rainfall is at its highest in December at 117 mm, at its lowest in September at 59 mm. It’s warmest in July, coolest in January.

Braunwald is the only car-free resort in the north-eastern part of Switzerland, only 90 kilometres from Zurich. Even widely travelled guests are enthusiastic when they arrive in a world of this nature. The view over the southern part of the Glarnerland with its distinctive mountains impresses everyone. Here you will quickly forget about the worries of everyday life.


Our visitors will find more than 30 miles of well-kept trails, horse-drawn carriage rides, paragliding, climbing, tennis, walking through the lovely alpine flora. The unique combi cable car (2007), equipped with both two seater chairs and four seater gondola, and the cable car will take you even higher up the mountains.


Skiers will enjoy the 32 km of alpine slopes catering for all abilities. Eight lifts are available including the unique combi cable car (2007), equipped with both two seater chairs and four seater gondola which takes you to the highest point in Braunwald and the Gumen mountain restaurant. With 25km of snow-cleared hiking trails, 4km of cross-country trails, a snow park, 2 sledge runs and a natural ice rink, Braunwald has something for everyone.