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The municipality of Davos is part of the Swiss canton of Graubünden. It sits at an elevation of 1,560 m a.s.l. and includes six communities. In the mid-19th century Davos became a well-known spa, famous for its healing climate. Today, Davos a very popular winter sports destination. The municipality is home to 11,000 people and covers an area of 284 km2, being the second-largest community of Switzerland. The townscape is characterised by the majestic mountains, not only impressing in the winter but all year round. If you are now thinking about spending your holidays in Davos, just have a look at our web cams and continue planning your holidays in Switzerland.
What’s the weather like in the summer, what’s it like in the winter? Check out our live webcam for the current weather forecast for today, tomorrow or the weekend and our 5-day forecast. Davos enjoys a Tundra-like climate with cold temperatures. The best and warmest months for holidays in the summer are from June to August. The months of January and February see the coldest temperatures. December to mid-March is the perfect time for a skiing vacation in Davos Klosters.
Davos is the highest town of the Alps and paradise for both winter and summer athletes alike. Davos Klosters ski resort is very snow reliable due to the altitude. Five areas with a total of 300 km of piste are only waiting for enthusiastic athletes. There is something for everyone, whether Jakobshorn terrain park, Parsenn ski resort with Europe’s longest downhill or the ‘more relaxed‘ Schatzalp / Strela ski resort. Kids love the three Kinderländer Madrisa, Pischa and Rinerhorn. Do not miss to stop at one of the traditional on-mountain bars before returning to the valley. The off-piste offer includes activities such as air-boarding, X-country skiing, tobogganing, ice-slating, snowshoeing or walks through the winter wonderland of the Swiss Alps.
Relax at Lake Davosersee with wakeboarding or SUP (Stand Up Paddling), sailing or surfing. The region of Davos Klosters is one of the most popular mountain biking area of Graubünden, featuring many waymarked trails through pristine nature. Davos Bike Park boasts several attractions for single trail fans. Hikers will enjoy tours to the surrounding peaks of Jakobshorn or Parsenn offering stunning views of the Swiss Alps and Lake Davosersee. Children love the mystic Madrisa-Land, location of a fascinating world of legends. The Alphorn is a musical instrument used in this region and it is the Swiss national symbol. Davos offers ideal training and competition conditions, professional infrastructure, and spacious training facilities. Davos Sport Centre regularly hosts training camps for national federations.