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Address: Dorfstrasse 2, Braunwald 8784, Switzerland
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Stunning resort

We stayed for one night in beautiful Braunwald. As the resort is relatively low, it was late in the season and the weather was beautiful, the snow wasn't great and quite slushy... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
HJackson50
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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271 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

From Zurich Gold Coast, it takes over an hour to get here. The lifts up are very slow. There are two sledding routes, the short one to the midstation lift has a few interesting descends that are not too difficult for beginners and smaller kids. The long one that serves as a hiking route, occasional electric car route is much... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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139 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night in beautiful Braunwald. As the resort is relatively low, it was late in the season and the weather was beautiful, the snow wasn't great and quite slushy. It's also good for non skiers with beautiful snow shoe trails and winterwanderwegs. There are some unusual transport options. For example, one lift is a mix of cable... More 

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Villeneuve
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

no car in the village, the place is quite flat for beginner (lower part). we like sliding on the village street. You have to stay moire than one day to enjoy this place.

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Thank Lucas P
Vienna, Austria
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Great views, not so great slopes. Either for families with small children or for grannies. Nice for a day or two.

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Thank NRH2013
Zurich
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56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2014

The skiing area is definitely very good. Perfect if you go their with children. Walking from the hotels to the middle station of the skiing area is relaxing experience when you enjoy the quietness.

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Thank Exil-Basler
Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2014

top location for relaxing and good kids hotel where our children enjoyed every amenieties.Fews nice little restaurant.(uhu is the best,next to ski school and every day a different special,very booked in winter time)

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2014

car free and quiet ski area.We was not lucky this year not a lot of snow but was good anyway.......................................................

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Zurich, Switzerland
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54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Braunwald is a charming little ski area very close to Zürich and easily reachable by trail or car. By car 1 hour 20 minutes from Zürich. Park in the valley and take the gondola/funicular up to the village where only horse and carriage or the occasional electro-car roam the streets. Nice place for kids to learn skiing. Ski school offers... More 

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Thank MuhGee
Singapore
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124 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

If you don't care about the buzz of the famous resorts places, where architectural disgrace has taken over to manage demand, this little car-free town about 1hr from Zurich is the ideal place. Sufficient infrastrcture to have fun, a couple of good restaurants and very friendly people all over. I love it!

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Thank DCKB
Leeds
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44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012 via mobile

Love skiing here. Plenty of off piste an beautiful scenery. It's also very quiet. On the downside lifts are slow and runs are short. However, there's never a queue so it's not a problem. Canton Glarus is very nice and well worth a visit.

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