Close
This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site, you're agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more
Quick Search
Advanced Search use any combination to find matching resorts
Ski resorts good for

additional options: select as many as you like - for more results use less options

     
     
     
    
    
    
Engelberg: Hot tub

An historic town with a great party scene and a mountain that's every freerider's dream.

Engelberg - 'the mountain of the angel' - was founded in 1120 by a Benedictine monk who heard an angel telling him to build a monastery where the town now lies. Today the monastery still stands and Engelberg echoes to the whoops of skiers here for incredible off-piste skiing and one of the world's longest vertical descents. The town is fairly compact, with the monastery at one end joined to the centre by the pedestrianized, cobbled Dorfstrasse. Many of the hotels are faded Victorian glories and the main lift station is a two-minute bus ride (15-minute walk) from the centre but this doesn't stop us rating Engelberg as one of our favourite resorts.

Weather forecast



Opening times


  • 1 Oct to 28 May: 0830-1700

Getting there


  • Basel airport - 1.5 hours
  • Zurich airport - 2 hours

Pros

Cons

 

Incredible off-piste skiing and great party scene.

Fills up with weekend visitors.

 

Easy to reach from Zürich and Luzern.

The main lift is a schlep from town and it takes several lifts and 40 minutes to reach the top.

 

Good skiing facilities for children.

Not ideal for beginners or intermediates.

latest Ski Club Snowcast

Ski Club Freshtracks holidays to Engelberg

Engelberg Extreme 1
Off piste zone: 7 nights, 08 Feb 2014
Engelberg is relatively unknown outside Switzerland. We have no idea why! A week long holiday to one...
PE Engelberg Extreme 2
Off piste zone: 7 nights, 15 Mar 2014
Engelberg is relatively unknown outside Switzerland. We have no idea why! A week long holiday to one...
Titlis Exploration
Off piste zone: 7 nights, 05 Apr 2014
Spend six full ski days off piste under the guidance of some of the best mountain guides,...

tour operators in Engelberg

The Swiss Ski Company
5% discount for Ski Club members
We are an independent Swiss specialist featuring the top ski resorts in Switzerland. Our...
Ski Solutions
5% discount for Ski Club members
Sign up to our newsletter and receive all the latest snow reports, great offers and expert blogs....
Ski Independence
5% discount for Ski Club members
Ski Independence is the UK's leading independent specialist offering the very best hotels,...
Flexiski
5% discount for Ski Club members
Flexiski specialise in tailor-made ski breaks for individuals, families and groups across Europe,...
Skitracer.com
5% discount for Ski Club members
Skitracer is no ordinary travel agency � neither are our ski holidays. Forget...

ski accommodation in Engelberg

PowderBeds.com
5% discount for Ski Club members
PowderBeds is an online Ski Accommodation Retailer, offering a huge range of hotels, apartments,...

member discounts in Engelberg

Skiset
50% discount for Ski Club members
N.B. Online bookings will vary depending on resort and seasonal time. However Ski Club members will...
footprint
Footprint Travel Guides

Our ski resort guide is brought to you by Footprint Travel Guides, available in our online shop from £17.99

Buy now