Arosa Switzerland: An Impressive Ski Resort
Lying at a height of 1,800 meters amidst impressive woods and small lakes, Arosa Switzerland has been a major tourist attraction the past century until today. According to the local history a woman, called Eva Ardusen, was the first who started taking guests in her house, due to poverty reasons. Since then, locals saw an opportunity in hosting tourists and visitors who wanted to admire the natural beauty of the region; therefore they built the first tourist inn in 1877 and started taking measures so as to save the tourist industry in the area. Towards the beginning of the 1900 sport activities were quite popular in the area, both during summer and winter.
Indeed, Arosa Switzerland, became one of the most known and famous resorts in the country, as it is ideally located at the head of the Pleassur Valley, surrounded by mountains and slopes. It is famous for the crisp and pure air and the light moisture. Numerous footpaths and pine woods are found in the town and the surrounding natural habitat. Visitors who come to the area can choose from a vast variety of activities, depending on the season: skating and skiing are the absolute musts during winter, as Arosa is one of the largest ski resorts in the country. It caters both advanced and novice skiers, as well as cross country skiers who want to follow the 25km of trial.
Arosa Switzerland is a great place for non skiers as well. There are hiking paths that take visitors to well appointed restaurants and cafés offering magnificent view to the slopes and the villages. There are numerous indoor activities as well, including curling, indoor golf, tennis, swimming and ice skating. Visitors and tourists can choose from the large variety of chalets or winter resorts that exist in the area and cater all budgets and preferences.