Winter Sports for all ages
Winter time is the time to hit the slopes, discover the snowy landscapes and be active in the crisp cold air.

Winter sports in the Children’s Region

Winter does not mean that outdoor activities have to be on hiatus until spring. With all these great ideas, there is no excuse to stay indoors during the cold months.

Put on those layers and get out into the crisp, invigorating air. Winter does not mean family sports has to take a backseat in the winter. Here’s a list with all the great outdoor activities that keep your kids active and help combat the winter blues.

Skiing | 2 ski lifts

Nollen in Unterägeri

The pony lift of the Skilift Nollen AG is the ideal practice lift for the little ones. If you are looking for more action-packed slopes, the tow lift will get you there.
Skiing | 2 ski lifts


At the mountain station, a practice slope waits for the little snow bunnies. At the two practice lifts, the little ones learn to master the technique.
Skiing | 4 ski lifts


The popular ski area close to Zurich offers everything from beginner slopes to action-packed slopes for visitors of all ages.
Skiing | 2 ski lifts


The small ski resort Fischenthal has already produced many winter sports cracks. Among them, the sons of the ski lift owner Walter Schoch.
Winter walk | 1.5 hours | 5.5 km

Kindhausen – Egelsee

Through the "Tüfels-Chäller" to the Egelsee. An exciting maze and a spooky lake are awaiting the hikers on the hills between the Limmat- and Reusstal.
Winter walk | 2 hours | 6 km

Raten – Gotschalkenberg

This winter hike up the Gottschalkenberg leads directly to the scenic outpost with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Alps to the Säntis.
Winter walk| 2.15 hours| 10 km


This walk around lake Pfäffikon is also suitable for the little ones. Whether in the snow or sunshine, the trail through untouched nature and wetlands to the idyllic farm Juckerhof is always a pleasure.
Winter walk| 2.5 hours

Höhenklinik Wald

A leisurely hike in the Zurich Oberland to the Höhenklinik above the sea of fog with a view of the picturesque hills.
Winter walk | 2.5 hours | 5.4 km


More than a walk, not quite a run — this magical snowshoe hike around the Schauenberg leads across snowy landscapes.

Multifaceted Zurich

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