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.
Stoos, ski
Skiing | 5 ski lifts


From the Children’s Ski Land to daredevil-black slopes for experts – the family-friendly winter resort is perfect for the whole family.
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.
Cross-country skiing | course 10 km

Loipe Trachslau

Glide across magical snowscapes: Flat terrain with an exciting adventure trail. Ideal for first cross-country skiing experiences with children.
Cross-country skiing | 2 courses: 3 km and 6 km

Loipe Weisslingen/Lendikon

This cross-country skiing area is not far from Zurich. The Lendikon track with its large and small loops offers something for athletes of all ages.
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.

Multifaceted Zurich

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