A snow-covered terrace at Rochers-de-Naye above Montreux (Lake Geneva).
Switzerland has lots to offer during winter. The best snow months are January to March. But all months from November to April can be charming.
Temperatures range from mild in the lowlands to cold in the high resorts. Learn how cold it gets and which clothes to pack.
There are suitable destinations for each type of winter holidays. Choose from Christmas cities, centrally located towns or beautiful snow villages.
You can enjoy skiing or snowboarding, even if you have no experience. Switzerland offers many more snow activities, such as sledding, hiking and ice skating. Or visit a mountain top to enjoy the winter Alps. Train journeys in winter scenery are great too.
Learn what winter weather in Switzerland is like. Find out which months are best for your plans and which clothes to pack.
How cold does it get in Swiss winters? How about snow, sun and rain? And which winter forecasts to use?
The best snow months in Switzerland are January, February and March. November, December and April can be attractive too.
Packing lists for winter city trips, snow fun and skiing. Plus: where to buy or rent your gear in Switzerland.
Do you prefer a large city, a famous ski resort or a charming snow village? These are the best Swiss winter destinations.
Find the best Swiss Christmas cities, winter sports resorts and pretty quiet snow villages.
Switzerland has winter experiences for everyone. Skiers, non-skiers, snow lovers, Christmas enthusiasts: you'll all have a great winter vacation.
Learn about the many winter activities in Switzerland. Tips about skiing, snow fun, hiking, winter trains, Christmas markets and more.
Traveling by car in Switzerland requires good driving skills and accurate preparation. Winter circumstances are even more challenging. Learn about the rules for winter tires, snow chains and more.
This is what you need to know before you start driving in Switzerland during winter.