A famous Alpine health resort since 1877, Arosa is known for its fresh air, mountain landscape, sports and recreation, native wildlife, and idyllic Swiss setting. Located in the canton of Graubuenden and on the edge of the scenic Schanfigg Valley, Arosa sits 5,905 feet above sea level, as well as 71 miles from St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 93 miles from Zurich, 105 miles from Lugano, and 146 miles from Basel. Arosa's location at the bottom of a wide valley allows this recreation destination to enjoy sunny conditions and stay sheltered from strong winds. Aside from its reputation as a year-round tourism destination, Arosa is also a fantastic meeting and convention location, thanks to its variety of unique venues, lodging, and dining options.
Visitors to Arosa fly into Zurich Airport, Switzerland's largest and busiest airport for international flight connections, which is within an approximate two-hour drive from Arosa. Zurich Airport features direct access to Swiss Federal Railways service, which links passengers from the traffic hub of Zurich to Chur. Visitors to Arosa can board Rhaetian Railway service at the capital city of Graubuenden and reach Arosa in less than an hour.
Thanks to its convenient location and new Sports and Conference Centre, Arosa is well positioned to accommodate meetings, conventions, and group events. The multi-purpose Sports and Conference Centre accommodates up to 2,000 people throughout its nearly 27,000 square feet of space. Designed to host small to medium events, the center features a 400-person conference hall, 10 event rooms, a 1,420-square-foot foyer, and two 527-square-foot lounges. The center also houses a multi-functional ice sports rink, which, when covered, can accommodate over 1,000 people.
In addition to the Sports and Conference Centre, Arosa is home to a number of unique venues that can also accommodate group events and gatherings. Arosa specializes in indoor and outdoor activities perfect for team-building. Groups often gather at the Arosa-Lenzerheide ski area, which spans 140 miles of pistes throughout two valleys and three sun-facing mountains, and boasts 44 modern ski lifts. Groups can join a number of lessons and activities in the ski area. Open during the summer season, Untersee Lake is home to a sun-tanning area, beach, two diving towers, boat rentals, and sport courts. A popular destination for groups and team-building activities, Arosa's Rope Park features six different courses amid natural trees next to Obersee Lake. For picturesque winter activities, groups can venture out on the ice for curling, ice stock sport, ice skating, or ice hockey, as well as have private group lessons.
Arosa's all-inclusive card makes it easy for groups to enjoy the destination's many activities. Free to all overnight guests during the summer season, the all-inclusive card includes access to Untersee Lake, Arosa's cable cars, the local bus service, car park areas, Obersee lake boat rentals, the Arosa Golf Club driving range, ice sports hall, the local history museum, and more.