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Flims Laax Falera, Graubuenden Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 9
Total Sleeping Rooms 814
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 300
Committable Meeting Rooms* 16
Average Hotel Room Rate CHF 225
Average Daily Meal Cost CHF 151
Average Weekly Car Rental CHF 351
*Maximum for a single hotel

Flims Laax Falera, Graubuenden Meeting Planning Overview

Welcome to Cvent’s Meeting and Event Planning Guide to Flims Laax Falera, an area guide for meeting professionals. An extremely popular tourist destination at the heart of Grisons in southeastern Switzerland, Flims Laax Falera boasts a spirit of innovation and a variety of valley and mountain unique venues for conferences, meetings, and events. Nestled on a sun terrace between the mountains and above the scenic Rhine Gorge, Flims Laax Falera is one of the largest continuous skiing areas in the Alps, as well as a summertime outdoor playground and a multi-cultural destination.

Flims Laax Falera is located in Graubuenden, Switzerland's top-ranked holiday destination and a thriving sports recreation canton. As the country's largest canton, Graubuenden spans 7,100 square kilometers of mountainous terrain and enjoys its status as the only Swiss region under the influence of three cultures and languages, including German, Romansh, and Italian. Flims Laax Falera sits within a 20-minute drive of the capital city of Chur, a 90-minute drive from Zurich, and less than six miles from the A 13 motorway. Films Laax Falera is also 83 miles from Zurich Airport, Switzerland's largest airport and the principal hub of Swiss International Air Lines. Zurich Airport serves a variety of international destinations, as well as several major U.S. markets. The airport features hotel shuttle and taxi service to Flims Laax Falera. Once in Flims Laax Falera, visitors can hop aboard the free Flims Laax Falera shuttle, which offers seasonal route service throughout the region.

Meeting and convention venues in Flims Laax Falera include the striking Waldhaus Arena, located on the grounds of the 150-room Waldhaus Flims Mountain Resort & Spa. Waldhaus Arena is equipped to handle meetings and events of up to 1,800 people, and functions as one of Europe's most modern curling venues during the winter months, and as a meeting and event venue from October through March. Event spaces include the 1,472-square-meter Event Hall, the 87-square-meter and 53-square-meter Seminar Rooms and the 94-square-meter Tribune overlooking the arena. Meeting participants are within steps of the Waldhaus Flims Mountain Resort & Spa's 2,500-square-meter spa and wellness center, as well as its six restaurants.

Flims Laax Falera places of interest celebrate the region's natural beauty and cultural heritage, often highlighting its unique landscape with forests, mountain lakes, and crystal-clear streams. Flims features a large network of hiking and cross-country skiing trails, as well as wellness hotels, while Laax is a haven for snowboarding and nightlife. Falera is a quiet, scenic destination with the preserved charm of a Graubuenden mountain village. The region is home to the Tectonic Arena Sardona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an exceptional example of mountain building through continental collision. The beautiful site features seven peaks that rise above 3,000 meters of old Verrucano rock that has pushed onto 35- to 50-million-year-old Flysch rock. In addition to its UNESCO World Heritage Site, Flims Laax Falera features the Rhine Gorge, or Swiss Grand Canyon, known as one of the greatest and most diverse landscapes in the Alps. The scenic river gorge can be gazed upon from the Il Spir viewing platform, from aboard a canoe or river raft, or from the gorge's network of hiking and biking trails.

Visitors and residents alike frequent Lake Cauma to relax, sunbathe, and swim in its beautiful, cool turquoise-green water. Situated within a 10-minute walk of the Flims-Waldhaus parking area, Lake Cauma is surrounded by woodland on three sides and features a public beach and restaurant open during the summer months. Falera is home to Parc La Mutta, a megalithic place of worship. Parc La Mutta features 34 standing stones erected in the Middle Bronze Age, which were used in worship and as a way to calculate the calendar. Last but not least, visitors can observe the beauty above Flims Laax Falera at Mirasteilas Observatory, which houses the largest telescope in Switzerland open to the public.

About Flims Laax Falera, Graubuenden / Additional Info

Lined with leisure facilities, event halls, mountain and valley restaurants, and cultural sites, Flims Laax Falera serves as one of the recreation centers of the canton of Graubuenden. Graubuenden is the country's largest canton and its most sparsely populated, home to not quite 192,000 inhabitants compared to 7.8 million inhabitants in all of Switzerland. Once perceived as a hostile and inaccessible mountain landscape, Graubuenden has become a thriving sports and recreation location thanks to its road network improvements and new findings on the healing nature of a mountain climate and mineral springs.

One of the largest continuous skiing areas in the Alps, Flims Laax Falera features 220 kilometers of slopes, 28 modern ski facilities, and four snow-guaranteed descents; in fact, 70 percent of its slopes are 2,000 to 3,000 meters above sea level. Flims Laax Salera also features cross-country skiing and sledding, a world-class curling facility, ski and snowboard schools, and Europe's largest half pipe. Summertime in Flims Laax Falera turns the region into an outdoor playground, thanks to its 250 kilometers of marked hiking trails, 330 kilometers of marked mountain bike routes, mountain lake swimming, climbing, paragliding, river rafting, canyoning, and golf at the 18-hole Buna Vista Golf Sagogn. Located in Laax at the base station, Freestyle Academy is Europe's first indoor freestyle hall, and welcomes adventure-seekers to practice jumps and tricks and make landings in a large foam pit. The region offers brewery and village tours, as well as horse-drawn carriage rides, wine tasting, and other activities.

Flims Laax Falera cultural venues include Local Museum Laax, which showcases more than 2,200 local cultural objects and a film on the development of Laax. The Yellow House in Flims is known for its architecture and award-winning exhibitions. Flims Classical Summer incorporates three festivals with different artistic hallmarks and programs in its variety of concerts held in and around Flims, with outdoor concerts, concerts in the historic St. Remigius church, and shows in the Art Nouveau ballroom of the Waldhaus Flims Mountain Resort & Spa.

Flims Laax Falera is home to a variety of mountain and valley restaurants, many with sun terraces and mountain vistas. Located in the heart of Flims hiking and skiing area, Startgels serves seasonal local fare prepared over an open fire, while Tegia Curnius is a cozy, contemporary mountain lodge specializing in local cured meats, mountain cheeses, Swiss barley soup, and “salsiz” sausages. Grandis Ustria da Vin is a wine store and restaurant in one, situated next to the lower ski lift station in Laax, while Tegia Larnags in Laax is a cozy, stylish hut perfect for enjoying fondue and Swiss specialties. Last but not least, Restaurant Caumasee along Lake Cauma features self-service meals, tapas, and nighttime wine and cocktail service.

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