When airy snowflakes start falling, fluttering from here to there and gently embracing the ground to form a thick white coat, we get nostalgic. While snow is a children’s realm, it’s also a source of lots of fun with the family. Here are some ideas for you.
Downhill skiing is – of course – the top favourite. Isn't it your dream as a parent to pass on your passion for this sport to your children to share wonderful moments in the great outdoors? But there are many other recreational activities such as cross-country skiing, sledding, ice skating, hiking, and snowshoeing. The canton of Vaud abounds with routes that are suitable for families, whatever the age of your children.
They can barely stand up and already they have two slats fixed to their feet, trying to maintain their balance as best they can. The Vaudois resorts are equipped to offer the little ones their first experience with winter sports in a fun way.promises unforgettable moments thanks to its wide slopes, its sledge zone and its ski-lift that is unique in Switzerland. In the Pays-d'Enhaut , the will appeal to young sledding fans, while the and its leisure park will delight aspiring skiers. A few steps from the snow gardens of Les Mosses and Leysin, the awaits families in a fun and secure area. on the ridges of Jura is a small winter paradise. Do you like walking in the snow? Some trails are large enough to pull a sledge.
The autonomy of your children develops at the same rate as the scope of possibilities. Present throughout the canton, the Swiss Ski Schools look forward to transmitting all its expertise. Want to experience skiing differently? The sled trails ofand as well as the and other ice rinks promise memorable fun and magnificent downhill runs! At the or in Les Diablerets, dog-drawn sled tours are a great way to discover the snow-covered landscapes with your family. In Gryon, they can even practice , which is an activity combining skiing and horse-drawn carriage. Do your kids love to play outdoors? Hiking, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing are available everywhere. Didactic for some, accompanied by a for others, they will be treasured as wonderful memories for years to come.
Are they about to leave their childhood behind and thus developing more stamina? Challenge them to accompany you on longer tours that guarantee breathtaking views. Theand the are worth a visit. In , you're sure to have a blast skiing between France and Switzerland. Do your teens want to push their limits? Offer them a visit to the of Leysin or to the snowparks of and . or at Les Diablerets or are also experiences you shouldn’t miss. Or perhaps your kids would prefer to get started with , ski-hiking or biathlon? The sky is the limit! A visit to or the (postponed to 2023) will add a magical touch to your stay.