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The village of Flims consists of two parts, Flims Dorf and Flims Waldhaus, and is also well known as a spa resort. The old spa resort has grown into a charming mountain town.
The surroundings of Flims-Laax-Falera are famous for its snow-proof skiing and snowboarding slopes; 29 super-comfortable ski lifts and more than 235 km of slopes for beginners, freestylers and snowboarders, offer all that one can wish for. The après ski offer is more limited, but there are many great (mountain) restaurants and easy going bars. But also in other seasons, Flims is a popular family, cycling and hiking paradise. Numerous hiking trails, mountain biking, swimming etc. invite you to an active stay all year round.
Sports activities in Flims-Laax-Falera
In addition to alpine skiing, snowboarding and carving sports enthusiastic guests also have the choice of many other winter activities such as cross-country skiing, curling, winter hiking, ice skating or hang gliding.
Laax is also a very popular holiday destination in summer. In the summer you will find mostly hikers and cyclists. Flims has a large hiking and walking network to offer to hikers, winter hikers and cross-country skiers. The Flims-Laax-Falera area is also well known for its numerous wellness hotels.
The Cauma-, Laaxer- and Crestasee mountain lakes are definitely worth a visit. All three stunning deep blue to turquoise mountain lakes surrounded by forest. Perfect for relaxing or swimming in delightful cool water with temperatures between 17 and 24C.
Whether you prefer to take a leisurely stroll or a challenging mountain adventure on foot or by bike, the region offers 250km of hiking trails and 330km of cycle routes.
All scenic hiking and cycling routes and activities can be viewed at www.flims.com.
Flims and surroundings areas offer delicious dining. Local cuisine is often a combination of typical Swiss dishes with Italian influences. Most restaurants can be found on the slopes or in one of the many hotels.
For lunch on the slopes the favourites are restaurant Ustria Startgels, restaurant Tegia Curnius and Tegia Larnags. For the best homemade Italian pasta, visit the restaurant Il Forno in the hotel Des Alpes.
Winter sports also means cheese fondue. The best fondue restaurant is called Il Tschaler Restaurant and can be found in the Parkhotel Waldhaus. More typical Swiss delicacies are served in Restaurant Capalari, Restaurant Das Elephant, Hotel Seehof’s Restaurant and Restaurant Straussennest.
For a real culinary treat visit restaurant Vista in Sagogn. The restaurant is located at the Buna Vista Golf Club and is only a 10 minute drive away. A superb restaurant with spectacular views from the terrace.
In addition, it is also possible to enjoy a culinary walk. You walk a beautiful hiking trail and the appetiser, main course and desert are served in different restaurants along the route.
Cafes and nightclubs
Both Films and Laax offer more than enough cosy (wine) bars and nightclubs. At night there is a bus that commutes between Flims, Laax and Falera. The bus is charged at 5.00CHF per person. During the day you can use the Flims LAAX Falera Shuttle free with your guestcard.
Wind down after a day of skiing or snowboarding in the Legna, Flims most popular après ski bar. After that, you can dance the night away in the Rocks resort in Laax. You can make the night to day in the Indy Bar & Club, the Riders Palace Hotel & club or to spanish sounds in the Casa Veglia Club in Laax.
If you prefer more quiet bars, the Parkhotel Waldhaus with the Chadafö Bar and The Summit bar offers a relaxing end to the day.
Just around the corner of The Mountain Suites you will find Bar Tankstelle at Promenada 47. Highly recommended for a drink and a look around in the shop.