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Parpan Ski Resort Guide

Parpan, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,865m
Resort Height1,470m
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Linked in to the increasingly huge Lenzerheide - Valbella ski region, Parpan is an oasis of peace with the nightlife and sports facilities available if required nearby. Daniel Mahrer began his ski racing career here.


The Swiss ski resort of Parpan is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,470m.

Parpan has direct access to 9 marked pistes.

With ski lifts as high as 2,865m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Parpan offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Beginner skiers.


Parpan offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Parpan.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Parpan?

The next notable snow forecast is 56cm, expected on 30 September.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Parpan

Ski Area Stats

Parpan Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length


Parpan Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,865m
Lowest Piste1,470m
Resort Altitude (Parpan)1,470m
Max Vertical1,395m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Parpan
Expert Skiers

Parpan Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Parpan is 4km long.

Location and Map

Where is Parpan?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Churwalden, Plessur.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Parpan is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 70 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, Lugano, Zurich, Memmingen, Basel, Milan Malpensa, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Innsbruck Airport and Milan Linate airports are all within three hours drive.

Season Dates

When is Parpan open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Parpan, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Parpan Tourist Office for the latest.