Arolla is located at the head of the Herens Valley. The ski trails are known for being wide, sunny, and not overly crowded. The high elevation ranges from 2,000 – 3,000 meters above sea level make for a long and fantastic snow season.
There are 75 hotels surrounding Arolla. The area is known for having large high caliber hotels that offer skiing right from the doorstep. Hotels come in all classifications to meet even the tiniest of budgets.
There are a total of 12 runs that lend themselves well to the intermediate and advanced skier or boarder. There are novice level runs so no matter what the skill level there will be something for everyone to enjoy. There are 5 ski lifts and all pistes have an altitude above 2,000 meters above sea level.
Arolla offers indoor and outdoor activities for people who just want to relax or for those who like to push the envelope. The dining choices are vast and the shopping is close.