The Parsenn funicular climbs the Weissfluhjoch in two sections much like an express train. With the Davos landscape below us, the view extends as far as Piz Kesch, the Bernina and 60 kilometres to the south.
Since the funicular first opened over 80 years ago, the Parsenn has been the classic ski mountain with its mix of endless wide pistes and stylish, traditional mountain huts. The Parsenn Derby, the oldest ski race in Switzerland, is held here every year. The ski area is accessible from Davos via the Parsenn funicular and from Klosters via the Gotschnabahn cable car.
The Parsenn is not just a winter destination, however! It is also an attractive summer hiking area, with 700 kilometres of marked hiking, themed and panoramic trails. And mountain bikers can look forward to fantastic bike tours and adrenaline-charged freeride trails like the spectacular Gotschna Freeride Piste from Gotschnaboden.
Altitude: 2,693 metres
How to get there:
Rhaetian Railway to Davos Dorf, two-stage Parsenn funicular to the Weissfluhjoch; or from Klosters Platz via the Gotschnabahn cable car to the Gotschnagrat ridge
Views: Via Davos to the Dischma and Sertig valleys, Graubünden Alpine panorama from the Silvretta region over Piz Linard to Piz Kesch, to the Bernina Chain and the Tinzenhorn, which resembles the Matterhorn
Attractions: Hiking trails, bike tours, freerides, tandem paragliding
Food and drink: Höhenweg and Weissfluhjoch Parsenn mountain restaurants, Weissfluhgipfel restaurant (winter only), Berggasthaus Parsennhütte and Berggasthaus Gotschnagrat mountain inns, old and new Schwendi mountain guesthouses, Berghaus Schifer mountain inn, Berghütte Chesetta mountain hut, Franzl’s Blockhütte Erezsäss
Accommodation: Many of the mountain inns have rooms and multi-bed dormitories (not on the Weissfluhjoch, except in winter in the Igloo Village)
Groups: By arrangement in the mountain inns
Winter: Parsenn winter sports arena
Special comments: The history of the Parsenn funicular is shown in pictures in the Davos Winter Sports Museum.

General info

  • Suitable for: Children, Couples, Families, Groups, Individual
  • Needed time: 4 to 8 hours (full day)

Davos Klosters Bergbahnen AG Parsenn

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