Arosa Gay Ski Week and its surprises
The Gay Ski Week is currently taking place in the city of Arosa in Switzerland and it will end on January 27. Arosa is situated on a wide sunny plateau in the middle of the Swiss Alps at an altitude of about 1800 meters. The tradition-rich holiday resort is easily accessible by road or train with quick and hourly transfers from Zurich Airport. The event is known not only for perfect skiing conditions (43 transport facilities will take you to altitudes of up to 2865 m a.s.l. The trail network, largely above the treeline, is crowned by the Weisshorn and the Rothorn, from the top of which there are spectacular views all around. The slopes in the ski area are suitable for all levels of difficulty, whether you are a beginner or an outstanding skier.) but also for mulled wine, tasty food and loud parties, that welcome gay and lesbian travelers. “The rainbow flag flies proudly in the centre of the town all winter, not just during our gay ski week. Our guests flock together from all over the world (30 countries and counting) and of all ages. The possibilities to make new friends are endless, all in a relaxed pressure free environment. The resort boast some of the friendliest staff around and we are more than proud of our team and the service they provide,” the organizers ensure on the event’s website. There are at least 11 gay-friendly hotels in the area, but it is also possible to stay in some chalet or holiday apartment if you want. Organizers promise that you won’t get bored even if you are not a skier. The website reads: “There are daily events ranging from a classical concert, to sunbathing at the Tschuggen hut, not to mention our renowned après-ski, pool, ice-skating and disco parties! 3 kinds of Event Pass are giving you access to the action: Gold (all week), Silver (mid-week) and Bronze (weekend). Every day there are different culinary restaurant suggestions to make your stay even more enjoyable.