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Obersaxen Ski Resort is located in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.
It is a popular destination for both locals and international skiers due to its scenic beauty and varied terrain. The resort offers a unique skiing experience with its well-groomed slopes, stunning panoramic views, and a charming village atmosphere.
Obersaxen has no clear hub, it's access points are lots of small villages on a plateau above the valley floor that you can access from Ilanz/Glion.
The spread of settlements across the plateu in Vella, Valata, Misanenga, Chummenbuhl and Meierhof can all directly access the ski area.
The après-ski scene in Obersaxen is relaxed and cozy. Visitors can unwind and socialize in the various mountain huts and restaurants scattered throughout the resort. These establishments offer a combination of traditional Swiss cuisine and international dishes, creating a diverse culinary experience. While Obersaxen may not have the bustling nightlife of larger resorts, it provides a charming and laid-back atmosphere for après-ski activities.
Valata sector is the best hub for beginners, with a mini drag lift and a collection of blues from the mid and top stations. Intermediate and advanced skiers might find the area a bit limited in terms of challenging terrain
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Zurich to Chur (1hr 14), where you change to a local train to Ilanz (35min).
From Ilanz you can get the 451 PostBus service to Obersaxen (20min)
The easiest way to plan train travel is use The Trainline (click the logo below)
This is because it's the most comprehensive integration of all European train operators, so you can even plan cross-border travel.
On average you can book 3-4 months in advance, read our full Guide to European Rail travel