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Nara Ski Resort Guide

Nara, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Beginners.
Total Piste Length30km19 miles
Highest Lift2,120m6,955ft
Resort Height900m2,953ft
 Nearest AirportsLugano and Milan Malpensa
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One of the largest ski areas in the Italian speaking Ticino region of Switzerland. There is a 5 KM toboggan run and a ski bar, for snowboarders a dedicated school as well as a snowpark.


The Swiss ski resort of Nara is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 900m2,953ft, with 30km19 miles of marked runs.

Nara has direct access to 30km19 miles of downhill skiing, with 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,120m6,955ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Nara offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Nara?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm2in, expected on 23 June.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Nara

Ski Area Stats

Nara Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
30km19 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
7km4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Nara Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,120m6,955ft
Resort Altitude (Nara)900m2,953ft
Lowest Piste880m2,887ft
Max Vertical1,240m4,068ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Nara
Intermediate Skiers

Nara Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Nara is 6km4 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Nara?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Leventina, Ticino.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Nara is Lugano, 64 minutes drive away.

Milan Malpensa, Zurich, Milan Linate, Bergamo, Sion, Basel, Berne, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Brescia airports are all within three hours drive.

Lugano is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 4,350 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 3 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Nara 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 Nara, 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 Nara Tourist Office for the latest.

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