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Realp Ski Resort Guide

Realp, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length1km1 miles
Highest Lift1,660m5,446ft
Lowest Lift1,550m5,085ft
 Nearest AirportsLugano and Zurich
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Small village close to the larger ski area of Andermatt, particularly suited to beginners and early skiers with sheltered easy slopes.


The Swiss ski resort of Realp is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,550m5,085ft, with 1km1 miles of marked runs.

Realp is part of the SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun area with access to 120km75 miles of downhill skiing, with 65 marked pistes, served by a total of 22 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Realp itself (1km1 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun ski resorts of Andermatt and Disentis Sedrun.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Realp.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Realp?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 27 June.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Realp

Ski Area Stats

Realp Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 1km1 miles
Total Length
1km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
120km75 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Realp Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,660m5,446ft
Lowest Piste1,550m5,085ft

Location and Map

Where is Realp?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Uri.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Realp is Lugano, 88 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

There are two ski lifts.

Season Dates

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

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