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Samedan Ski Resort Guide

Samedan, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 1 ratings)

Samedan Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length4km2 miles
Highest Lift1,950m6,398ft
Resort Height1,698m5,571ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Innsbruck Airport
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Close to St Moritz skiing but not lift-linked, Samedan has its own 620m lift on the south side of the valley, suitable for sun-loving beginners and intermediates, who can use the resort's own ski school and kindergarten.

Samedan Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Samedan is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,698m5,571ft, with 4km2 miles of marked runs.

Samedan has direct access to 4km2 miles of downhill skiing, with 5 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,698m5,571ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.

Skiing in Samedan

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Samedan

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

Samedan Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Samedan?

The next notable snow forecast for Samedan is 4cm2in, expected on 25 September, with around 54cm21in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Samedan

Ski Area Stats

Samedan Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Samedan
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2km1 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 2km1 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
4km2 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
42km26 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Samedan Altitudes

Samedan Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Samedan
Highest Lift1,950m6,398ft
Lowest Piste1,720m5,643ft
Resort Altitude (Samedan)1,698m5,571ft
Max Vertical252m827ft

Samedan Rated

Ratings for Samedan

Samedan Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Samedan is 1km1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Samedan?

Samedan is in the Swiss Alps in Switzerland.

Map of Samedan

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How to get to Samedan

 By Air

The nearest airports to Samedan are St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Innsbruck Airport and Lugano. There are five airports within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts of Samedan are able to uplift 2,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Samedan is able to make snow, on 3km2 miles of ski runs, with 30 snow cannons.

Samedan Season Dates

When is Samedan open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Samedan.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Samedan.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Samedan, 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 Samedan Tourist Office for the latest.

Samedan Webcams

The Webcams in Samedan are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.