coronavirus

Information about Covid-19 and the local situation

Current situation

Dear guests, dear locals

The Federal Council has lifted almost all corona measures. Events with up to 1000 people are permitted again, and large events with over 1000 people are permitted again from October. Hygiene and distance rules continue to apply. In addition, masks are compulsory in public transport and mountain railways.

Last updated: 25 September 2020, 12:01 am

Is Switzerland respectively Davos Klosters a safe travel destination?

Dense forests, clear lakes and fresh mountain air: Switzerland, and thus also Davos Klosters as a travel destination, offers not only pure nature, but also safety and a good health system. The tourist service providers also take special measures to protect guests and ensure that they have a pleasant stay in Switzerland.

Mandatory quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland

People arriving in Switzerland from certain countries and areas are required to go into quarantine. A negative test result does not exempt you from the mandatory quarantine requirement.

Who must go into quarantine?
Protection concepts for download

Further information
When does the summer season start in Davos Klosters?

This year's summer season has started on June 6, 2020. Our popular summer guest programme Davos Klosters Active has began on June 8, 2020 and last until October 16, 2020. The individual experiences can be booked two weeks before the event at the local guest advisory service or online from our holiday shop.

Arrival tip: Forget about lugging your suitcase

This summer season, you can have your luggage picked up at any address in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Your luggage will be delivered to selected hotels and holiday flats in Davos Klosters the day after next - and back home again. This free offer is valid for bookings up to 31 October 2020: sbb.ch/gepaeck-special

Are the cable cars safe in terms of Covid-19?

Yes, the mountain railways have developed a comprehensive protection concept to provide the best possible protection for guests and employees. Important: From 6 July onwards, masks are now compulsory on all mountain railways. Excluded are children under 12 years and people who cannot wear masks for medical or other special reasons.

Discover the mountains from just six francs

You will receive the Premium Card from your first overnight stay onwards. With this card you benefit from the following discounts on the mountain railways:

Mountain railway Discount with Premium Card
Schatzalp up and down: CHF 6
Jakobshorn, Parsenn Davos, Parsenn Klosters, Rinerhorn, Madrisa up and down: CHF 10
Day ticket for all five mountain railways: CHF 15
When does which mountain railway open?
Mountain Railways Operating hours
Rinerhorn 6. June to 18 October 2020: continuous operation
Schatzalp 6 June to 11 June 2020: daily until 19.00
12 June to 17 October 2020: daily until 24.00
18 October to 25 October 2020: daily until 19.00
Jakobshorn 13. Juni 2020: Weekend operation 1st & 2nd section
27 June to 18 October 2020: 1st & 2nd section continuous operation
Parsenn Klosters 20. Juni 2020: Weekend operation 1st section
27 June to 11 October 2020: 1st & 2nd section continuous operation
Parsenn Davos 27. Juni 2020: 1st & 2nd section
04 July to 11 October 2020: 1st & 2nd & 3rd section continuous operation
Madrisa From 20 June to 18 October 2020: continuous operation
When does the winter season start in Davos Klosters?

The start of the winter season will take place on Saturday, 31 October 2020. Then the four-kilometre-long snowfarming trail in the Flüela Valley will be open again. It can be used by athletes and amateurs alike. The Davos Klosters Mountains are expected to start the new winter season on 26 November 2020 with the Parsenn ski area.

Why can guests look forward to skiing holidays in Davos Klosters despite protective measures?

The key word is distance. Davos Klosters offers no less than six ski areas and thus enough space for relaxing days on the slopes. Because we have so many mountains to choose from, the queues are never as long as in other destinations. There is no danger of density stress down in the valley either: our side valleys are ideal for relaxed winter walks or snowshoe tours and our free network of cross-country ski trails makes us one of the largest cross-country skiing areas in the Alps. Especially for the coming winter we are currently revising our guest programme and offer many new Corona-compatible offers. But we can't reveal more about this at the moment.

Have the service providers on site prepared themselves well?

The big unknown is the development of the pandemic. But mountain railways, hotels, restaurants, event organisers and ski schools have prepared themselves very thoroughly for the winter season. Their protection concepts are there to ensure that people in Davos Klosters feel safe and can still enjoy their holidays.

What does this mean in concrete terms for the mountain railways?
The mountain railways run continuously so that as few people as possible come together in the waiting areas and cabins. There are also special cleaning measures for seats, handrails and toilets. Among other things, cold foggers are used for this purpose, which eliminate 99.99 percent of all viruses, bacteria and spores on surfaces in a lift cabin in just one minute. As in all public transport, masks are compulsory in stations and cabins.

What will be different for guests this winter?
What guests will probably have to do without this winter is enjoyable après-ski celebrations without a minimum distance. However, the summer has shown that guests understand this and Davos has a lot to offer even without it.

Covid-19 info page of the Davos Klosters Bergbahnen AG
When will events take place again?

On our events page we will keep you informed about which events can be held and which are cancelled or postponed. In principle, we work with the organisers to find solutions for holding the events - in strict compliance with the conditions.

Download as PDF (only in German)
Can I cancel my stay?

If you intend to cancel your stay, we kindly ask you to contact the respective accommodation or travel insurance company.

1. TopCard, Snowpass and subscriptions for locals of the previous ski season
In accordance with the General Terms and Conditions (force majeure and closure by order of the authorities) no refunds are made. We ask for your understanding. In the past, subscription holders were often able to benefit from season extensions.

2. Multi-day tickets and unredeemed vouchers
The unused days of multi-day tickets are credited to the coming season. The unredeemed vouchers will also remain valid and be carried over to the 2020/21 season.

3. Advance sale TopCard 2020/21
The mountain railways have now extended sales of the new TopCard with preferential conditions until the end of July.

4. Tip: Cheap tickets with the Premium Card
You will receive the Premium Card from your first overnight stay onwards. With this card you benefit from discounts on the mountain railways, among other things. Good to know: Should there be another pandemic and an official order to close all TopCard ski areas, annual pass holders are newly covered. The pandemic protection comes into effect as soon as less than 260 operating days are possible as a result of a government order to close the area.

5. Further questions about mountain railway tickets
For further questions regarding mountain railway tickets please contact Davos Klosters Bergbahnen AG directly. Further information on the refund in the event of a renewed lockdown with an officially ordered plant closure can be found on the Davos Klosters Mountains info page.

Where can I get information by telephone?
  • The official Corona-Hotline of the municipality of Davos is now closed for general concerns such as shopping needs, errands and all non-medical matters. Alternatively, the municipality of Davos can be contacted on +41 81 414 30 00.
  • The Corona-Hotline of Davos Hospital for all medical questions in connection with the Covid-19-
  • Illness: +41 81 414 80 00.
  • 24-hour emergency number of the Davos general practitioners: 0844 003 003
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