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Samnaun review: 31 facts and highlights

Samnaun
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Samnaun

How does Samnaun compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    98vs60.8
  • Distance from airport
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    82kmvs107.39km
  • Skiable area
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    223kmvs112.87km
  • Trails (medium)
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    60vs24.57
  • Ski lifts total capacity
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    78500vs29204.7
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    2900metersvs2585.7meters
  • Opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.82hours
  • Trails (easy)
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    23vs17.53

General info

1.distance from airport
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A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

82km

2.mountain height
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The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

1073meters

3.opening hours
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The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

8hours

4.summit height above sealevel
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The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

Best

Claviere

5774meters

2900meters

5.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2019.

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6.base elevation
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The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1799meters

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

98

2.Allows off-piste skiing
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In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.

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3.skiable area
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The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

223km

4.trails (medium)
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Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

60

5.trails (difficult)
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Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.

Best

Big Sky

150

15

6.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Samnaun

Leisure

1.restaurants
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More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

21

2.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

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3.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Banff Mount Norquay

25

0

4.number of cinemas
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Squaw Valley

5

0

5.number of theaters
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Banff Mount Norquay

15

0

6.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

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Facilities

1.hotels and hostels
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With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

Best

Val di Fassa

188

11

2.number of kindergartens
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Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Les Arcs

6

1

3.Has camping facilities
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Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

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4.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

0

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