Winter Sports in Geneva

Information and contact details relating to winter sports in the Geneva area...

The International Ski Club of Geneva (SCIG) has a full programme of alpine skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and other outings for members. The club meets at the restaurant of the Piscine de Varembé.

Getting There

Access to the mountain resorts is relatively easy via transport links around the country which include, cog railways, cable cars and trains.

The Geneva Coach Station has a regular schedule of buses departing from both the airport and the Gare Routière de Genève for the Swiss and French resorts near Geneva. The website has a full, searchable timetable of all the busses, destinations and their schedules on PDF.

  • Gare Routière de Genève
    At
    : Place Dorcière, Geneva
    Tel: +41 22 732 02 30 (from outside Switzerland) 
    Tel: 0900 320 230 (from Switzerland)

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing (raquettes) is becoming more popular and many resorts in the Alps and Jura have created special routes with different grades of difficulty. Technology of the shoes is advancing to make the equipment more efficient for going up and down hills and walking on the flat.

The International Ski Club of Geneva (SCIG) has regular weekend snowshoe and Nordic ski outings for it's members (and paying non-members).