History[ edit ] Arosa is first mentioned about as Araus. In it was mentioned as Orossen and in it was first mentioned as Arosa. After Arosa German-speaking Walser settlers came from Davos and replaced the original Romansh -speaking inhabitants. During the following centuries, the village had a subsistence alpine pasture economy. Until it was politically a part of the Davos municipality.
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History[ edit ] Arosa is first mentioned about as Araus. In it was mentioned as Orossen and in it was first mentioned as Arosa. After Arosa German-speaking Walser settlers came from Davos and replaced the original Romansh -speaking inhabitants.
During the following centuries, the village had a subsistence alpine pasture economy. Until it was politically a part of the Davos municipality. Arosa was established as a health resort by a German doctor in , and the first sanatorium was opened in From on it gradually developed as a winter resort.
In the first ski lifts were built, and in the Weisshorn cable car was opened and further rope and chair lifts followed. Aroser Weisshorn In Arosa separated from the municipality of Davos. Conan Doyle, an avid sportsman, was wintering in Davos.
For entertainment, he ordered some skiing "boards" from Norway and hiked up the mountain with two local guides. They then skied down into Arosa, ending their journey with a luncheon at a local inn, the Seehof, the first hotel in Arosa. In , Thomas Mann stayed in Arosa during the first week of his Swiss exile. The film Over the Moon shot has brief Technicolor exterior shots of the train station and ski resort areas. The two lakes in the centre of Arosa are the Obersee upper lake and Untersee.
The main industry is tourism: there are guest beds. Arosa has an unemployment rate of 1. As of [update] , there were only 4 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 2 businesses involved in this sector.
Most of the population as of [update] speak German The next three most popular parties were the FDP The remainder belong to other religions or did not specify a religion.
Arosa Ski Resort: Hours, Address, Arosa Ski Resort Reviews: 4.5/5
Ski and snowboard km of piste in Arosa between m A rosa is a long-established resort lying at the end of one of the most spectacular rail lines in Europe. It is pretty in parts but very spread out with the most attractive traffic-free section at Inner-Arosa a bus ride away from the station and the main Obersee area. Arosa attracts a large non-skiing clientele and the slopes rarely have queues or crowds. In addition to the pistes there are an impressive 40km of marked freeride runs and it possible to ski off-piste but within the bounds of the ski area all day. As well as downhill, cross-country, tobogganing, snowshoe walks and winter walks the resort also boasts night skiing, open air skating on the lake, horse and sleigh rides, indoor swimming, full moon parties and a wide range of restaurants and bars. There is a beautiful and very easy 8 km walk from the Unterseeplatz in Arosa, about metres south of the station to the Langwies station from where you can take the train back to Arosa. From there the route mainly passes through forest until you reach the imposing Langwieser Viaduct.
There are 32 kilometers 20 miles of cross country ski trails at Arosa. Further, cookies set by third party suppliers can be prohibited entirely, which can prevent wrosa advertising to be displayed on your computer. Arosa Ski Resort Guide Add your own review. Trains travel to Chur direct from Zurich main station in 1.