Davos, Switzerland

Part of the Davos Klosters Ski Resort

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Davos is an Alpine town and a major ski destination and recreation resort area. It’s located on the river Landwasser, with a spectacular setting in the Rhaetian Alps. The resort area is referred to as Davos Klosters. Davos is also famous as host of the annual World Economic Forum. There are terrific options for running in Davos , including more than 700 km of trails.

Some of the best places to run in Davos are the loop around Lake Davos and river/canal-side paths. Then there are fantastic trail running options, with something for all abilities. The extensive lift system is a great resource for accessing some of the trails.

Runners should note that the area is a major ski destination in winter, and trails can be snow covered and utilized for alpine or nordic skiing.

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Lake Davos Loop

Davos, Switzerland

A scenic loop around Lake Davos (Davosersee). A gravel path encircles the lake, with lovely views of the water and surrounding mountains. Hilly and more wooded on the east side, flatter and more open on the west side.

Davos Area Trail Running Options

Davos, Switzerland

The Davos Klosters area is heaven for trail running, with more than 700 km of hilly trails featuring spectacular scenery. There's something for everyone. The extensive lift network is also useful. We've included links to some excellent trail running resources.