Perfectly timed for the end-of-year festivities, Hilton has revealed a unique line-up of winter activities, must-visit shopping destinations, and cultural sights in the Alpine region, bringing together the best of hospitality and holidaymaking for an unforgettable winter getaway.
Featuring a selection of Hilton’s diverse Alpine properties – spanning Switzerland, France, and Italy – the list offers a fresh take on convenient, comfortable, and classic hotel experiences.
Switzerland: Snow, Skiing, and Skylines
Davos, Switzerland, the highest town in Europe, is famed for being the ultimate adventure destination for hikers, snow boarders, skiers, and nature lovers. A bucket list experience with a diverse range of winter activities on offer, it remains a must-see spot with unrivalled vistas of the surrounding Alps. Hilton Garden Inn Davos, one of Hilton’s iconic Alpine properties, is centrally located just five minutes from Davos Platz, with cable car access to the famous Jakobshorn ski resort.
To accommodate travellers seeking a winter sports vacation, Hilton Zurich Airport is equally as accessible, just five minutes from Zurich International Airport and a 15-minute drive from the city centre, with popular ski resorts located around the area. The property’s iconic restaurant and bar, Horizon10, features 180-degree views of the runway and the Alps, bringing guests sweeping skylines that are sure to leave a lasting impression.
The Hilton Geneva Hotel & Conference Centre, across from the Geneva Airport and Palexpo, offers guests three signature restaurants, a complimentary airport shuttle, and curated suggestions of Swiss-made experiences. The property is only 10 minutes from Lake Geneva and 30 minutes from world-class ski facilities, combining the charm of European winter with the thrill of outdoor adventure.
France: Feel-Good Hotel Facilities
Famously known for its mineral water, Evian, France, boasts a truly spectacular natural environment amid Lake Geneva and the Alps, making for a breath-taking ski retreat in the winter months. Two of the ski resorts closest to Evian-les-Bains – Thollon-les-Mémises and Bernes – are also in proximity to Les Portes du Soleil, the largest ski area in Europe. Given its location and world-class facilities, Evian offers some of the most scenic snow-shoe hiking or dog sledding adventures, among other exciting outdoor activities.
Hilton Evian-les-Bains is perfectly situated on Lake Geneva’s shoreline – at the foot of the Alps – and is just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of the city. The property’s TAAJ Ayurveda Spa and heated pool are the perfect pairing to follow a day on the slopes, with thoughtfully designed physical treatments and on-site amenities to support recovery and rejuvenation. Canelle Restaurant, the hotel’s signature eatery, also bring guests an exclusive dining experience inspired by French cuisine and accompanying seasonal delicacies.
Italy: Infinity Pools and Iconic Aerial Views
Despite its historic reputation as a summer destination, Lake Como continues to prove itself as a show-stopping winter wonderland. The picturesque area in northern Italy houses various ski resorts, including the likes of Piani di Bobbio and Monte Sighignola, and also features dedicated sledding and snowboarding amenities. Lanzo Intelvi, a well-known tourist resort, even offers climbing facilities and departure points for routes onto neighboring mountains.
Just a few steps from the lakefront is Hilton Lake Como, bringing guests aerial views of the lake and surrounding mountains from the vantage point of the property’s sky-high bar and rooftop infinity pool. The hotel’s eforea spa and health club has a unique selection of massages, body wraps, and sauna services for guests to enjoy, and the property’s on-site eatery, Taffeta, transforms from modern lounge by day, to an elegant bar by night – reflecting the true spirit of Como’s diverse offerings.