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Introduction of Davos
 BY 2007-03-21 17:07:43
Feel sinfully happy and free as you tour heavenly Davos - i.e. a popular winter sport haunt in Switzerland. Switzerland Flexi Tours arranges for you to explore spectacular Davos with Destination of the Month packages. Internationally known as a ski resort and as the home of the World Economic Forum, where the leaders of the world meet to discuss matters of policy and trade, Davos is an incredibly beautiful resort in Switzerland.

Davos is located in Graubunden canton, which is known as the holiday corner of Switzerland. Relax and enjoy a glass of the famous Graubunden wine on holidays in Davos, Switzerland. The beautiful scenery around Davos is a combination of town and country. The town is a cosmopolitan destination, while the Swiss Alpine countryside is pristine and ideal for a relaxing vacation. Tourists can enjoy cycling tours, fishing, sliding down the summer toboggan run, riding on a horse drawn carriage to Sertig Valley, exploring the Swiss National Park, taking a scenic train ride to Tirano, Lugano or the Glacier Express to Zermatt.

Travel around Davos:

The countryside around Davos is a beautiful sight. Alpine meadows, sparkling streams, green hills and valleys and scenic vantage points provide tourists with breathtaking views. Trek along the 450 Km of excellent hiking routes across the scenic landscape and if you're lucky you can see the Ibex, a native mountain goat of the alps, featured on the coat of arms of the Graubunden canton.

Sports in Davos:

Davos in Switzerland is a great destination for a sports enthusiast. The best international athletes come to train in Davos in the pleasant Alpine climate. Tourists can also enjoy many different sports in Davos. These include mountaineering, mountain biking, hang gliding and paragliding. There is a Swiss Sports & High Altitude Centre, which offers excellent facilities. The Swiss Alpine Marathon Davos, which is a tough race extending over 49 miles across mountainous terrain is an internationally known endurance event. The Davos Night Race is a race through the streets of Davos and a popular event with spectators lining the streets to cheer on the runners.

Entertaiment in Davos:

The "Young Artists in Concert" Festival showcases the best emerging musicians from around the world. The biennial Cartoon Festival is a delightful exhibition of humor and the Kirchner Museum, Museum of Local History, Mining, Winter Sports, Medicine and Toys. Davos also offers shopping arcades, cinemas, cultural shows, nightclubs and a casino.

Travel to this Alpine wonderland on Switzerland Davos tours with Switzerland Flexitours and enjoy holidays in Davos.

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