Sustainability

Where Sustainability meets innovative Tourism

Sustainable leisure activities are dear to our heart. Upon arrival and during your stay our public transport system will bring you comfortably everywhere. During the winter and summer season there are plenty of activities that have no negative impact on nature. Arosa has been awarded the “Alpine Pearls” label in recognition of its efforts in environmental and climate protection. It is an honour and a promise at once.

Our Vision, Values and Arosa 2030

Arosa is not leaving the future to chance. With Arosa 2030, the comprehensive destination strategy, we are continuing on a consistent path to sustainability, with the goal of once again becoming tourism pioneers in the Alpine region. Here sustainability means: conscious management of available resources and, at the same time, a focus on ecological, economic and social aspects - so that future generations will have the necessary resources available and can experience the impressive diversity of nature.

YOUR Arosa 2030 - #Arosa2030

Whether you are a resident, guest or service provider - share with us your vision of Arosa 2030. How should Arosa develop in terms of sustainability over the next ten years?

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Useful information for sustainable holidays in Arosa

Arosa is a paradise for nature lovers and is home to a diverse flora and fauna. In addition to the colourful flora and fauna, the local tradition is also preserved and great importance is attached to the regional character. Arosa takes you on a wonderful journey through our most precious property. Here you'll find useful information on how to make your holidays more sustainable. Let us inspire you.

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Travel sustainable 

Your sustainable holiday starts with your arrival. You can reach Arosa in a relaxed journey by public transport. A pleasant and panoramic ride through the Schanfigg awaits you, without stress and hectic. Benefit from the comfortable SBB luggage service and attractive RailAway combination offers. Public transport is included if you purchase a snow sports pass. In fact, the RhB (Railway company) has been using hydroelectric power on the Chur-Arosa line since its construction in 1912-14.

If you travel by electric car, you will find numerous electricity filling stations in Arosa.

Furthermore, the local bus in Arosa takes you comfortably from A to B within the village. 

More information on transportation
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Discover sustainable 

The Arosa Bear Sanctuary is particularly worth a visit in summer, where animal care and innovative tourism are combined. Here you can observe the bears which were rescued from miserable living conditions.

In winter you can take advantage of the offers Ski School Included or Winter Days, which contribute to the continuation of snow sports for the next generation and the sustainable development of Arosa.

Culture is preserved and lived in Arosa and made experienceable for guests with events and services. Diversity and inclusion are also supported and celebrated. A best practice example of this is the Arosa Gay Ski Week. 

Many experiences in Arosa are also accessible to people who are restricted in their mobility. Here you will find all the information you need for an accessible stay in Arosa

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Enjoy sustainable 

Consumption with responsibility and a clear conscience - that is the lifestyle of tomorrow, that is the promise of the destination Arosa.

Numerous Arosa businesses operate responsibly and are committed to the sustainable development of Arosa.
In addition, some restaurants and shops in Arosa symbolise one thing above all: Regionality. Please find find the businesses that set a good example on our sustainability map.
 
By the way, sustainable electricity is also available in Arosa. The regional hydroelectric power plants of arosaenergie supply Arosa and the Schanfigg valley with renewable and CO2-neutral electricity from hydroelectric power.