Lenzerheide (Tour de Ski)

SUI
Switzerland
Lenzerheide (Tour de Ski)
Organisation
Verein Tour de Ski Voia principala 90 CH-7083 Lantsch/Lenz

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  • Lenzerheide – an alpine oasis

    The idyllic winter sports region Arosa Lenzerheide offers a 360º suntrap for skiers, snowboarders or winter hikers. The ski resort Arosa Lenzerheide promises 225 km of prepared slopes up to 2‘865 metres above sea level. Furthermore, the holiday region offers many opportunities for an active day or relaxation.

    Lenzerheide is nestled at an altitude of 1,500 m in a beautiful high mountain valley. There are 56 km of cross-country skiing trails, which lead through the heavenly mountain scenery. There is something here for all cross-country enthusiasts, whether they use the classic or skating techniques. A part of the cross-country skiing trails at Lantsch/Lenz is floodlit every evening, allowing to ski at night.

    VENUE INFORMATION

    This year Lenzerheide is for the 3rd time a Tour de Ski stage, after January 2016 again as start stage with 3 competition days from the 30th December 2017 until the 1st of January 2018 including sprint races, individual races over 10 respectively 15 km and pursuit races over 10 respectively 15 km. Due to the individual race and the new distances the stadium layout for distance races slightly changed. The athletes will start directly, without start loop, on the 3.75 km respectively 3.3 km course.

    The competitions are held in the “Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide”, which has been extended in December 2016 with the substantial Nordic House. Besides a Bistro, a sports shop and lockers for the public Nordic Ski Centre, it also contains a professional athletic room, a seminar room and accommodations for 60 people in flexibly shared rooms. In the Tour de Ski Village you will find top infrastructure with a public & VIP-Quadrin and an active zone including a kids parcours.

    OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

    Beside the FIS Tour de Ski, Arosa Lenzerheide will host other events such as the IBU Cup Lenzerheide (7.-10.December 2017), the Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup Arosa (12. December 2017), the Lenzerheidner Zauberwald (15.–30. December 2017), the Arosa Humorfestival (7.-17. December 2017) and the Ladies’ FIS Ski World Cup Lenzerheide in slalom and giant slalom (27. /28. January 2018). The summer highlight of 2018 is definitely the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships which take place from the 4th – 9th September 2018 in Lenzerheide and a great crowd is expected. Furthermore, Arosa Lenzerheide offers a huge variety for alpine and nordic skiers, biathletes, mountain bikers, hikers, nature lovers, culture enthusiasts or families.

    ACCOMMODATION

    Guests: Visitors can either book an accommodation via the website of lenzerheide.com or directly at the hotels in the holiday region.

    Media/Teams: The organising committee can help you with finding accommodation for the event. Inquiries must be sent to the accommodation office (tourdeski@lenzerheide.com) by 15. November 2017.

    TICKETS

    The entrance to the stadium and the tracks is 10.00 CHF for spectators and the standing tribune area costs CHF 16.00 and 20.00. Tickets are bookable in the presale at the tourist offices in the holiday region Lenzerheide or online. Tickets can also be bought directly at the cash desk during the event.

    Tour de Ski Plus: Enjoy a plus and experience the opening of the 12th Tour de Ski in a relaxed atmosphere. Follow the thrilling competitions from the grandstand or the terrace of the Nordic House and experience genuine Grisons hospitality - before, during and after the races at the Quadrin. We spoil you in a relaxed atmosphere with the culinary plus. The Tour de Ski Plus tickets can be booked here.

    WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

    Website address: www.tourdeskilenzerheide.ch
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/lenzerheide
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/arosalenzerheid
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/arosalenzerheide
    YouTube: www.youtube.com/arosalenzerheide
    Official hashtags used: #hejalenzerheide #arosalenzerheide

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