Destination » Destinacija | 103 MYTHEN WINTERMAGICANDAMAZINGNATURE Snow sprays into the air, a toboggan veers off to the side, and children’s laughter resounds in themountain air. Tobogganing is just one of the many activities that can be enjoyed duringwinter in this enchanting region of central Switzerland. Downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, hiking or paragliding are also all available here. However, visitors who aren’t seeking sporting challenges will also find plenty to choose from, as themagnificent panorama can also be viewed fromthe comfort of a deckchair placed on a restaurant’s sun terrace. Whether you spend time here on a day excursion or a longer break, you will certainly never be bored – and the freshmountain air is also good for you. From Zurich: 75 minutes by public transport, 50 minutes by car ATZMÄNNIG PLEASUREWITH THE TASTE OF FONDUE Atzmännig lies at the gateway to Zurich and offers a choice of pistes for everyone, from beginners right through to more proficient skiers and snowboarders. Anyone preferring small and friendly ski areas is in the right place here. For non-skiers, the Atzmännig offers a family-friendly, 1.9-km-long toboggan runwith gentle curves. In addition, the breathtaking, snow-covered landscape of the Alpine foothills can easily be explored using snowshoes. And, afterwards, the best way to conclude a highly enjoyable day in the snow is by tucking into tasty fondue. From Zurich: 77 minutes by public transport, 55 minutes by car RIGI PERFECTWINTER DAY The snowglistens, the air is fresh and cold, while the sun radiates a certain warmth. You take a deep breath – and then off you go. Whether with energetic swings on skis, weaving on a snowboard, at high speed on a toboggan, or at a leisurely pace on a snowshoe trek or winter hike: everyone can find a suitable winter activity on the Rigi. Of course, you can also simply travel up to the heights, on one of the mountain railways or cable cars, and enjoy the breathtaking panorama and invigorating air at the summit. And when your stomach starts to rumble, there are plenty of ways of satisfying it – such as with typical Swiss cheese specialities. From Zurich: 70 minutes by public transport, 50 minutes by car MT. TITLIS THE ONLY GLACIER IN THE REGION The Titlis Glacier – the only glacier in the region – is a popular excursiondestination year-round.With the panorama of the surroundingmountains simplybreathtaking, the Ice Flyer chairlift sweeps guests smoothly and safely over the imposing glacier, treating them to spectacular aerial views. Those who do not have a head for heights can inspect the mass of ice at close quarters from down below: the glacier cave, made up of millions of tiny, sparkling ice crystals, is located 20 metres below the surface of the glacier. During winter, Mount Titlis is regarded as the skiing and snowboarding paradise of Central Switzerland.The longest downhill run is 12 km long and covers an altitude difference of 2,000 metres. An additional 80 km of slopes offer plenty of fun and variety. Another highlight of the area is the spectacular Titlis Cliff Walk suspension bridge, at 3,041 metres above sea level. This bridge is 100 metres long and can be crossed in approximately 150 steps. The walk across the bridge is free and is guaranteed to get your pulse racing. From Zurich: 90 minutes by public transport, 70 minutes by car