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Getting There

Trains from Zurich usually require a transfer in the provincial railway junction of either Landquart or Filisur, where secondary rail lines continue on to Davos. Throughout the day, trains travel to Davos from both these towns every hour. The nearest airport is Zurich's Kloten, but the trip involves three different trains and two transfers. For information about train schedules, call tel. 0900/300-300 or visit www.sbb.ch.

Bus lines connect Chur with Munich, stopping at Davos and several other mountain towns along the way, but they usually require transfers. Call the tourist office for more information.

If you're driving, proceed to Klosters, then continue south on Route 28 to Davos.

Visitor Information

The Davos-Dorf Tourist Office is at Promenade 67 (tel. 081/415-21-21; www.davos.ch), and is open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6:30pm, with telephone service until 7pm; on Saturday, it's open from 9am to 5pm, and on Sunday from 10am to noon and 3 to 5:30pm.

City Layout

The town's two sections, Davos-Platz (1,535m/5,035 ft.) and Davos-Dorf (1,538m/5,045 ft.), are linked by a boulevard flanked by boutiques, shops, hotels, and cafes. This thoroughfare is the famous Promenade, which takes the one-way traffic flow from Dorf to Platz (beware, however, if you're driving, as buses go in both directions). The lower artery, Talstrasse, runs along the railroad tracks, linking the train station in Davos-Platz with the station in Davos-Dorf.

Not all roads in Davos have street names, but there are signs pointing the way to all the hotels and restaurants. Public children's playgrounds are found in the Kurpark in Davos-Platz and opposite the lower terminal station of the Parsenn funicular at Davos-Dorf.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.