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Local Tips & Essentials for Flims Waldhaus, Flims, & Laax

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Local Tips & Essentials for Flims Waldhaus, Flims, & Laax

Shopping / Entertainment
Stenna Flims in Flims Dorf has a large Coop supermarket, a pharmacy, restaurants, a bar, a cinema, mini golf, and some shops, including some sports gear. Kindercity / Sciencity is a great space for kids on a rainy day as well (see link below). Stenna Flims is in the middle of Flims Dorf, easy to access via bus or car, with plenty of underground parking. The Bergbahnen (ski lifts, slopes and restaurants) are also in the same complex. Kindercity / Sciencity: https://www.flimslaax.com/en/family-holidays/kids-activities/science-for-kids
Stenna Flims
Stenna Flims in Flims Dorf has a large Coop supermarket, a pharmacy, restaurants, a bar, a cinema, mini golf, and some shops, including some sports gear. Kindercity / Sciencity is a great space for kids on a rainy day as well (see link below). Stenna Flims is in the middle of Flims Dorf, easy to access via bus or car, with plenty of underground parking. The Bergbahnen (ski lifts, slopes and restaurants) are also in the same complex. Kindercity / Sciencity: https://www.flimslaax.com/en/family-holidays/kids-activities/science-for-kids
Volg is a small supermarket that has essentials. It's about a 5-minute walk from the apartment, near the parking lot and walking path to the Caumasee Lake. Location and opening times: Rudi Dadens 8 7018 Flims Waldhaus Mon-Fri 7:00am - 19:00h Sat & Sun 8:00an - 18:00h
Volg
Volg is a small supermarket that has essentials. It's about a 5-minute walk from the apartment, near the parking lot and walking path to the Caumasee Lake. Location and opening times: Rudi Dadens 8 7018 Flims Waldhaus Mon-Fri 7:00am - 19:00h Sat & Sun 8:00an - 18:00h
Food scene
Rocks Resort in Laax has a diverse array of restaurants in a fantastic setting (Traditional Swiss, Italian, Asian, Mediterranean, Burgers, etc): Restaurants: https://www.rocksresort.com/en/restaurants/
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rocksresort
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Rocks Resort in Laax has a diverse array of restaurants in a fantastic setting (Traditional Swiss, Italian, Asian, Mediterranean, Burgers, etc): Restaurants: https://www.rocksresort.com/en/restaurants/
Il Forno is a pizzeria with excellent pizza and pasta, great also for families. It's about a 5-minute walk from the apartment, but there is also nearby parking.
il Forno
45 Promenada
Il Forno is a pizzeria with excellent pizza and pasta, great also for families. It's about a 5-minute walk from the apartment, but there is also nearby parking.
Nooba, the pan-Asian favorite restaurant in Zürich's Kreuzplatz, is also in Laax at the Rocks Resort. Great for Asian food cravings! Colorful and chic atmosphere, also good for children.
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Nooba Laax
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Nooba, the pan-Asian favorite restaurant in Zürich's Kreuzplatz, is also in Laax at the Rocks Resort. Great for Asian food cravings! Colorful and chic atmosphere, also good for children.
Ella is a hip little spot to have a fresh meal, dessert, or have a warm drink, fresh juice or some beer/wine/cocktails with friends. It's right next to the Flims Bergbahnen (ski lifts) at Stenna Flims. It's open 8:00am-20:00h everyday. https://ella-flims.ch/en/
Ella
Ella is a hip little spot to have a fresh meal, dessert, or have a warm drink, fresh juice or some beer/wine/cocktails with friends. It's right next to the Flims Bergbahnen (ski lifts) at Stenna Flims. It's open 8:00am-20:00h everyday. https://ella-flims.ch/en/
Some lovely recent guests of ours enjoyed this spectacular restaurant. We also dined there many years ago and remember it being fantastic.
Cavigilli
1 Via Arviul
Some lovely recent guests of ours enjoyed this spectacular restaurant. We also dined there many years ago and remember it being fantastic.
A wonderful local wine bar that is just a 5-minute walk from our apartment, which comes highly recommended by our recent guests.
Vinothek Vincreaziun
49 Promenada
A wonderful local wine bar that is just a 5-minute walk from our apartment, which comes highly recommended by our recent guests.
This is a cozy restaurant on the mountain above the apartment, which can be accessed when hiking or biking in spring, summer, or fall, or on skis in winter.
Runca-Höhe
This is a cozy restaurant on the mountain above the apartment, which can be accessed when hiking or biking in spring, summer, or fall, or on skis in winter.
Sports & Adventure
The Flims Dorf Bergbahnen is where skiing and snowboarding begin in Flims. The lift ticket office, lifts, Laax ski school office, a Burton snow sport shop, restaurants, and Stenna Flims complex are located here. Bus access is just 4 stops (and 6 minutes) from the apartment, and driving is very simple with the underground parking.
Flims Dorf, Bergbahnen
The Flims Dorf Bergbahnen is where skiing and snowboarding begin in Flims. The lift ticket office, lifts, Laax ski school office, a Burton snow sport shop, restaurants, and Stenna Flims complex are located here. Bus access is just 4 stops (and 6 minutes) from the apartment, and driving is very simple with the underground parking.
Our local lake, the Caumasee, is breathtaking year-round. It is just a 10-minute walk from the apartment, or a short walk from the parking lot by Volg. The trail to the lake is through the sunlight-dappled forest, and there is a snack bar and cafe by the lake during certain times of the year. More info here: https://www.flimslaax.com/en/mountain-lakes/lake-cauma
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Caumasee
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Our local lake, the Caumasee, is breathtaking year-round. It is just a 10-minute walk from the apartment, or a short walk from the parking lot by Volg. The trail to the lake is through the sunlight-dappled forest, and there is a snack bar and cafe by the lake during certain times of the year. More info here: https://www.flimslaax.com/en/mountain-lakes/lake-cauma
The gorgeous Crestasee lake is walkable from the apartment in about 45-60 minutes, and a 5-10 minute car ride (plus walking). https://www.graubuenden.ch/en/explore-regions/flims-laax-falera/crestasee
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Crestasee
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The gorgeous Crestasee lake is walkable from the apartment in about 45-60 minutes, and a 5-10 minute car ride (plus walking). https://www.graubuenden.ch/en/explore-regions/flims-laax-falera/crestasee
This lovely little lake is a 5-10 minute walk, just behind the apartment. Lag Prau Pulté is a beautiful turquoise in summer, and is filled with snow in winter. You can ride your bike around it on the Runca trail, with beautiful trees all around.
Lag Prau Pulté
This lovely little lake is a 5-10 minute walk, just behind the apartment. Lag Prau Pulté is a beautiful turquoise in summer, and is filled with snow in winter. You can ride your bike around it on the Runca trail, with beautiful trees all around.

Conseils sur la ville

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Local Bus Info
The bus stops going to Flims Dorf and Laax / Falera are a few minutes' walk from the apartment. If you walk out of the building to the street, head to your right and you will see the bus stops across the street from each other, near the street leading to Flims Waldhaus Camping (Via Prau la Selva 4; you'll see a big sign for the Campground). Bus times for the different lines vary, but occur pretty frequently (2 -4 times per hour). The Flims Laax Falera shuttle schedule is here: https://www.flimslaax.com/fileadmin/Daten/Dokumente/PDF_flimslaax.com/Fahrplaene/FLF_Shuttle_Fahrplan.pdf
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Local Doctor & Pharmacist for House Visits
There are several pharmacies (apotheken) in Flims, but if you need a doctor/pharmacist to make a house call (during business hours), there is a great time in Flims Dorf: Medic2Go Pharmacy & Doc Services Via Nova 47 CH-7017 Flims-Dorf Message on WhatsApp: +41 78 616 38 00 Montag - Freitag: 8.00-12.00 / 14.00-18.00 Samstag: 9.00-12.30 info@medic2go.ch Another pharmacy / apotheke is Coop Vitality in Stenna Flims, open from 8:00am - 19:00h everyday, and from 12:00-18:00h on Sundays.
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Bring Slippers!
As our apartment does not permit the use of shoes, go ahead and bring some cozy slippers. We have underfloor heating so the floors should be warm, but if you prefer to have something on your feet in the house, slippers would be ideal.
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Cinema Flims
Flims has a brand-new cinema in the Stenna Flims shopping center by the Bergbahnen (ski lifts), which also has some family-friendly films. Easy to access by bus or car: https://kino-flims.ch/
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Die Post: Mailing letters / packages
If you need to mail something in a mailbox nearby, there is a yellow Die Post letter box about 30 meters from Volg at Rudi Dadens 8, 7018 Flims Waldhaus. For sending packings or buying stamps, the local Post Office is here: Die Post Via Nova 15 7017 Flims Dorf Mon – Fri 8:00am – 12.00h, 14:00 – 18:00h Saturday 9:00 – 11:00h
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Emergency Phone Numbers
117 Police / Polizei 118 Fire Department / Feuerwehr 144 Ambulance / Sanität Emergency rescue service 1414 or 1415 Rega Helicopter Rescue (Air-Glaciers) / Rettungshelikopter Rega
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Local Café for Coffee & Tea
About 3-5 minutes' walk from the apartment is a nice café, DeliCious, where you can have a simple snack and great coffee and tea. It's located at Rudi Dado 1, 7018 Flims Waldhaus, and hours are: Monday 9:00am–17:00h Tuesday Closed Wednesday Closed Thursday-Saturday 9:00am–17:00h Sunday 10:00am–18:00h
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Local Bar "Tankstelle"
If you are looking for a cool bar nearby, there is Tankstelle at Promenada 47, 7018 Flims Waldhaus, just 3-5 minutes' walk from the apartment. There is also a Tankstelle bar in Rock Resort in Laax.
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For All Things FLIMS, LAAX, & FALERA!
For any and all information on the local area, lift tickets, slopes, recreation, events, activities, things to do with children, services, restaurants, cafes, hiking areas, lakes, etc., check out: https://www.flimslaax.com/en
Coutumes et culture
Flims History & Unique UNESCO World Heritage Site
Flims has a long history, and the Sardona alpine formation above the Flims-Laax-Falera area is extraordinary enough to have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. UNESCO World Heritage Site description about the geology: https://unesco-sardona.ch/en/homepage www.flimslaax.com/en/natural-phenomena/tectonic-arena-sardona For a bit of history, read: www.gemeindeflims.ch/de/portrait/geschichtefs/ortsgeschichte/welcome.php?action=showinfo&info_id=8704 www.gemeindeflims.ch/de/portrait/geschichtefs/ortsgeschichte/welcome.php?action=showinfo&info_id=9071
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Laundry Detergent
We have a fantastic large-capacity Miele washing machine and dryer (and drying room) for the building's use. Please be sure to bring or purchase laundry detergent if you think you will use them.
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Tourist Information Center / Gästeinformation Flims
This helpful tourist information office is located just a few minutes' walk from the Stenna Flims complex: Via Nova 62 7017 Flims