The Grimmialp winter sports area in the Diemtigtal Nature Park has four kilometres of blue slopes and, with the Egg children's lift right by the valley station, it's perfect for novice skiers. Just next to the button lift is the Eggli restaurant, so parents can enjoy a coffee on the terrace and watch as their children make their first turns.
The blue slope from the Hornfluh stretches for about seven kilometres down to Saanenmöser, with fantastic 360-degree views of the Alps of the Bernese Oberland. It's a great backdrop for beginners! There are bars and restaurants on the slope, ideal for when you need to recover and fortify yourself so you can carry on skiing.
These are the kind of slopes that novice skiers dream of: the blue slope from the Wengernalp descends gradually over 600 m of vertical distance, with views of the Bernese Alps all the way to Allmend and on down to the village of Wengen. One of the real highlights is the section where this beginners' slope runs through the snowy forest.
There is night-time skiing every Friday on the floodlit blue slope from the Mägisalp down to Reuti. A special treat for beginners. Up in the Mägisalp mountain restaurant, there's always a great atmosphere with live music and delicious treats like cheese fondue and raclette.
The main blue slope from the top to the bottom of the Bühlberg chairlift in the Lenk skiing area offers lots of space, amazing views and simply enjoyable skiing. Meanwhile there's fun for all the family on the 800 m long fun slope with its long rolling hills, sweeping corners and even a short tunnel.
The family-friendly skiing area of Les Prés-d’Orvin on the north side of Mont Sujet in the Bernese Jura boasts no fewer than six blue slopes and three children's lifts. The skiing area is set amid the stunning scenery of the southern range of the Jura, at altitudes from 1030 to 1230 metres.