Kanton Graubünden/Grischun Local Customs

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Kanton Graubünden/Grischun Local Customs

  • Maltäser Laundry in Chur

    This place might be of double interest for tourists: First of all they might come because they are searching for a laundry to do some washing themseves and then they find such a place inside one of the old, medieval citytowers and it is called Malteserturm in the citycentre of Chur.Malteserturm is another remain of the former medieval townwall and...

  • tighten your screws

    "Tighten your screws" is an important detail that you should think of when walking and/or skiing ! This is the first time I saw something like this and I saw it at the top-station of Diavolezza, where everybody could just help themselves : all of these instruments and tools are ment in order to tighten the screws of the alpine equipment.From...

  • Ibex / Steinbock

    The Ibex ( Steinbock ) is an animal living in the upper part of the mountains in the alps and you will also find it in the coat of arms of Kanton Graubuenden. You will harly ever be able to see an ibex when climbing or hiking in the alps, because they are very shy and will run away whenever you get closer than just a few hundred meters. For that...

  • Romans / Räthoromanisch - the local...

    Romans or Raethoroman is the name of the 4th official language in Switzerland (besides german, french and italian) and it is spoken mainly in the valleys in the south-east of Switzerland, mainly in Kanton Graubuenden / Grischun.You will find many inscriptions in Romans there, BUT everybody will speak at least german and mostly also french, italian...

  • Typical houses in Engadin / Graubuenden

    In Engadin / Graubuenden you will find a special kind of decorations on many house-fasades like you will hardly ever find in other areas of Switzerland or Europe.Wonderful engravings will decorate mainly the frames of windows and doors and also the corners of the house. Most of these buildings will also have its name written on the facade like in...

  • Fresh & clean mountainwater is...

    Dont hesitate to drink the water directely from fountains and from the tab, unless stated there not to do so ! In so many other parts of the world it is dangerous to drink the water out of the faucet, but all over Switzerland you will be able to taste the best drinkable water at all of the small wells that you will see all over Switzerland !Just...

  • VIVA!!!

    Do not forget to taste the local golden water... Calanda Beer!Cheers = Viva in Rumantsch. Rhaeto-Rumantsch (Rumantsch) is spoken by 1% of the Swiss population and only in Graubünden. Rumantsch, like Italian and French, is a language with Latin roots.

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Kanton Graubünden/Grischun Hotels

  • Hotel Waldhaus

    This is probably my all-time favourite hotel. It is definitely a place for special occasions....

  • Hotel ABC

    The only 4 star hotel in Chur, lives up to its rating .Room was large , comfortable bed, large tv, 2...

  • Romantik Hotel Guardaval

    Guardaval, Scuol, Grisons, 7550, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Arabella Sheraton Hotel Waldhuus

    The Sheraton Waldhuus is located on a quiet street a short distance from the centre of Davos,...

  • Grand Hotel Kronenhof

    Via Maestra Street, Pontresina, Grisons, CH-7504, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Albergo Croce Bianca

    Poschiavo, 7742, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Grand Hotel Quellenhof

    Bad Ragaz, St. Gallen, CH-7310, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Valbella Inn

    Valbella, 7077, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Flair Hotel Beau Sejour

    Promenade 96, Davos, Grisons, 7270, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

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