Kanton Graubünden/Grischun Things to Do

  • Lunch along the trail
    Lunch along the trail
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  • Albula viaduct from the Bernina Express
    Albula viaduct from the Bernina Express
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  • Spectacular landscapes from the Bernina Express
    Spectacular landscapes from the Bernina...
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Kanton Graubünden/Grischun Things to Do

  • Hike from Alp Grüm to Ospizio Bernina

    Many tourists pay a fortune to see the sights along the Bernina Express. But if you happen to be staying in the area, you can see the best of this train route on foot, and possibly for free.Arguably the best section of the Bernina Express is the Lago Bianco area between Ospizio Bernina and Alp Grüm. What many people don't know is that you can hike...

  • Muottas Muragl

    NOTE: The hotel and restaurant at Muottas Muragl are undergoing renovations in 2010. The hotel is closed, the restaurant only offers a limited menu, and the funicular is running less frequently.A spectacular place to enjoy the Engadine region is the panoramic view from Muottas Muragl. Reachable by funicular from Punt Muragl, itself reachable by...

  • Alp Languard

    In my opinion, the sesselbahn (chairlift) is a rare and disappearing thrill in the Alps: you get strapped into a chair suspended high above the valley floor, and you're slowly lifted (or dropped) to your destination, with nothing between you and the scenery. Of course, this is a double-edged sword should you be caught in a cloudburst, but the...

  • Go skiing to Brigels/Breil!!!

    Brigels ski area have large slopes not too step and it is a real pleasure to practice a carving session there. Average difficulty is easy - medium. 3 chairlifts and 4 T-bar lifts head you to more than 75km of well prepared slopes... The relax areas (apline restaurants and bars) for lunch or après ski are warm and well organized. So no worries to...

  • Visit the Swiss National Park!

    If you like mountain hiking and want to be sure to see wildlife, and maybe even get some additional information - don't miss the Schweizerischer Nationalpark.It is situated in the Engadin near Zernez, where there is also the information center.Animals to be seen are the ibex (capricorn), eagles, alpine marmots, red deer and a lot more.The first...

  • Diavolezza

    A spectacular destination in the area is the top station of the Diavolezza cable car, just outside of Pontresina. The cable car is easily accessible by road or by train. As you make your way to the top, you will be treated with some fantastic scenery. The top is likely to be covered with snow, even during the summer, so be sure to bring sunscreen,...

  • Hike to Alp Languard

    One of the best walks in the area is the hike from Muottas Muragl to Alp Languard. Do be aware you will need good hiking boots, even in summer, as parts of the trail are snow-covered much of the year. While it is not a difficult hike, the trail is narrow in places, and could provide problems for those with a fear of heights. That said, this 2-hour...

  • Go skiing to Arosa!!!

    Higher is better... From Arosa 1800m go up to the Weisshorn at 2653m and enjoy the incredible 360degrees panorama on the Alps. Do not forget to get a drink and relax in a chairlift under some palm trees to enjoy the way dowm on your surf or skis.If snow coverage is sufficient you could ski/surf anywhere on the ski area without problem.I was here...

  • Go skiing to Laax!!!

    A great snowy arena, which offer more than 220km of well grommed slopes. The Vorab Glacier let you discover perpetual snow from 2670 to 3018meters absl.Laax is the Mecca for snowboarders, all cable cars (9) and chairlifts (8) are modern and efficient. Most of the ski area (70%) is above 2000m so no snow coverage problem as the snow making system is...

  • Sils-Baselgia "Chaste"

    The Chaste is a half peninsula island at the "Silsersee". It has a beautiful track around and you may hop from bench to bench and enjoy the view into Val Fex, Isola and Piz Margna. Go quite, for you might spot some dears. In the summer you can dip in the Silsersee. The Silsersee, for me the nicest of all Engadin lakes!

  • Morteratch Glacier

    When the train leave the pass, it start to go down from the mountains and to arrive to Saint Moritz. During the descent you can see on your left the fantastic Morteratch Glacier, the biggest glacier of Retic Switzerland. Here there is the station of Morteratch and from there you can start some nice walking into the forest and to see the glacier....

  • Celerina: S.Gian Church

    In the middle way from Ponrtesina to Saint Moritz, there is the station of Celerina. This is the last station before Saint Moritz. The Church of S.Gian is the Symbol of the town and of all the Engedina. It has got a Romanic architecture with two tower bell: one bilt in 16th century and one without roof because a lightnining fall down in 1861. It is...

  • Saint Moritz

    FInally, after about three hours of journey you arrive to the nice town of Saint Moritz. Here you can do fantasctic walking around the lake or to climb the mountains. More informations about it on my Saint Moritz page

  • Pontresina

    In this nice town you can start fantasting walking into the forest and in the many paths all around the town. In Pontresina you can see many things. The pentagonal 13th-century Spaniola tower, a dwelling tower and home of the de Pont Zarasino rulers.Old Engadine houses from the 17th century with sgraffiti muralsthe Punt Ota and Roseg bridges (18th...

  • Bernina Pass: Piz Palu

    During the trip in the Bernina Pass you can see some highest mountains of Alps like Piz Bernina (4049 m), Piz Palu (3905 m), Piz Lagalb (2959 m) and Diavolezza (2953 m)

  • Bernina Pass

    In the Bernina Pass you can see two lake: White Lake that go in Italy into Adda River, and Black Lake that go toward Black Sea. A great landscape!!!

  • Bernina Pass

    After a long climb, finally the train reach the fantastic Bernina Pass where there are glaciers and eternal snow. During the summer season you can find always the snow. From the station of Ospizio Bernina you can walking in this fantastic place.

  • Cavaglia

    The train climbing the mountains and after to leave Valposchiavo you can see Cavaglia (1693 metres over sea level). Here you can see an ice lake and nice mountains cover by snow.

  • Cavaglia

    The train climbing the mountains and after to leave Valposchiavo you can see Cavaglia (1693 metres over sea level). Here you can see an ice lake and nice mountains cover by snow.

  • Poschiavo Valley

    From Poschiavo (1014 m), the Bernina Express starts to climb the mountains untill Ospizio Bernina (2253 m). Noe you can see a fantastic view over the Poschiavo Valley!! It's a really a great experience!!!

  • Poschiavo: S.Carlo Church

    Few metres after you leave the Poschiavo downtown you can see on your right the nice church of S.Carlo. It is a typical example of Swiss architecture!!!

  • Poschiavo

    Near the fantastic lake, there is the town of Poschiavo. This town give the name to the valley and to the lake. Here you can see very nice old houses, good hotels and very nice restaurants. From Poschiavo you can start the walking on the mountains around the town and the valley and you can explore fantastic place and to discover old places like...

  • Lake of Poschiavo

    The rail trip on Bernina Express go on and after the station of Brusio you can see the wonderful Lake of Poschiavo. This lake offer fantastic landscape: if the day is fine you can see the mountains reflect themself over the lake. During the summer season you can windsurfing and fishing. From its coast you can see a wonderful landscape of the Valley...

  • Brusio

    Brusio is a very nice town. Here you can see the Viaduct of Bernina Expree, Besta House and churches. Besta House is a old house bult in 1730 by Michele Marlianico. After many years the house was ereditate by Besta's family. Inside it has got a meeting room with very fine decorations.The Catholic Church of Brusio (1610-1617) is dedicate to...

  • Viaduct of Brusio

    The fantastic journey on Bernina Express start from Tirano. After some kilometres inside Switzerland, the first great thing that you can see is the Viaduct of Brusio: a grat elicoidal bridge!! It's fantastic to see it from the train.

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