Maloja Things to Do
The 7 holes in front of the tower of Belvedere are called the 'Giants' Pot-holes'.They are created by a natural fenomenon : the pressure of large glacier stones and water have created round holes in the rocks.The largest hole is 11 meter deep and 16 meter broad. They are each surrounded by a fence.more
The landmark of Maloja!The construction of the tower and castle was started in 1882 and finished in 1903 as the residence of the (Belgian!) Duke de Renesse.Later it was sold to the Swiss League for the Protection of Nature, and they pulled the castle down.You can visit the tower during summer (july - october) and the christmas vacation. It is used...more
Maloja Warnings and Dangers
To use highways you must purchase and display a tax disc (vignette) on your vehicle. The cost is EUR 40
The penalty for not displaying a disc is €80. They are sold at border crossings, fuel stations and post offices.
Maloja Off The Beaten Path
This is a nice one-day excursion from Maloja.
One of the most picturesque villages of Val Bregaglia.
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Maloja Sports & Outdoors
Every year in march the Engadin Skimarathon starts in Maloja.This contest originated in the late sixties, but after only 40 years, it already is a tradition.Even if you're not into skiing, seeing the start of the race is just breathtaking. Just take a look at the pictures of the official website.more
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The most common European emergency number 112 (following Directive 2002/22/EC: Universal Service Directive) and also standard on GSM mobile phones. 112 is used in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania,...more
Below few words in Swiss German that you can use while visiting Switzerland.Hello - GrüeziHello (to more than one person) - Grüezi mitenandGood evening - Gueten AbigHi (more informal than "grüezi") - Hoi/Salü/SaliHi (to more than one person) - Hoi zämeGood bye - (Uf) Widerluege/Ciao/TschüssThanks a lot - Merci vilmalSee you later - Bis spöterMonday...more
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