Winter Landscape Engadin & St. Moritz
Engadin St. Moritz
Is there a better way to spend a winter holiday than in the Engadin St. Moritz region of Switzerland? World-class skiing and snowboarding, numerous outdoor activities and charming villages to explore make this region an ideal destination for travellers looking for an active holiday. Whether you're hitting the slopes or hiking through the beautiful countryside, there are plenty of ways to keep busy during your winter holiday in the Alps. So if you are looking for a new adventure to explore this winter, check out the Engadin St. Moritz region!
Activities in Engadin St. Moritz
Winter sports report
|Status||Skiresort||Snow depth||Fresh snow||Skiruns||Lifts open|
|72 %||Corvatsch Furtschellas||52 cm||–||86,6/120 km||13/14|
|74 %||Corviglia Piz Nair||90 cm||–||121,9/163,8 km||22/24|
|42 %||Diavolezza Lagalb||60 cm||–||6,5/15,5 km||5/5|
|42 %||Languard, Pontresina||50 cm||–||6,5/15,5 km||2/3|
|Open||Muottas Muragl||–||–||6,5/2 km||1/1|
|closed||Survih, Samedan||50 cm||–||0/2 km||0/2|
|closed||Pizzet, Zuoz||7 cm||–||0/19 km||0/5|
|closed||Müsella, La Punt Chamues-ch||50 cm||–||0/2 km||0/2|
|closed||Bügls, S-chanf||40 cm||–||0/1 km||0/1|
Winter hiking trails
Cross-country ski trails
Attractions in Engadin St. Moritz
Over the frozen Upper Engadin lake district.
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Snowshoe Hiking in Engadin St. Moritz
Snowshoeing in Engadin St. Moritz is one of the most unique and breathtaking experiences you can have in the Swiss Alps. With pristine, snow-covered landscapes as far as the eye can see, it is no wonder that this region is a popular destination for snowshoe hikers of all experience levels. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, there's plenty to discover in this stunning corner of Switzerland. So grab your gear and get ready to hit the slopes!
Cross-country skiing in Engadin St. Moritz
Cross-country skiing is a great way to experience the natural beauty of the Swiss Alps. In Engadin St. Moritz there are kilometres of trails that wind through forests and alpine meadows. And because the area is so well known for its ski resorts, there are always plenty of restaurants and hotels nearby if you need a break from skiing. So if you are looking for a winter holiday that offers both breathtaking scenery and plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, cross-country skiing in Engadin St. Moritz is definitely worth considering!
Engadin St. Moritz is one of the most picturesque regions in Switzerland for hiking in winter. With its beautiful landscapes and temperate climate, it is no wonder that this region has become a popular destination for hikers and winter sports fans. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, there is something for everyone in Engadin St. Moritz. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your winter hiking experience in this Alpine paradise.
Ski season in Engadin St. Moritz
Engadin St. Moritz, located in the eastern part of Switzerland, is known for its first-class ski areas. The area has 280 kilometres of slopes suitable for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. The famous Corviglia ski area is particularly popular with visitors from all over the world. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Engadin St. Moritz also offers sledging, hiking, cross-country skiing and winter outdoor activities. Book your trip today and enjoy a winter wonderland in one of the most beautiful places in the world!
Active throughout the year
Due to its location at around 1800 m above sea level and the continental climate, Engadin's winters are long and cold, but sunny. More than 150 years ago, the entrepreneur Johannes Badrutt is said to have initiated winter tourism in St. Moritz.
To this day, the destination is in demand among snow and ice sports enthusiasts worldwide. St. Moritz has hosted two Winter Olympic Games and five Alpine World Ski Championships. With four main peaks and 88 pistes, up to 230 kilometres of cross-country ski trails and 150 kilometres of winter hiking trails, the region attracts not only top athletes, but also everyone who wants to be active in the great outdoors.
The region is also a popular destination for summer sports.
In summer too, Engadin St. Moritz offers a wide range of opportunities for active holidaymakers.Hikers can enjoy the impressive glacier views on the high-altitude hike from Muottas Muragl to Alp Languard, while mountain bikers can use the specially signposted routes. Experienced climbers head for the La Resgia and Piz Trovat via ferratas, while kitesurfers and sailors pursue their hobby on Lake Silvaplana.
Authentic Experiences and Guided Tours
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For those who prefer to travel by train ....
… for those who prefer to travel by train, the holiday already begins with the journey. The RhB is one of the most picturesque and spectacular railway lines in the world. Consequently, in 2008 the Albula and Bernina lines of the RhB were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and awarded the title „universal outstanding“.
These journeys start via Chur through the Albula Tunnel or from Tirano (Italy) üvia the Bernina Pass. The RhB also brings you to the Engadine via Landquart and the Vereina Tunnel.
Who likes to drive ...
… takes the road over one of the alpine passes. Whether over the Ofen, Julier and Maloja Passes, which are passable all year round, or over the Albula and Flüela Passes (closed in winter), – “the journey is the reward” is more than true here.
You'll have to take the road to get there.
You would like to avoid the pass and still travel by car – then the Vereina Autoverlad is the solution.
Destinations in Engadin St. Moritz