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Engadin

Cross Country Paradise until late Spring!

The Engadin is a paradise for Cross Country enthusiasts! More than 200 kilometers of Cross Country trails are open until End of April. 

 

If you are not out for the jetset lifestyle of St. Moritz their are plenty of other small and pretty villages such as Pontresina. 

 

Winterhike trails including the way up to the Morteratsch Glacier are fantastic and easy to reach within an hour walk.

Tips for To Dos and recommended activities
  • enjoy the beauty of the Swiss Alps on 200 kilometer cross country slopes or on alpine skis!
  • Their are plenty of winterhike trails such as Ley La Staz or  glacier Morteratsch
  • visit world famous St. Moritz, a lot of "blingbling" of course
  • if you prefer cosy Swiss villages, you better head over to Pontresina
  • go for Duty Free Shopping to the close village Livigno / Italy
  • during summer watch the kiters and surfers on lake Silvaplana, strong wind guaranteed!
  • enjoy our excellent Swiss Cuisine!
  • during summer this is also a biker paradise!
Tips for where to eat and recommended restaurants

...not just Swiss Fondue...!

Vivanda Gourmet Restaurant - In Lain Cadonau

At the Gourmet Restaurant VIVANDA you will be treated to an exclusive surprise, degustation menu in the evening. Dario Cadonau has learnt his passion – cooking - from top chefs. He cooked with Daniel Bumann at the Chesa Pirani in La Punt (18 points and 2 stars), with Philip Rochat in Crissier (19 points and 3 stars) and with Harald Wohlfahrt at the Traube, Tonbach (19 points and 3 stars). The open fire, many candles and the personal service provide an unforgettable experience.  Yes, this chef loves to cook!

1 Michelin star
Grand Chef Relais & Châteaux
GaultMillau-«Restaurant of the Month of March 2013»
15 GaultMillau Points

Tips for where to sleep and recommended hotels

Hotel In Lain Cadonau - Brail

Enjoy the sense of just being, in the here and now, at the IN LAIN Hotel Cadonau. An experience for all the senses, a revelation of taste – tempting and liberating – this is what makes the IN LAIN Hotel Cadonau so special. The people running it are special, too and the staff is extremely friendly.

 

IN LAIN stands for sincere hospitality, fresh and exiquiste cuisine and beautiful moments.  

The IN LAIN Hotel Cadonau – one thousand six hundred meters above the rush of everyday life. Exclusive, authentic, uncomplicated and Engadine-style.

 


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Hotel Müller Mountain Lodge - Pontresina

 This romantic boutique hotel is located in the picturesque village of Pontresina just 10 minutes from St. Moritz. Cross Country Lovers  can start into the slopes right from the Pontresina station.  

 

The mountain lodge has a history of over one hundred years. It was opened in 1890 by Jakob Müller, wine merchant, postmaster and hotelier.  In 2005, the hotel was completely renovated.
The interior design is very cosy and with typical alpine timber and wooden floors to guarantee warmth and life.  The dinners at the 3 Stüvas are romantic and the dishes mouthwatering including a very, very professional service. And yes, this is the one and only hotel we have ever been, where the rooms were always cleaned up when we returned from our morning cross country trips!

 


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Hotel Crusch Alba - Zernez

 

This small but beautiful hotel is located in the small village of Zernez - the main base for trips to the Swiss national park, just 30 minutes from St. Moritz, Scuol, Klosters or Livigno. Cross country lovers  can start into the slopes right from the village.  

 

 

The Crusch Alba hotel will enchant you with its traditional atmosphere, characterized by solid wood furnishings. The Pizzeria offers one of the best Pizzas we ever had and the very romantic Arvenstübli has a wide choice of game dishes and traditional Swiss Cuisine.