- Location:In Egadine Valley in Maloja District
- Attraction type: Ski Destination
- Significance: An exemplary Alpine destination both during summer and winter
- Best Time to Visit: June to September; November to March for winter activities
- How to reach: By Bernina Express from Chur; alternatively by Road 27
- Nearest Airport: Samedan Airport
St. Moritz with its exclusive and elegant setting is an enthralling tourist destination in Upper Engadine region of Switzerland. Endowed with a sparkling ‘champagne climate’ and 322 days of sunshine St. Moritz in Switzerland attracts leading sportsmen, film stars, and other celebrities from all continents. With its thrilling hill slopes, glorious lake, clear blue skies, elegant hotels and delicious food varieties this Alpine destination is bound to engross you.
St. Moritz ski resort at an elevation of little over 1850 meters is equally captivating in both summer and winter. Sports enthusiasts, as well as nature lovers, find St. Moritz incomparable with any other ski resort in Switzerland. The Segantini Museum dedicated to artist Giovanni Segantini is an inspiring tourist attraction. The Swiss National Park extended over an area of about 170 square kilometers is this country’s largest nature reserve. From Muottas Muragl you get a majestic view of the Upper Engadine lake area.
Activities in St. Moritz
The best way to reach St. Moritz is by Bernina Express which travels to Puschlav. This train journey through the Alpine landscape around St. Moritz is breathtaking. In the summer months from June to September go out on a hiking expedition in Corvatsch up to Glacier Grotto at the summit. This trail through pastures and along mountain lakes to Furtschellas from Muriel is extremely motivating. To make your trip more comfortable take a horseback ride along this route. Five golf courses and 60 holes in St. Moritz make this hill resort a golfer’s paradise in summer. River Inn which flows through this region offers thrilling windsurfing and sailing possibilities.
Winter months are likewise exhilarating as well. With over 350 km of pistes and updated infrastructure, St. Moritz is a haven for winter sports enthusiasts. Skilled skiers would find the near vertical drop at Piz Nair Wall electrifying. The Fun Park is an exotic destination for snow boarding, tobogganing, and parachute jumps. Cross country skiers can ski up to 180 km of track network.
St. Moritz Hotels and Restaurants
St. Moritz being one of the most sought after Alpine destinations in Switzerland has a number of elegant and comfortable hotels. Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains, Hotel Saratz, Kulm Hotel St. Moritz, and Hotel Loeffler are some of the noteworthy accommodations in this ski resort.
St. Moritz is renowned for its culinary facilities. Johri’s Talvo serves exotic local, German and Austrian dishes, while Chadafo Grill is famous for its authentic French delights. You could also savor Japanese delicacies at Nobu.