THE 5 BEST WINTER EXPERIENCES IN GRAUBUNDEN
Here are the 5 best winter experiences you can try in Graubunden.
Winter is here! Tired of your same old winter routine? Maybe instead of staying at home, it's not a bad idea to try traveling this winter. Graubunden might be the right choice for you to spend a pleasant winter.
Graubunden is Switzerland’s largest and highest-altitude mountain region. What can you get in Graubunden in this winter season? Here are the 5 best winter experiences you can try in Graubunden.
"Light Ride" Tobogganing Fun in Lenzerheid
The "Light Ride" combines classic tobogganing with playful elements familiar from the Mario Kart video games. On the trip down to the valley, you will have to collect virtual objects, knock away obstacles and set speed records. The more skilful you are, the more credits you will win during your trip down. The aim - like in Mario Kart - is to be as fast as possible. For more information, you can visit this link.
Where to Stay: Maiensäss Hotel Guarda Val, Lenzerheide
A unique Maiensäss hotel set among 11 renovated huts and barns, dating back over 300 years. Located 1,600 meters (1 mile) above sea level in the hamlet of Sporz, the Guarda Val combines the charm of organic Graubunden Alpine tradition with luxury, indulgence and personal service. Perfect for those seeking a cozy retreat without abandoning the modern convenience of a 4-star superior hotel. Wellness facilities include an open-air hot tub, wooden barrel bath, and sauna, to name a few. For more information, you can visit this link.
Bathing in pure mineral water at the Bogn Engiadina
There is a choice of six indoor and outdoor pools with massage jets, bubbles, waterfalls, a swim-current channel, and a brine pool. A wide range of wellness and therapy services complement the bathing pleasure and ensure additional well-being. You can switch off, let go and dream either outside on the sunbathing lawn or inside in the «Könz» relaxation room, where an open fire provides a warm and cosy atmosphere. Welcome to Scuol, and welcome to the Bogn Engiadina! For more information, you can visit this link.
Where to Stay: Hotel Belvédère, Scuol
The Hotel Belvédère - a contemporary, wellness, and family hotel with a traditional main building has been delighting guests since 1876. Located in Scuol in the Lower Engadine, the hotel is harmoniously nestled between gorges and mountain meadows. Guests can enjoy unlimited daily admission to the Engadine Bad Scuol, bus, and mountain railways. For more information, you can visit this link.
Snow-Safari in Engadin
The snow-safari takes you across all four ski areas in the Upper Engadine in just one day. By the evening, you will have completed 88 kilometres of piste and 4444 metres of altitude and you will certainly sleep well! For more information, you can visit this link.
Where to Stay: Hotel Cresta Palace, Celerina
Built in 1906, the Cresta Palace combines historic charm with elegance and Art Nouveau architecture. Fine cuisine and rooms equipped with luxe robes add to the luxury while the close proximity of the train station and cable cars provide utmost convenience. Modern spa facilities are spread over 1200 m² (12,912 sq ft) and include a Medical Wellness Centre combining Swiss quality medicine with Grison hospitality. For more information, you can visit this link.
A City Tour of Old Town Chur
With a settlement history of over 5000 years, Chur is the oldest city in Switzerland and is considered one of the most fully preserved in the country. Visitors from all over the world discover its picturesque sights during a leisurely stroll or on a guided city tour through the winding alleyways. Numerous boutiques, restaurants, bars, museums and galleries, as well as regular markets and events, delight visitors with their Mediterranean charm. For more information, you can visit this link.
Where to Stay: Hotel Stern Chur
Rich in traditions, Romantik-Hotel Stern is situated in the center of Chur and has offered superb food and wines from Chur and Graubunden for over 300 years. A culinary focal point of the region, guests can enjoy the unique atmosphere of the richly decorated restaurant, ‘Buendner Stube’ - boasting 14 Gault Millau points, plus taste the region’s largest selection of red, white, and rose wines from the hotels’ dedicated cellar. For more information, you can visit this link.
Winter Culinary Trail in Flims
The culinary trail takes winter hikers from Flims past Lake Cauma to Trin Mulin. You can stop at three restaurants, each serving a course of well-known and less-known Graubunden specialties on your way along the trail. Have you ever tried dried pear ravioli? For more information, you can visit this link.
Where to Stay: Schweizerhof Flims Romantik, Flims Laax
The close proximity of glittering Lake Cauma, the Swiss Grand Canyon, the mountain railways as well as the walking, excursion, and adventure sports area of Flims Laax Falera make the Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof the perfect base for unforgettable Alpine vacations. A Belle Époque beauty with timeless charm, the Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof is characterized by more than 110 years of tradition, having been managed by the Schmid family for over four generations. For more information, you can visit this link.
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