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  1. Things to do in Engadin St Moritz

Things to do in Engadin St Moritz

The mountain summer in Engadin St Moritz is packed with exciting things to see and do, which include active and leisurely biking, hiking in the heady heights, natural beauty, and others

By: | Updated: June 14, 2016 5:18 PM
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The mountain summer in Engadin St Moritz is packed with exciting things to see and do, which include active and leisurely biking, hiking in the heady heights, natural beauty, and others. The best way to enjoy the refreshing mountain summer air is by taking part in the activities and numerous events amidst the Engadin St Moritz scenery. The pleasant temperatures during the mountain summer make for ideal conditions for active or relaxing holidays.

Mountain bikes

When evening sun transforms the mountain peaks into pillars of fire, it is high time to hop on the bike for a spin on the Corviglia Sunset Flow. This summer, from July 1 to August 19, 2016, the flow trails on Corviglia will be open every Friday evening exclusively for those who want to start the weekend with a bike run.

Events

The Festival da Jazz, which is taking place for the ninth time and which will be held this year from July 7 to August 8, 2016, features attractive concerts. The concerts are staged at various locations including the Dracula Club, followed by a free open-air concert on Muottas Muragl on July 26. Musical treats are also in store for audiences at the Celerina New Orleans Jazz Festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this summer with yet another programme. To mark the festival, the local Celerina hotels will be offering a range of overnight specials.

From July 8 to 10, 2016, lovers of classic English cars will be able to attend the British Classic Car Meeting in St Moritz. From July 30-31, the annual La Tavolata Slow Food Spectacle is being held in the heart of St Moritz Dorf. Locals and visitors alike come together around a 400-metre-long table to celebrate, sing and dance.

The Pontresina Mountaineering School’s Mountain Festival from June 20 to 26, 2016, includes a week of activities for mountain sports enthusiasts. Courses for beginners and more advanced climbers as well as public talks will provide insights into this sport.

Bernina Glaciers adventure territory

The Bernina Glaciers adventure territory between the Engadin and Valposchiavo is centred on the world of ice around the Morteratsch Glacier. Along the Rhaetian Railway’s Bernina Line, which forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can experience this world of ice at such places as the Cavaglia Glacier Garden, the Alpine Dairy and the Morteratsch Glacier Nature Trail. The Bernina Express from St Moritz – Valposchiavo – Tirano follows one of the Alpine crossings and links linguistic regions and cultures. The panorama route to Tirano takes you over 196 bridges and climbs a gradient of up to 70 per thousand. Once you have crossed the Alps, you have the chance to discover the Valtellina, an area with mainly small family farms and world-renowned for its wines.

Wellness and detox

Those looking to relax and detox in the fresh mountain summer air can undergo a detox treatment at the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains.

In addition to its unique Samedan bathing ritual, the Mineral Baths & Spa Samedan will be offering a special private spa as of summer 2016. In this private spa facility, couples can now enjoy a quiet time together in the relaxing infrared sauna with its Diva reflex chairs, the newly developed stone pine relaxing massage with selected local extracts, and a glass of Prosecco. During the summer months, for those who want a good pampering, the Mineralbad & Spa Samedan in collaboration with the Hotel Lej da Staz is offering a special Engadin wellness experience at the Lej da Staz with revitalising pinewood massages.

World Ski Championships 2017

With sporting performances and an attractive supporting programme, World Ski Championships 2017 is expected to be unforgettable experience.

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