St. Moritz is one of the most famous destinations in the world. It is chic, elegant and exclusive with a cosmotolitan ambience. St. Moritz is located on the south side of the Swiss Alps in sunny Engadine. The location at 1856 metres above sea level makes Summer and Winter wonderful. The healing mineral springs have enjoyed a widespread reputation since the Middle Ages, St. Moritz offers sunshine 322 days a year, more than everywhere else in Switzerland.
The days in St. Moritz are usually spent with activities and sports in nature. The evenings leave time for culinary pleasures.
St. Moritz in Summer
Hiking in the Engadine or the only national park in Switzerland, mountaineering, cycling, mountain hiking, playing golf on there different golf courses, horseback riding, windsurfing, sailing, tennis, triathlon, swimming, international high training center for athletics or much more characterizes the Summer and your holidays in St. Moritz.
St. Moritz in Winter
Skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ice skating, playing hockey, hiking on winter hiking trails, snowshoeing, horse racing on the frozen Lake St. Moritz, polo and much more can be experienced during the wonterful winter months in St. Moritz.
How to get there
Lines from Zurich to Chur with Intercity trains of the Swiss National Railway; from Chur, a superb train journey with the Rhaetian Railway.
Zurich - St. Moritz: 200 km/ 125 miles, 4 hrs.
By bus or private car on well-constructed alpine roads from the north of Switzerland, Ticino, Italy and Austria. To get to St. Moritz it takes 3 hours from Zurich or Milan and 4 hours from Munich or Basel.
The Glacier Express
This first-class train connects St. Moritz with Zermatt via Brig, Andermatt and Chur. During 7.5 hours the Glacier Express takes you over 291 bridges and through 91 tunnels, offering wonderful views over the Alpine world.
A memorial stone on the Plazza Paracelsus in St. Moritz commemorating the 1928 and 1948 Winter Olympics and tribute to the medalists.
Up close to Salastrains is the original chalet used in the film "Heidi." The film was filmed in the Engadine.
This museum is dedicated to the 19th century artist Giovanni Segantini (1858-1899). He specialized in the mountains. The "being, passing, becoming" triptych is particularly impressive.
The Berry Museum, located in the centennial Villa Arona in the heart of St. Moritz, is dedicated to the physician and painter Peter Robert Berry (1864-1942). Most of the over forty-year-old oil paintings, pastels and drawings are family owned.
The Museum of Engadin home decor and history - Dive into the Engadine life of the old days! It houses in its 21 rooms a Swiss unique collection of up to 500 years old interiors, the museum founder Riet Campell gathered. In addition to the historical rooms, there are various collections of exhibits, such as chests and caskets, as well as a room dedicated to the Romansh language.
Hotels in St. Moritz
From 1690 reviews
The Hotel Hauser is a family hotel rich in tradition, centrally located within easy walking distance of the shops, banks and nightlife of St. Moritz. Comfortable 3 star rooms, a hotel confiserie and a restaurant await you.
From 644 reviews
With its rich tradition and even so modern atmosphere, Hotel Schweizerhof is the right place to enjoy St. Moritz's pulsating night life. A breathtaking panorama of the lake, exclusive cuisine and warm hospitality are provided.