O Engadine St. Moritz

The Engadine resort of St. Moritz is located on the south side of the Swiss Alps, 1,800 meters above sea level, the "Roof of Europe". The incomparable harmony of the landscape of the Engadine lakes became known worldwide as the "Reception Hall of the Alps."

The valley has an average 322 days of sunshine per year (the Swiss record!), Mineral springs and an extremely pleasant climate. Piz Bernina is the only one in the eastern Alps on the list of Alpine peaks over 4,000 meters (altitude 4.049m). Piz Palu, Piz Corvatsch, Corviglia Diavolezza and others are among the most popular peaks and skiing areas.

Engadin St. Moritz has a fascinating cultural heritage - Romansch as the main official language, German spoken in St. Moritz, Italian in the neighboring valleys, French Club Med, very English, for example, the Cresta track, cricket and polo. Giovanni Segantini and Giacomettis, Friedrich Nietzsche, Richard Wagner, Hermann Hesse, Thomas Mann, Arturo Toscanini, Richard Strauss, Herbert von Karajan and many other persons of great fame in the arts and culture have contributed to the myth and reputation of this valley . "Schlittedas", "Chalandamarz," a style of architecture (the "Engadine house") and the famous Engadine nut tart are also part of it all.

The 13 cities in the region make a great team work, striving together toward the offered throughout the region - for example, the extensive network of hiking and nordic ski slopes, the Engadine cross-country skiing, inline skating, marathons windsurfing and more.

Other attractions complement the offerings - horse racing and polo competitions on Lake St. Moritz, the Olympic track and track Cresta sled (1928 and 1948), the music festival Snow & Symphony, the Festival Gourmet Festival and Open , the Olympic ski jump and the St. Moritz ski downhill World Cup and World Championships (1934, 1948, 1974, 2003), train excursions and famous as the Glacier Express and Bernina Express. In summer, all this is further reinforced by opportunities for recreation such as mountain biking, trekking, golf, tennis, sailing and the only Swiss National Park - all accessible within minutes!

Source link: http://www.cinnamoncircle.com/blog/2012/04/18/badrutts-palace-hotel-st-moritz/

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