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Bernina Pass

Bernina Pass, 7710 Poschiavo, Switzerland

Mountain Passes

About Bernina Pass

A beautiful high mountain pass which was located in the heart of Grisons. It connects the famous resort town of St. Moritz in the Engadin valley with the Italian-speaking Val Poschiavo, which ends in the Italian town of Tirano in Valtellina. The pass lies a few kilometers east of Piz Bernina, and south of Val Minor. The pass was an important trade route over the Alps during the Middle Ages. The views from here are truly astonishing and it will be a nice experience riding through this pass.



Attractions near Bernina Pass

Lago Bianco0.83km from Bernina Pass

The lake is fed by glacial meltwater, also known as glacial milk, which contains silt. This gives the lake its milky white colour. Lago Bianco is a reservoir and a water divide. The water flows into the Black Sea to the east and into the Adriatic to the south. It was one of the natural beauty which was located in the heart of Grisons.

Piz Lagalb2.33km from Bernina Pass

Piz Lagalb is a standalone mountain, which rises to the north-east of Bernina Pass. Its singular location just across the pass from the Bernina Group makes it a perfect lookout towards the glaciated giants like Piz Palü, Piz Bernina or Piz Morterasch.  There is also a cable car facility here. In winter it serves as a ski area.

Forcola di Livigno2.58km from Bernina Pass

The Livigno Pass is a mountain pass in the Alps on the border between the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland and the Province of Sondrio in Italy. It’s one of the highest paved roads in Europe and it connects the Bernina Pass in Switzerland with Livigno in Italy. When you’re looking for a great road cycling route in Italy and a mountain pass cycling route, then the Livigno Pass should be on your list.

Alp Grüm railway station4.1km from Bernina Pass

Alp Grüm railway station is a railway station in the municipality of Poschiavo, in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. It is located on the south side of Bernina Pass, on the Bernina line of the Rhaetian Railway. It serves the hamlet of Alp Grüm, which, except in summer, is accessible only from the railway. From the station, thanks mainly to the 180° curve immediately to the south, there are far-reaching views of the Palü Glacier, Lago Palu and the Puschlav.

Diavolezza4.68km from Bernina Pass

Diavolezza is famous for its beautiful views of the eternal ice and the highest peaks of the Eastern Alps. The Diavolezza is a mountain viewpoint above the Val Bernina in Graubünden. It has an altitude of 2,973 metres and is located between Munt Pers and Piz Trovat. At the top station, there is a restaurant with a panoramic terrace, as well as a hotel offering both hotel-class and bunk-style accommodations.

Piz Palü6.34km from Bernina Pass

Piz Palü is an 11.7 kilometer out and back trail located near Pontresina, Grisons, Switzerland that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and backpacking. This beautiful mountain is a treasure of this area and which attracts a lot of people to this area.

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Grisons75 attractions

The canton of Grisons is the largest and easternmost canton of Switzerland. The canton features beautiful mountain views, Biosphere Reserves, and Nature Park.