Maloja Pass, 7516 Bregaglia, Switzerland
About Maloja Pass
Maloja Pass is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Graubünden, linking the Engadine with the Val Bregaglia, still in Switzerland and Chiavenna in Italy. It marks the divide between the Danube and Po watersheds. Lägh da Bitabergh is near the pass. The Maloja Pass is open in winter. However, after heavy snowfalls, the road may be closed for a couple of hours or for an entire day. Even if open, the road might be covered with snowmaking snow/winter tires, or chains, a necessity.
Attractions near Maloja Pass
A mountain lake in Graubünden near the Maloja Pass. The lake is located at 1907 m. above sea level and about two kilometers south of the pass road. A bath in the refreshing water is also worthwhile. At the lake, there are several barbecue areas and a restaurant. It is also a nice trekking destination too.
The Lake sils is located next to the watershed of the Maloja pass, the crossing to the Bregaglia Valley. It is the largest lake in the canton of Graubünden and forms part of the Upper Engadine lake district. During the summer months, a small boat operates a scheduled service. The “Segl-Maria” ploughs across the lake from Sils Maria to Maloja on the south-western lakeshore and back again in 40 minutes, four times a day. During this scenic cruise, it stops at the Chastè peninsula, Plaun da Lej and
The Septimer Pass was once one of the most important Alpine crossings to and from Italy. The favourable topography made it an ideal trade route. Today, hikers and bikers cross the pass and enjoy the unique landscape where traders once trod.
The Julier Pass is a mountain pass in Switzerland, in the Albula Range of the Alps. It connects the Engadin valley with the rest of Graubünden. At its summit, the pass crosses the watershed/drainage divide between the basins of the Rivers Rhine and Danube. The Julier Pass lies between Piz Lagrev and Piz Julier.
Albigna Lake is located in the Graubunden canton of Switzerland. Originally a reservoir, the lake is housed within the Vicosoprano municipality. Situated on the southwestern edge of the Bregaglia valley, the Albigna Lake is surrounded by rocky valleys and terrains. Covered in snow, the cliffs add to the beauty of the lake and make it all the more charming. Part of the lake supplies outflow to the Mera River.
The Corvatsch is the highest, accessible with Engadine mountain rail. Fantastic views over the high mountains are yours to enjoy from the panorama restaurant here. From the Murtèl middle station half way up, you can take a short hike to the Fuorcla Surlej mountain guesthouse and admire the reflection of the Biancograt ridge in the shimmering blue surface of the adjacent lake. You can also descend from here into the Val Roseg valley.
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