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Greina

Greina, 7149 Lumnezia, Switzerland

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About Greina

The Greina is a high mountain pass across the western Lepontine Alps, connecting Sumvitg in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland and Olivone in the canton of Ticino. The pass lies between the Piz Medel on the north and Pizzo Marumo, Piz Terri on the south.  Greina is also a high plateau  lying east of the pass, it is an alluvial site of national importance.



Attractions near Greina

Lago di Luzzone5.05km from Greina

Lago di Luzzone is a reservoir in Ticino, Switzerland. The reservoir has a volume of 108 million m³ and a surface area of 1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi).[1] It is located in the upper Blenio valley, in the municipalities of Ghirone and Aquila. The reservoir lies at a height of 1,606 meters above sea level and is surrounded by peaks of over 3,000 meters.  The arch dam Luzzone was completed in 1963. The course covers a vertical distance of 165 meters, going from the base of the dam to the top.

Blenio valley9.35km from Greina

The Blenio Valley in northern Ticino extends from the Lukmanier Pass down the valley to Biasca. In summer, hikers encounter well preserved old villages and art treasures on the valley trail from Biasca via Acquarossa to Olivone. The valley also offers a broad spectrum of cultural offerings, including a large number of museums and churches.

Lukmanier Pass13.38km from Greina

Lukmanier Pass is a pass in the Swiss Alps.  The road from Disentis/Mustér in the canton of Graubünden leads through the Val Medel across the pass to the Blenio valley and Biasca in the canton of Ticino. North of the pass, the road runs along the east shore of Lake Sontga Maria.  The Pass is kept open during the winter but even then it often closes after 18:00 hours.  Below the Lukmanier Pass, or more precisely between it and Pizzo dell'Uomo, runs the Gotthard Base Tunnel.

Rheinwaldhorn14.55km from Greina

The Rheinwaldhorn is the highest point in the Swiss canton of Ticino at 3,402 meters above sea level. It lies on the border between the cantons of Graubünden and Ticino, in the Adula massif, part of the St. Gotthard massif of the Lepontine Alps in southern Switzerland. |The climate and the views are so breathtaking and also it offers a nice experience of natural beauty.

Piz Ault18.75km from Greina

The Piz Ault lies south of the Oberalpstock. Both mountains rise above the Vorderrhein valley and the town of Disentis. The ski lifts of the ski resort Disentis 3000 go up as high as 2800 meters, just below the summit of the Piz Ault. A popular stop in the summer and winter is the hut of the Swiss Alpine Club Camona da Cavardiras west of the mountain, on the other side of the Brunni Glacier.

Val Piora20.19km from Greina

The Val Piora is a side valley of the Leventina in the Swiss canton of Ticino . Its brook, the Foss , flows into Ticino near Piotta .  The Ritóm reservoir , the Cadagno and the Tomsee are located in Val Piora . One of the beautiful picnic spot and also a trekking area. The natural beauty and the climate attracts a lot of tourists here.

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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.