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Munt la Schera Tunnel

Munt la Schera Tunnel, 7530 Zernez, Switzerland

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About Munt la Schera Tunnel

The Munt la Schera Tunnel is a single lane road tunnel located in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. It connects the Engadin valley with Lago di Livigno, through Munt la Schera. Completed in 1965, the tunnel is 3,394 meters in length. The tunnel was built to transport building materials for the construction of the Punt dal Gall dam. It was opened for public use in 1968. It was one of the architectural wonders in this area.


Attractions near Munt la Schera Tunnel

Swiss National Park3.23km from Munt la Schera Tunnel

The Swiss National Park stretches over 170 square kilometre and is Switzerland’s largest nature reserve. The area lies in Engadin/Münstertal and encompasses alpine terrain rising from 1’400 to 3’200 m above sea level. The foundation of the Swiss National Park in 1914 was a milestone in the history of nature conservation. It was the first national park in the Alps and Central Europe, it is known for its abundance of Alpine animals and Alpine plants in a barely touched pristine landscape.

Lago di Livigno5.91km from Munt la Schera Tunnel

Lake Livigno is an artificial reservoir born after the Gallo dam, built by the Swiss hydroelectric company Engadiner Kraftwerke AG in the years 1965 - 1968 to produce electricity. The lake is therefore located on the swiss and Italian border. it was one of the famous tourist destinations because of its architectural intelligence.

Fuorn Pass6.28km from Munt la Schera Tunnel

Fuorn Pass or Ofen Pass is a high alpine mountain pass in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. The name is based on the ovens that were used in ironworks in the area. The ruins of these ovens can still be seen from nearby trails.  It connects Zernez in the Engadin valley with Val Müstair, crossing the Swiss National Park in Switzerland.

Castle of Tarasp16.1km from Munt la Schera Tunnel

Tarasp Castle is a castle in Switzerland, near the former municipality of Tarasp (now Scuol), in Lower Engadin, Graubünden. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. It was one of the main historical attrition in this area and also a worth visit place. From here we an understand the Swiss architecture's intelligence.

Convent of St. John Müstair18.16km from Munt la Schera Tunnel

The Convent of Müstair, which stands in a valley in the Grisons, is a good example of Christian monastic renovation during the Carolingian period. It has Switzerland's greatest series of figurative murals, painted c. A.D. 800, along with Romanesque frescoes and stuccoes.

Umbrail Pass20.14km from Munt la Schera Tunnel

The Umbrail Pass is the highest pass in Switzerland and is the link to the Val Braulio. The Umbrail and Fuorn Passes encircle the Val Müstair, Switzerland’s first high-Alpine UNESCO biosphere reserve.  It is currently the highest paved road in Switzerland. The pass is located in a picturesque location and a lot of peoples visits this place every year.

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