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Lai da Palpuogna

Lai da Palpuogna, 7482 Bergün, Switzerland

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About Lai da Palpuogna

Lai da Palpuogna is a mountain lake at Albula Pass in the municipality of Bergün, in the Grisons, Switzerland. In a 2007 television program of the Swiss channel SF 1, the lake was voted the most beautiful place in Switzerland. It was one of the picturesque locations and is an ideal place for a short picnic.



Attractions near Lai da Palpuogna

Albula Pass5.13km from Lai da Palpuogna

The Albula Pass links the Albula Valley with the Engadine. Driving this stretch in the summer guarantees wonderful views like that of the rough, weathered Albula Gorge. With a little luck, you may also spot the Rhaetian Railway on its way through the high mountains and across the impressive stone viaduct. The drive leads up to the summit and the high plateau, though a side trip to the “most beautiful spot in Switzerland”, the Lai da Palpuogna, is an absolute must.

Piz Kesch8km from Lai da Palpuogna

Piz Kesch is a peak in the Albula Alps of the Rhaetian Alps in Switzerland. At 3,418 meters, it is the highest peak in the Albula Alps and the municipality of Bergün, Grisons. A network of marked mountain paths leads to the southern, western and northern face of Piz Kesch whereas the eastern face is covered with a glacier and connected with the rest of this massif thus not accessible on hiking trails.

Piz Nair8.33km from Lai da Palpuogna

Piz Nair is a mountain of the Albula Alps in Switzerland, overlooking St. Moritz in the canton of Graubünden. The peak is easily accessible from the village with a funicular and a cable car; the upper station unloads 30 meters below the summit. Below the summit to the east is the Corviglia ski area.  The mountain hosted the alpine skiing events for the 1948 Winter Olympics in neighboring St. Moritz. It also hosted the World Championships in 1934, 1974, 2003 and 2017.

Corviglia8.57km from Lai da Palpuogna

Corviglia is a location on the eastern slopes of Piz Nair, overlooking St. Moritz in the canton of Graubünden. It lies on the watershed between the rivers Schlattain and the Ovel da la Resgia, at an elevation of 2,486 m. Corviglia is mainly accessible from the town by the St. Moritz–Corviglia funicular, via Chantarella. At Corviglia, an aerial tramway climbs west to Piz Nair, unloading slightly below its summit.

Lower Engadine9.11km from Lai da Palpuogna

The Lower Engadine is a long high Alpine valley region in the eastern Swiss Alps in the canton of Graubünden in southeasternmost Switzerland with about 25,000 inhabitants.  It is a picturesque location that was blessed with natural beauty and also the Engadine is protected by high mountain ranges on all sides and is famous for its sunny climate, beautiful landscapes, and outdoor activities.

Lake Saint Moritz10.67km from Lai da Palpuogna

A beautiful lake located in the heart of Grisons. It was famous for its surroundings. It is a 4.8 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near St. Moritz, Grisons, Switzerland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and bird watching.

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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.