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Piz Palü

Piz Palü

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About Piz Palü

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.


Attractions near Piz Palü

Morteratsch Glacier3.49km from Piz Palü

The Morteratsch Glacier is by surface area the largest glacier in the Bernina Range of the Grisons Alps, which was Nestled in a majestic mountain world. Like huge tongues, the Pers and Morteratsch Glaciers push themselves from the snow-covered peaks of Piz Palu and Piz Bernina towards Pontresina.

Diavolezza3.82km from Piz Palü

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.

Lago Bianco5.56km from Piz Palü

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.

Alp Grüm railway station5.73km from Piz Palü

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.

Piz Roseg5.83km from Piz Palü

The Piz Roseg is a summit of the Alps, at an altitude of 3,936  m, in the Bernina range, located in Switzerland in the canton of Grisons. The border with Italy passes not far to the south, on the summit of Roseg Pitschen. It was one of the picturesque locations in this area and it attracts a lot of tourists here.

Bernina Pass6.34km from Piz Palü

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.

Where is Piz Palü

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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.