Top 75 attractions to explore in Grisons
The canton of Grisons is the largest and easternmost canton of Switzerland. The canton features beautiful mountain views, Biosphere Reserves, and Nature Park.
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 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.
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.
Arosa Lenzerheide is a ski area located in Arosa, Lenzerheide, Valbella, Parpan, and Churwalden, Graubünden/Switzerland. It originated in 2013/14 by connecting the existing ski areas of Arosa and Lenzerheide. With a total of 225 kilometers of ski slopes and 43 cable cars, it is the largest contiguous ski area in Graubünden.
The hike on the Weisshorn peak, the highest excursion point in Arosa, offers an all-around view over the Grison holiday destination and the whole Schanfigg valley. The trail starts at the middle station of the Weisshorn gondola and leads over meadows and wide mossy planes constantly uphill. From the top of the hill, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the alps and also A two-stage cable car links the top of the mountain with the town and resort of Arosa — the base station is near to Arosa
The Bernina railway is a single-track 1,000 mm metre gauge railway line forming part of the Rhaetian Railway. It links the spa resort of St. Moritz, in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland, with the town of Tirano, in the Province of Sondrio, Italy, via the Bernina Pass. Reaching a height of 2,253 metres above sea level, it is the highest railway crossing in Europe and the third highest railway in Switzerland.
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.
The collection at the Bündner Kunstmuseum has grown since its foundation around 1900 as a result of Grisons’ special cultural situation: this includes its character shaped by the mountain landscape and interaction between emigration and tourism. A great collection was created with numerous works by Angelika Kauffmann, the Giacometti family of artists, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, the "Rot-Blau" artists’ group, who all have a close relationship with the canton of Grisons and are important to art histor
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.
Caumasee is a lake near Flims, in the Grisons, Switzerland. It is one of the lakes on the Flims Rockslide deposits. The lake is fed from underground sources. Its surface area is 10.3194 ha. The lake is in a huge forest that was allowed to remain on the agriculturally useless debris area of the biggest prehistoric rockslide in the Alps and can only be reached by a footpath, possibly using a funicular built-in 1939, refurbished in 1988 on its original tracks. The walk from the edge of town to the
The slope terrace Brambrüesch is located in the southwest of the city of Chur on the northeast slope of the Dreibündenstein in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland, it belongs to the municipality of Churwalden. Brambrüesch is a local recreation area (skiing and hiking area) and is made accessible to tourists by Bergbahnen Chur-Dreibündenstein AG.
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.
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.
Crap Sogn Gion is a mountain and cable car station located near Flims in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. Regarding the definition used in the Alps by the Swiss Alpine Club it cannot be called a mountain but only a location at the end of a ridge descending from the Vorab in the Glarus Alps. A very small hut of the Ski Club Flims was the first building on Crap Sogn Gion.
A small and beautiful lake located in the heart of Grisons. There is no tributary to the lake. The water from the lake forms a small stream and enters the Flem river after a very short run, not called a special name for its short length. It was one of the scenic locations where you can spend some leisure time with your family. The water is very clear and you can swim and also it is suitable for fishing.
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.
Flüela Pass is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Graubünden. The road connects Davos and Susch in the lower Engadin valley. Since the Vereina Tunnel opened in 1999, the road is no longer guaranteed to be open all year. An NGO, Pro Flüela Verein, was established in 1990 to extend the opening outside the summer months. It raises money from membership fees, and grants from the cantonal government and local communes.
The Livigno Pass is a mountain pass in the Alps on the border between the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland and the Province of Sondrio in Italy. It’s one of the highest paved roads in Europe and it connects the Bernina Pass in Switzerland with Livigno in Italy. When you’re looking for a great road cycling route in Italy and a mountain pass cycling route, then the Livigno Pass should be on your list.
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.
A beautiful and high mountain located in the canton of Graubünden which was the part of Plessur alps. There is a cable car to reach the summit of this mountain. From this cable car, we can enjoy the beauty and the wilderness of this mountain. This place is efficient for trekking and rock climbing too.
Map of attractions in Grisons