The sunny valley of Engadin is located in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. This region is divided into ”Upper and Lower Engadin”, where the upper part is especially impressive with its gorgeous landscape, beautiful lakes, forests and incredible glaciers. With its 1800 meters above the ocean, Engadin not only has a garanti for good snow and perfect ski conditions throughout the skiing season, but it truly is winter wonderland.
Engadin is also home to St. Moritz, which, with its fashionable luxury and fine traditions, is one of the world’s most famous ski ressorts. But St. Moritz is far more than just a upper class ski holiday destination. The city is located on the sunny side of the Engadin valley and is the city in Switzerland that receives the most sunny day per year. In fact the city has 322 sunny days per year in average.
The old town of St. Moritz, the many hours of sunshine and good skiing conditions draws lots of people on holiday here every year. The new lifts provie easy access to great skiing for the whole family with not too many people skiing at the same time, you are sure to have lots of space on the slopes. With over 350 kilometers of slopes and a maximum height of 3300 meters above the ocean, Engadin is sure to have lots of alpine challenges for skiiers at all levels.
A ski holiday to Engadin also offers a very extensive network of cross-country skiing trails. There are 180 kilometers prepared cross-country trails, including the 42 km long trail, which every year in March is used for the second biggest ski run in the world, the Engadin Ski Marathon.
Let the beautiful scenry of Engadin inspire you and book your car hire in Zurich to experience the magical winter wonderland.