Piora – Ritom funicular railway

One of Switzerland's steepest cable cars takes visitors from Piotta to the Alp of Piora. Built in 1921 to aid in the construction of the dam, nowadays the small red cable car takes 100 visitors per hour to the beautiful hiking region surrounding the mountain lakes of the region of Ritom-Piora. more

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Muottas Muragl – a front row seat

Box seats with a spectacular view are available on the Muottas Muragl, a mere 10-minute ride by funicular from the lower parts of the Engadine... more

Muottas Muragl – a front row seat
Dent d'Hérens 4171 m

Dent d'Hérens 4171 m

Way up high, in fact no longer in the drainage basin for the valley, is the Dent d'Hérens, from a mountaineer's point of view in the shadow of the... more

Piora – Ritom funicular railway

One of Switzerland's steepest cable cars takes visitors from Piotta to the Alp of Piora. Built in 1921 to aid in the construction of the dam, nowadays the small red cable car takes 100 visitors per hour to the beautiful hiking region surrounding the mountain lakes of the region of Ritom-Piora.

One of the steepest funicular railways travels from the Leventina to the Ritomsee lake. A special excursion with some extraordinary and varying sights along the way.

Piora – Ritom funicular railway
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Muottas Muragl – a front row seat

Box seats with a spectacular view are available on the Muottas Muragl, a mere 10-minute ride by funicular from the lower parts of the Engadine Valley. Painters and poets admired this scenic beauty early on.

With his keen eye for beautiful landscapes, and unique light conditions, Segantini discovered this special patch of the earth. And sunsets from here are truly remarkable.

Muottas Muragl – a front row seat
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Dent d'Hérens 4171 m

Way up high, in fact no longer in the drainage basin for the valley, is the Dent d'Hérens, from a mountaineer's point of view in the shadow of the Matterhorn, just a few kilometres away. The usual starting point for the difficult route that most people take to the top on the Italian border is the Rifugio Aosta on the southern side of the ridge. The first ascent of the Dent d'Hérens was on 12 August 1863.

Dent d'Hérens 4171 m
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