Piz Corvatsch and Furtschellas

Silvaplana / Sils

Two mountain railways above the beautiful blue lakes of upper Engadine – diverse heights and truly diverse adventure: High-alpine views across to the Biacograt and a hikers’ paradise with 6 lovely mountain lakes.

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The Corvatsch is the highest, accessible with Engadine mountain rail. Fantastic views over the high mountains are yours to enjoy from the panorama restaurant here - with equally as enjoyable scenic hikes half way up, as well as down from Murtèl via Fuorcla Surlej to the Val Roseg valley.

Scenic water trail, tasteful Via Gastronomica, side-tracking to the Val Fex, panorama trail to the mid Corvatsch station and petting zoo add to the many pleasurable activities in the Furtschellas region.


Altitude: 3298 / 2313m
Accessibility: Bus from St. Moritz to the Surlej Corvatsch railway, cableway in two sections in via Murtèl (Fuorcla Surlej) to Corvatsch; or bus from St. Moritz Bad to the Sils Maria Furtschellas mountain rail, cableway to the Furtschellas mountain station
View: Over Piz Bernina, Piz Roseg, Piz Palü and Val Roseg, to the west and north the lakes of upper Engadine and Bernese Alps; lake district and Graubünden Alps; Furtschellas to the west and Maloja Pass to the north
Attractions: Piz Corvatsch guided glacier tour, photography on the Fuorcla Surlej with the Biancograt mirrored in the crystal-clear waters of the little mountain lake
Culinary aspects: Panorama restaurant by the mountain station, Restaurant Murtèl, Berghaus Fuorcla Surlej, La Chüdera (Furtschellas)
Overnight stays: Fuorcla Surlej: Dormitory in summer
Groups: Restaurant Murtèl (mid station): up to 420 people, diverse seminar facilities
Winter: Winter sports region Corvatsch / Furtschellas
Special comments: Via Gastronomica Furtschellas/Fextal: Mountain rail trips, short or lengthy hikes and 3-course menu in diverse restaurants along the way


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