Filisur

Graubünden

Filisur is a small, attractive mountain resort in the heart of Graubünden. As part of the Bergün Filisur vacation region, the village of 500 inhabitants is an ideal starting point for train rides on the UNESCO World Heritage route of the Rhaetian Railway.

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Filisur is the westernmost Engadine village built along a single street. It has been entered into the national inventory of cultural treasures and is considered one of the best-preserved Engadine one-street villages. Here traditions and customs are alive and well. The perfect place for visitors with a knack for exploration and discoveries.

Summer

Railway enthusiasts get their money’s worth in the Bergün Filisur vacation region. Filisur is the starting point of the 3rd stage of the railway adventure route. Not only railway enthusiasts experience something special in Filisur: From 1952 to 1954 the first Heidi film was shot on the Filisur Alp Falein – an excursion that is well worthwhile, even today. Whether one wants a challenging hike or a short walk, Filisur is also a true paradise for walkers.

Highlights

  • Engadine village – authentically preserved and car-free.
  • Landwasser Viaduct – The world famous-bridge on the UNESCO World Heritage Route.
  • Llama trekking – a winterhike with a difference.
  • Belfort Castle Ruin – the former residence of the bailiff Albula.

Top Events

  • Alpine Marathon – Filisur is the finish line of a section of the K30 Swiss Alpine Marathon, a festive mood is guaranteed (June).
  • Village Market – large-scale village market with vintage tractor show and live music (September).

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