Two mountain railways above the beautiful blue lakes of upper Engadine – diverse heights and truly diverse adventure: from the Corvatsch, Alpine views of the Biancograt ridge on the Piz Bernina; on Furtschellas, a hiking paradise with six mountain lakes.High-alpine views across to the Biacograt and a hikers’ paradise with 6 lovely mountain lakes.
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. From the Murtèl middle station half way up, you can take a short hike to the Fuorcla Surlej mountain guesthouse and admire the reflection of the Biancograt ridge in the shimmering blue surface of the adjacent lake. You can also descend from here into the Val Roseg valley (Pontresina).
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
4 to 8 hours (full day)
|Suitable for children with age||
6 to 9 years, 10 to 13 years, 14+ years