Cross-country skiing in the Engadin / St. Moritz
Cross-country skiing in the Engadin / St. Moritz
The Engadin in the picturesque canton of Graubünden lies between 1,450 and 2,100 meters above sea level and has a unique climate that offers perfect conditions for winter sports. It’s not just the picturesque views over snow-covered winter landscapes and frozen lakes glistening in the sun – the climate’s guaranteed snow makes the Engadin a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts and cross-country skiers. Should there be less snow, a number of snowmaking systems can help out. After all, the Engadin high valley is home to the largest cross-country ski trail area in Switzerland. With a network of over 240 km of trails, cross-country skiing in the Engadin / St. Moritz is the perfect activity for your vacation. Meanwhile, St. Moritz offers the perfect starting point for cross-country skiing enthusiasts with luxurious accommodation and the finest cuisine.
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Cross-country skiing in the Engadin / St. Moritz is a great activity for young and old. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced skier, there are trails for every winter sports fan in the Engadin. A variety of courses are offered to either learn the basics of cross-country skiing or to further develop existing skills. Learn a new technique or hone your skills on the most beautiful panoramic routes the Engadin has to offer. You can discover the surrounding countryside on the circular routes and experience nature up close. Or step on the gas a little more on various racetracks and really push yourself to the limit. With cross-country skiing in the Engadin / St. Moritz, you have every opportunity to experience adventures and create joyful memories during your vacation. The night trails are a particular highlight. If you couldn’t get enough during the day or are looking for a unique experience, you can walk along the floodlit trails at dusk. Over a length of eight kilometers, you have the opportunity to experience the landscape in the dark in St. Moritz, Pontresina or nearby Zernez.
St. Moritz in the Engadin - a picturesque place for cross-country skiing
St. Moritz in the Engadin is considered the birthplace of winter sports. This doesn’t just include skiing, bobsleigh racing or winter hiking. Cross-country skiing is also very popular in the Engadin / St. Moritz. After all, the largest cross-country skiing area in the whole of Switzerland can be found here. The sunny Upper Engadin lake plateau attracts visitors with its uniquely beautiful nature. Enchanting larch forests, home to cute inhabitants such as the marmot, line your path as you make your way through the snow-covered landscape. The surrounding mountain ranges are particularly beautiful, as are the open areas with breathtaking viewpoints. Take a short break here and take in the picturesque view of the high valley in all its glory.
Cross-country skiing across the kilometers of frozen lakes is a very special highlight. An almost unique opportunity to experience the incomparably beautiful surroundings. These are memories that last a lifetime and inspire.
Body and mind benefit from cross-country skiing
Cross-country skiing has many benefits for body and mind. In addition to the sporting activity, the experience of nature is usually a wonderful way to calm down and forget everyday life for a while. Stress reduction and relaxation then come automatically. But it’s not just the mind that is strengthened, cross-country skiing is also beneficial for the body. Not only the muscles are comprehensively trained, the cardiovascular system is also strengthened. By moving rhythmically on long, narrow skis, you build up better balance and coordination. Whether classic style or skating – cross-country skiing in the Engadin / St. Moritz is a pleasant workout for the whole body in the most beautiful surroundings you can imagine. The load can vary from very light to high levels due to different routes or techniques. So there is something for every skill level. Cross-country skiing is also suitable for people who are prone to back or joint pain. The low-risk sport benefits from gentle movements without impact, as is the case with jogging, for example. This prevents excessive strain on the joints.
The right accommodation for cross-country skiers
To relax and enjoy cross-country skiing in the Engadin / St. Moritz stress-free during your vacation, VIVA-Ferien has the perfect selection of vacation apartments and vacation homes for you. In the immediate vicinity of the most beautiful cross-country ski trails in the area with great views of the mountain ranges that line the horizon. In the evening, you can relax in front of the cozy fireplace and look forward to the next day.