Fascinating Mountain Worlds.

The 10 Most Beautiful Natural Sites

 Greina Hochebene
From the glacier tongue of Morteratsch to the Swiss National Park and the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tectonic Arena Sardona: We show you the 10 most beautiful natural sites in Graubünden. Experience places shaped over thousands of years by the power of nature.
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48 Stunden im Nationalpark

1. Swiss National Park

For more than 100 years it has preserved a diverse flora and fauna in unspoilt nature: With 21 hiking routes, the Swiss National Park provides exciting insights into Alpine habitats.

For more than 100 years it has preserved a diverse flora and fauna in unspoilt nature: With 21 hiking routes and adventure trails, the Swiss National Park provides exciting insights into Alpine habitats. Don’t forget your binoculars.

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Rheinschlucht (Foto: © Schweiz Tourismus, Ivo Scholz; Quelle: swiss-image.ch)

2. Rhine Gorge

The history of the Rhine Gorge began 10,000 years ago with the Flims landslide. Since time immemorial, people have been fascinated by the up to 350-metre high walls and the 14 km long white water.

The history of the Rhine Gorge began 10,000 years ago with the Flims landslide. Since time immemorial, people have been fascinated by the up to 350-metre high canyon walls and the 14 km long white water, nowadays mainly hikers and sports lovers.

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Die Rhätische Bahn in der Montebello-Kurve bei Pontresina (Foto: © Schweiz Tourismus / Jan Geerk; Quelle: swiss-image.ch)

3. Morteratsch Glacier

The largest glacier in the Bernina Group provides unique insights into the beauty and power of nature. Learn more about the glacier on the Morteratsch Glacier Trail.

The largest glacier in the Bernina Group provides unique insights into the beauty and power of nature. Learn more about ice streams, glacier tongues and the secrets of the icy world on the Morteratsch nature trail.

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 Greina Hochebene

4. Greina Plateau

The Greina plateau connects Val Lumnezia, Val Sumvitg and Blenio Valley. Hikers seeking peace and quiet are guided at 2200 metres above sea level on a variety of routes through a natural monument.

The Greina plateau connects Val Lumnezia, Val Sumvitg and Blenio Valley. Hikers seeking peace and quiet are guided at 2200 metres above sea level on a variety of routes through a natural monument in Switzerland known for its panoramic views and alpine biotope.

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Viamala Gorge

5. Viamala Gorge

Legendary, ready for film, impressive: 359 steps lead you down to the Viamala Gorge. Discover 300-metre high field walls and hike to the unique Traversin Bridge.

Legendary, ready for film, impressive: 359 steps lead you down to the Viamala Gorge. Discover 300-metre high field walls and hike on the Veia Traversina to the unique bridge constructions of the Traversin Bridge.

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Gletschergarten Cavaglia (Foto: © Valposchiavo Tourismo)

6. Cavaglia Glacier Garden

The “pots of the giants" impressively show the result of a process of rock being worked by water over thousands of years. The glacial mills delight children and adults alike.

The "pots of the giants" impressively show the result of a process of rock being worked by water over thousands of years. The glacial mills at the foot of the Bernina massif, which are up to 15-metres deep, delight children and adults alike.

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Wanderer am Tomasee, der Rheinquelle (Foto: © Sedrun Disentis Tourismus, Mattias Nutt)

7. Rhine Spring

Visitors discover Lake Tomasee, source of the Rhine, at the foot of the Piz Badus. Legend has it that hikers once met the Pazla male, the protective spirit of the lake and its surroundings. 

Visitors discover Lake Tomasee, source of the Rhine, at the foot of the Piz Badus. Legend has it that hikers once met the Pazla male, the protective spirit of the lake and its surroundings. From the Oberalp Pass the Tomasee can be reached on foot in 1.5 hours.

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Alp Flix (Foto: © Schweiz Tourismus, Roland Gerth; Quelle: swiss-image.ch)

8. Alp Flix

Riding, hiking, biking: The biodiversity of alpine nature can be experienced in many ways on Alp Flix.

Riding, hiking, biking: The biodiversity of alpine nature can be experienced in many ways on Alp Flix. On the high plateau, the mountain house Piz Platta and the yurt hotel of Cotti Agricultura offer the possibility to stay overnight.

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tektonikarena sardona flims laax falera

9. UNESCO World Heritage Sardona Tectonic Arena

UNESCO World Heritage Site and witness to the formation of the Alps: The Tectonic Arena Sardona offers unique insights. Use the guided tour to learn more about the history of the alpine world.

UNESCO World Heritage Site and witness to the formation of the Alps: The Tectonic Arena Sardona offers unique insights. Use the guided tour to learn more about the history of the alpine world on the way to Martinsloch or the Firstboden.

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10. Lakes of the Upper Engadine

Sailing on Lake St. Moritz, kite surfing on Lake Silvaplaner, fishing in Lake Champfèr or a boat trip on Lake Sils: The Upper Engadine lakes offer numerous opportunities.

Sailing on Lake St. Moritz, kite surfing on Lake Silvaplaner, fishing in Lake Champfèr or a boat trip on Lake Sils: The Upper Engadine lakes offer numerous opportunities for sport and relaxation during the holidays.

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