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Diversity. Differentadad. Diversità. Terms that fit the land of 150 valleys and 615 lakes perfectly. And the three languages German, Romansh and Italian. It´s the people of Graubünden who influence the largest holiday region of Switzerland. Embark on a journey of discovery and learn more about interesting personalities, culinary specialties or (still) unknown mountain villages.

A selection of our most beautiful stories

  • The most beautiful bathing lakes in Graubünden

    There are 615 bathing lakes in Graubünden. Some were filled by glaciers and are ice-cold even throughout the summer. The sun warms up many mountain lakes in Switzerland nicely in the summer.

    Discover bathing lakes
  • Viaducts - bold structures of the Rhaetian Railway

    It had to have been especially ingenious engineers who helped the Rhaetian railway conquer each canyon and mountain stream. True masterpieces, such as the Landwasser viaduct, were created this way.

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  • The Tessanda – Where beauty is made

    The Tessanda (from the Romansh “tesser” = weaving) in Val Müstair is one of the last large handlooms in Switzerland. Currently, two trainees are being introduced to the secrets of the weaving tradition.

    Discover the handloom Tessanda
  • Stalla Costa family business - of haulers and horse-drawn carriages

    Carolin and Diego Costa Engelhorn took over the horse stables Stalla Costa in Pontresina near St. Moritz from their uncle in 2013. A long awaited dream was fulfilled for the both of them.

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  • Chur- the oldest city in Switzerland

    Chur, the oldest city in Switzerland stands out with its picturesque, car-free old city, regular markets and a plethora of shopping opportunities.

    Discover Chur

Spectacular views in Graubünden

There’s many an impressive view in Graubünden! To help you choose, we have put together a selection of 10 spectacular views for you, enjoy!

Discover spectacular views in Graubünden

Feasts: Culinary stories

  • The cheese maker with poetry in his blood

    For 20 summers, Martin Bienerth worked on different Swiss Alps. He settled down in Andeer: In 2001 he and his wife Maria Meyer took over the «Stizun da Latg».

    Get to know Martin Bienerth
  • 100% Valposchiavo: Regional products from the «Organic valley»

    Organically certified companies farm more than 90% of the land in Valposchiavo – a southern valley of Graubünden. With such a high percentage being organic, the valley is nearly the only one in the world.

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  • Pizzoccheri – Fine foods from traditional kitchens

    Buckwheat flour, a posy of chard, sage leaves and a bundle of mountain cheese – not much more is needed for the specialty Pizzoccheri from the Valposchiavo. All we have to do is wish you «bon appetit».

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  • Grisons air-dried beef from Parpan near Lenzerheide

    In Parpan, the name Brügger stands for extraordinary Grisons air-dried beef. For four generations and over 100 years, the family has been running a professional meat-curing factory near Lenzerheide.

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