Graubünden Tourism

Far away from everyday life

A Short Break to the Lesser Known Parts of Graubünden

Mountain village Tenna

There is a Graubünden beyond the well-known tourist places. There are idyllic mountain villages with names like Tschlin, Soglio or Splügen which characterise this varied Swiss holiday area with its three languages and its ancient valleys.

5 Reasons for holidaying in the lesser known area's of Graubünden

  • The variety of cultures

    Visitors to Graubünden are greeted with a cheery «Buongiorno», an «Allegra» or a «Grüazi». Get to know the three different cultures – for example at the Chalandamarz-tradition.

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  • The peace

    Cow-bells. Birdsong. Besides that? Lots of peace and quiet. You will find this in our tranquil valleys and traditional mountain villages.

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    B&B Nühus im Safiental
  • The Delicacies

    Maluns, Capuns, Pizzoccheri: tried these? Enjoy the specialities of our small and pretty region – still made today to the original recipes with local ingredients.

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  • The People

    Eavesdrop on the exciting village stories and get to know the locals and their crafts, like Peter Egli. Miner in summer, sledge builder in winter.

    The Prättigau Sled Builder
  • The Idyllic Mountain Villages

    Whichever picturesque region you choose, there are cosy, delightful mountain villages everywhere. For example Juf/Avers in the holiday region of Viamala.

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Explore more of our picturesque region

  • Bregaglia Engadin

    The unique Bündner southern valley inspired world-renowned artists like Segantini und Giacometti. The Italian influence can be seen in the language, the cuisine and the architecture.

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  • Engadin Scuol Zernez and Val Müstair

    The beautiful Engadine houses in the little mountain villages can be seen here in Schellenursli’s homeland. Real natural experiences await you in the region around the Swiss National Park.

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  • Prättigau

    The Prättigau valley community between Landquart and Klosters offers a wide range of near-natural experiences in summer and winter. The region is particularly suitable for families and people seeking peace.

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  • Vals

    The cosy village of Vals has kept its originality, a long way away from the hustle and bustle. You will find relaxation not only in the world-famous thermal spas but also in the beautiful mountain landscape.

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  • Surselva

    Bilingual region, ancient valleys, gentle hills, delightful mountain villages and modern holiday destinations in one region. Lots of nature and culture await young and old in Surselva.

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  • Bergün Filisur

    Tobogganing paradise of Switzerland and home to the UNESCO World Heritage section of the Rhaetian Railway: Bergün Filisur adds momentum to your winter holidays with the 6km long toboggan run.

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Unique accommodation options in Graubünden

  • Pontisella, Stampa

    The Pontisella in Val Bregaglia is located in an old patrician house with a large garden and offers four modern and stylishly furnished rooms.

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  • B&B Nühus, Safien

    The Nühus sits on the secluded sun terrace of the Bruschgaleschg above Safien Platz. The old traditional «Walser» house was completely renovated and gives the guests sweet dreams.

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  • Pensiun Laresch, Mathon

    Holiday close to nature in the Beverin nature park: The new Pensiun Laresch is in the small typischen Bündner mountain village of Mathon with a wonderful view over the mountain panorama of the Val Schon.

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  • Brücke 49, Vals

    A Bed & Breakfast that never fails to surprise its guests. It is located in a lavish historic villa, where comfort and cosiness blend with design, art and modern living style.

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  • Casa da Luzi, Surcasti

    The 400-year old building is the oldest in the small mountain village of Surcasti. The guests here enjoy fine specialities and real hospitality. The rooms are designed with lots of stone and wood.

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  • Hotel Capricorns, Wergenstein

    The Hotel Capricorns in Wergenstein was built in the 1930s and is an ideal point from which to explore the Beverin Nature Park.

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  • Hotel Meisser, Guarda

    The Hotel Meisser welcomes you to the beautiful village of Guarda. Whether you want to get on the trail of the famous Schellen-Ursli, go hiking or just relax – this is right for you.

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  • Hochwang Guest House, Furna

    In the delightful Hochwang guest house you will find a relaxed atmosphere and everything you need to just switch off and recharge the batteries.

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  • Madrisajoch, St. Antönien

    The Hotel Madrisajoch in the heart of St. Antönien is the ideal starting point for ski and hiking tours in the surrounding area. Our tip: Relax after a tour in the wellness grotto.

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The 10 most beautiful mountain villages

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Guarda, Engadin

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