The typical Engadine village of Pontresina is located in a sunny and sheltered position in a tributary valley of the Upper Engadine and combines tradition and modernity in an irresistible way. A slower pace of life in the fresh mountain air, the enjoyment of the unique natural environment and a diverse range of holiday attractions guarantee a stay rich in experiences, as well as a real sense of well-being.
The highest peaks of the Eastern Alps, imposing glaciers and an exquisite climate are characteristic of this mountain resort area. Anyone with an appreciation for excellent cuisine, outstanding events and cultural highlights will cherish Pontresina. Guests benefit from a wide array of sports facilities and numerous possibilities for entertainment.
The various tributary valleys are very popular destinations for excursions.
Summer guests will find the unique natural environment of the Engadine particularly pleasant; especially when hiking in the Morteratsch area, enjoying a ride in a horse-drawncarriage to the Roseg Valley or cycling along the innumerable paths. The countless peaks, glaciers, and high mountain paths of the Bernina Massif are much sought after by experienced mountaineers and those who feel the need to conquer the peaks. The wide range of mountain sports is complemented by various climbing parks and the Piz Trovat and La Resgia vie ferrate.
Numerous mountain chalets, viewing platforms, the public Bellavita Pool and Spa, as well as the hotels’ own Spa ° Montana, offer plenty of opportunities for rest and relaxation. Those interested in learning more about the area can attain valuable facts about glaciers, the climate, and the local ibex along the different themed nature trails, or go hiking in the nearby National Park.
Thanks to excellent transportation links, Pontresina is easily accessible by car, bus or train via St. Moritz, from the Lower Engadine, or from Puschlav and Bergell in the south. Pontresina offers railway enthusiasts a direct connection to the Bernina Express and the UNESCO World Heritage Line ‘Rhaetian Railway in the Albula/Bernina Landscape’ – one of the most spectacular and scenically imposing railway lines in the world.
Engadin Airport – the highest airport in Europe – is only a few minutes’ drive from Pontresina, which is ideal for conference and seminar customers holding their business meetings at Pontresina’s Convention and Event Centre Rondo. This centre is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and meets all the demands of the cultural and business worlds.