St Moritz is located in the broad,
long Engadine Valley (map) extending
from Bever and Samedan
to St Moritz, then through Champfèr,
Suvretta, Silvaplana and Sils to
Maloja Pass (1786 m/5955
ft); and from
Punt Muragl through Pontresina to Morteratsch
Pass (2286 m/7621 ft).
Every town in the valley has a special
beauty or attraction.
An unspoiled Swiss mountain
village on the shores
of Lake Silvaplana, near Lake
Champfèr, just 6 km/4 mi southwest
of St Moritz.
Noted as a ski center, it is also
the place to board the Muottas Muragl
funicular that takes you from the
valley floor to an altitude of 2414
m/8048 ft) for spectacular views.
Perhaps the most dramatic
views in the region
from a 2978-m/9770-ft alpine peak reachable
by road or cablecar.
Swiss National Park
A national treasure nature preserve open
from June through October.