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Winternews in Pontresina


The Pontresin village gorge is a well-known mecca for ice climbers in winter. Now this enchanting natural monument is also accessible on guided tours, secured and without getting wet. Fancy an adventure? Balance, climb and glide through the gorge idyll, past ice-covered rock faces and frozen waterfalls.

Cross-country skiing

Every Wednesday at 10.00 a.m. and alternating between classic and skating disciplines, beginners can get an idea of what cross-country skiing is all about. You will get a short insight into the world of cross-country skiing, directly on the skis. Cost CHF 10.- | Registration

Snow Sculpture Languard

At the Languard sledding meadow, a snow sculpture now marks the starting gate to leisurely sledding fun. The ephemeral snow monument can also be admired during a winter walk along the ibex promenade.

Ice skating at Lake Staz

Celerina, St. Moritz and Pontresina are offering a joint winter special just in time for Christmas. On the frozen Lej da Staz, a temporary skating rink awaits excursion guests as a supplementary ice skating offer. No skates of your own? Rental skates are available in Pontresina at Gruber Sport. www.gruber-sport.ch

Ski tour introductory course

Would you like to make your own tracks in powder snow away from the hustle and bustle of the slopes? The mountaineering school in Pontresina brings the fascination of ski touring closer under expert guidance. During a taster course you can gain your first ski touring experience. Registration 

Ibex watching

At the Crast'Ota sun terrace, visitors can get a closer look at the winter habitat of our ibexes. Above the ibex promenade, a telescope and the outdoor ibex book are available. Starting in February, a new guided winter ibex tour will take place every Tuesday. Registration

Snowkiting Bernina Pass 

Snowkiting on the Bernina Pass has recently become more than just an insider tip in the Engadine. The areas near Lago Bianco and Lej Nair are versatile and windy. With Bigdayz and Kitefun, two kite schools offer courses for every level. 
Bigdayz  |  Kitefun


Pontresina is located in the heart of the Engadin Ski Marathon route and is a true cross-country skiing El Dorado with its wild and romantic side valleys. Gian Flurin, our local cross-country ski concierge, can now be found on the local trails. He is happy to assist guests with tips and tricks. Allegra in Pontresina!

Butietta Pontresina

The cozy "Butietta" is an alpine homage to local craftsmanship and is located on the popular Pontresina promenade. All products are available in the online store and can be ordered conveniently from home. Home and hotel deliveries throughout Pontresina are free of charge. butietta.business.site

Giodi Vegetarian and Co.

If you want to be trendy, you have to change. That is why the former Pitschna Scena is becoming "Giodi Vegetarian and Co. The Giodi - which means pleasure and enjoyment - will serve mainly vegetarian and vegan dishes in the future. saratz.ch

New Rada

Specializing in high quality repairs and resoles of all types of shoes. In addition, orthopedic insole made to measure and shoe customization. 


Invented, distilled, distilled and bottled by Carina and Reto Lipp, who tinkered with the perfect mix for over a year. Just like the guests, the raw materials for the Mountain Ash London Dry Gin come from all over the world. saratz.ch

Pine Disinfectant

Hands are cleaned in Pontresina with Pine disinfectant and vegan Pine soap.