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Village tour Pontresina

Village tour Pontresina

During the village tour, you will learn fascinating facts about the solid Engadine houses and their sgraffiti, about culture, language, and the precious frescoes in the mountain church St. Maria.

  • Summer Season: from 12. June to 9. October, every Wednesday at 15.30
  • Winter Season: every Wednesday, December to January 14:15 to 15:30 and February to April 15:15 to 16.30. 
  • Meeting point: in front of the Pontresina Tourist Information (Convention- and Culture Centre)
  • Duration: Approx. 1.5 hrs
  • Equipment: comfortable shoes
  • Guides: local guides
  • Fee: free for individual guests. Group rates upon request. The village tour can be booked as a private tour (for max. 25 persons) for CHF 120.-
  • Language: German

Tip: take the tour of Sta. Maria Church after the village tour and learn about the frescoes.

Church tour St. Maria

Church tour St. Maria

The Church of St. Maria is one of the most precious sacred buildings of Grisons. The burial church was built in the 11th century and features exposed paintings and frescoes from the 13th and 15th century. During the season free tours are available. The church can be visited without a guide, however, photography is not permitted.

  • Guided tours in summer: from 12. June to 9. October 2019, every Wednesday at 17:00. In July and August also on Fridays at 17:00.
  • Guided tours in winter: every Wednesday, December to January at 15.30 and February to April 16:30
  • Guide: local church guides
  • Meeting point: in front of the church
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Fee: Free of charge. Private tours are available for CHF 70.-
  • Registration: until 17:00 the day before, by telephone at +41 81 838 83 00
  • General opening times:
    From 10.06. to 21.06.2019, Mo., We. and Fr. 3.30pm - 5.30pm
    From 24.06. to 11.10.2019, Monday - Friday 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Language: German
Ibex in Pontresina

Ibex in Pontresina

Dozens of ibex only a stone throw away from you, grazing on the pastures right at the edge of the village. Something you can only experience in Pontresina. Discover the ibex with a local guide.

  • Ibex viewing: every Tuesday and Friday from 23th April until early June 2019
  • Guide: Christine Salis, BWL certified hiking guide Pontresina
  • Necessary equipment: hiking boots, rain protection
  • Duration: 2-3 h
  • Meeting point: 4 pm at congress centre Pontresina
  • Fee: free of charge, groups on request
  • Insurance: participants’ responsibility
  • Registration: until 5 pm the previous day by phone +41 81 838 83 00
  • Language: German