Village tour and guided tours
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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: Early June to mid-October, every Wednesday at 15.30
  • Winter Season: In mid-December to early April, every Wednesday 14:15 to 15:30.
    Then church tour St. Maria.
  • Duration: Approx. 1.5 hrs
  • Guides: local guides
  • Meeting point: in front of the Pontresina Tourist Information (Convention- and Culture Centre)
  • 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.-
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.

  • Summer season: June to mid-October, every Wednesday at 17:00. In July and August also on Fridays at 17:00.
  • Winter season: Mid-December to mid-April, every Wednesday at 15:30
  • 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
Bird-feeding in the Tais forest

Bird-feeding in the Tais forest

Learn from an expert what type of bird is eating from your hand, and get answers to your questions on our local birds. Visit the feeding-site. A great experience for children and adults alike.

  • Date: Every Thursday from 29 December 2016 to 9 March 2017, except 12 and 26 January 2017
  • Time: 11.00 to 12.00
  • Fee: Free of charge (chair lift not included)
  • Insurance: participants’ responsibility
  • Registration: No registration required
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 the end of April until early June 2017
  • Guide: Christine Salis, BWL certified hiking guide Pontresina
  • Necessary equipment: hiking boots, rain protection
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Meeting point: 5.30 pm at Languard Valley Station
  • Fee: free of charge
  • Insurance: participants’ responsibility
  • Registration: until 5 pm the previous day by phone +41 81 838 83 00