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Heart region: Samedan-Celerina-Samedan

Winter hiking · Engadin St. Moritz
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A hike between historic village centres, sun-drenched southern slopes and the Upper Engadin waterways in the heart region between Samedan and Celerina.
moderate
6.6 km
1:50 h
149 m
148 m
Symbolically, the circular hike through the upper part of the heart region starts at the 0 kilometre marker near the Protestant village church of Samedan. It leads along the church of San Peter to the valley station of the Survih ski lift via the Cristolais Nature Lovers' Hut with a never-ending view of Muottas Muragl and the Bernina massif to Celerina. The hike leads straight through Celerina towards the church of San Gian. Shortly before the church, the path turns left and the last few kilometres on flat terrain to the ox bridge, along the Flaz and Inn rivers are taken under the soles before the hiking circle closes again in the centre of Samedan. If you want to give your tired legs a rest, visit the Mineralbad & Spa Samedan at the end of the tour.

 

More information
Engadin St. Moritz Tourismus AG
Via Maistra 1
CH-7500 St. Moritz
Phone: +41 830 00 01
E-mail: allegra@engadin.ch 
Internet: www.engadin.ch 

winter hiking trail report: www.engadin.ch/en/slopes-tracks/winter-hiking-trails/ 

Author’s recommendation

As there are hardly any trees along the route in good weather to block the sunlight on the way, sunscreen is part of the basic equipment!
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Updated: November 30, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,856 m
Lowest point
1,709 m
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Safety information

The trail may be closed or icy due to weather conditions. Please note the status messages winter hiking trails!

Start

Samedan, village centre (1,723 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.534071, 9.870505
DMS
46°32'02.7"N 9°52'13.8"E
UTM
32T 566753 5153757
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Destination

Samedan, village centre

Turn-by-turn directions

Samedan village centre – Skilift Survih – Naturfreundehütte Cristolais – Celerina – San Gian – Ochsenbrücke – Sper l’En – Samedan village centre

Note

Wildlife refuge Muntatsch, Clavadatsch: December 20 - April 30
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Public transport

Public transport friendly

Parking

Indoor car park in Samedan

Coordinates

DD
46.534071, 9.870505
DMS
46°32'02.7"N 9°52'13.8"E
UTM
32T 566753 5153757
w3w 
///floating.questions.heartened
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.6 km
Duration
1:50h
Ascent
149 m
Descent
148 m
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