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Via Bregaglia

Hiking trail · Graubuenden
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500 1000 1500 2000 m km 5 10 15 20 25 30 34,3 km Länge

The hike begins in Maloja and ends in Chiavenna (or vice versa). The hike starts at 1,800 altitude meters and heads down to 300m: during the hike you can slowly observe how the landscape changes from alpine to almost Mediterranean at the end.

moderate
34.3 km
11:00 h
581 m
2074 m
In the past, smugglers crossed the border on these high ridgeways. Today, the route across the border is much more comfortable, but you still can‘t forget your passport (or valid identity card). One can choose from two different routes, which not only familiarize you with the natural beauty of the area, but also with its art and history. Depending on the length of the chosen route, you can walk the trail in three or four stages.

Discover the stages:

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Bregaglia Engadin Turismo
Updated: May 09, 2018

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1858 m
323 m
Best time of year
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Tips, hints and links

The package "Via Bregaglia" includes:

Bed and breakfast, luggage transport, packed lunch, entrance to one of the valley museums, a hiking map and of course, a warm welcome. The package can be modified on request: You can freely book the length of the stay as well as the starting location and destination: 

http://www.bregaglia.ch/it/vivere-la-bregaglia/le-nostre-perle/via-bregaglia-via-sett 

Start

Maloja (1816 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.401890, 9.695600
UTM
32T 553470 5138936

Destination

Chiavenna (IT)

Turn-by-turn directions

The historical trail that leads through forests and meadows, past numerous historical and natural monuments. The Belvedere Tower and Glacier Mills in Maloja, the ruins of San Gaudenzio in Casaccia, the Praetorium in Vicosoprano, the Ciasa Granda Museum, the Castelmur Palazzo in Stampa/Coltura, the chestnut educational trail in Castasegna all the way to the Palazzo Vertemate in Piuro and finally Chiavenna.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
34.3 km
Duration
11:00 h
Ascent
581 m
Descent
2074 m
Multi-stage tour Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Cultural/historical value Botanical highlights Faunistic highlights

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