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Samedan (CH)

About Samedan (CH)

Samedan owes it’s importance to the location in the heart of Engadin: the city acts as a hub for the Rhaetian Railway and is also home to a small international airport. It is also a prized launch site for gliders. The Badrutt family, who wrote the hotel history in St. Moritz, came into existence here; Among many historical features is the beautiful 16th-century Chesa Planta, as well as new additions such as the mineral baths.

The picturesque town with it’s stately, traditional Engadine houses may seem idyllic, but the charm is authentic: local people (and two museums) ensure that the traditional Engadin culture lives here. From Samedan, visitors can quickly reach all parts of Engadin, including the top of the local mountain, Muottas Muragl, from where the sublime views are a highlight of the region.

Hotspots in Samedan (CH)