Travel Blogs from Chur
... Urs was to meet us. We were a bit early so relaxed a bit until they arrived just in time for the loud claps of thunder of an approaching storm. We headed off as fast as possible down to Preda just in time to avoid being rained on.
Urs treated us to an ice cream before leaving us to head home. From Preda we caught a train, also full of Japanese tourists and a scout group, back to St. Moritz from where we boarded a bus back to ...
Waking up stiff, we decided that we should take the day off. So we spent the morning doing some office work before walking into town to do a bit of grocery shopping.
Our plan was to introduce the Swiss to some rugby and so we set off for Stef's house armed with my computer and mini projector.
No rest for the wicked apparently, so on with the hiking boots and hit the road.
We caught a bus down to La Punt before heading up and up and up some more into the mountains until we got to a mountain hut called Escha Hut. The weather was really hot and I think we were both on our limits of endurance.
We climbed around 900 meters in altitude and covered some 18 odd kilometers in ...
After a good breakfast we set off back into the mountains of the Engadin Valley. The trip as always was very scenic and we arrived to a packed campsite since the European School holidays are now in full swing.
After driving around the whole campsite we eventually managed to squeeze into what must have been the last available ...
... on an easy, fast ride towards Bormio, taking a bypass route west to Livigno, over the Passo d’ Fosgagno and Passo d’ Elira on the way. After a quick visit the duty-free shops of Livigno, they crossed the Livigno Pass with its spectacular views of high glacier, arriving at the border crossing just below Bernina pass, which they crossed for the second time that day. They returned to the garage just as the first raindrops of an afternoon shower began.
Other places to stay in Chur
Reichsgasse 11, Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $207
Emserstrasse 4, Chur | 2 star hotelfrom $164
Ottostrasse 8, Chur | 4 star hotelfrom $220
Richtstrasse 19, Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Reichsgasse 18, Chur | 2 star hotelfrom $138
Welschdorfli 2, Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $185
Reichsgasse 44 , Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $166
Poststrasse 11, Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $170
Masanserstrasse 44, Chur | Hotelfrom $77