The Upper Engadine with its unique high alpine lakes offers a wonderful environment for a variety of activities in summer and winter as well as space for recreation in a natural setting.
All touristic sites and infrastructure are just minutes away from its capital Samedan in the Upper Engadine.
This makes Samedan the ideal starting point for all sports activities, excursions and cultural events. The municipality of Samedan has also an airfield and the highest golfcourse in Europe. Our guests appreciate the central location of Samedan as well as its hospitality and the comfort of the accommodations.
Samedan is located in the Upper Engadine just in the triangle between Zürich, Milan and Munich. Your holiday destination is easily accessible by Rhaetian Railway, on the excellent road network or by air.
Arrival by road
You may reach Samedan easily, safely and on very tarred roads from anywhere in Switzerland, Italy, Germany and Austria
Zürich - Samedan 200 km / 124 Miles ± 3 hrs
Milano - Samedan 175 Km / 109 Miles ± 3 hrs
München - Samedan 300 Km / 186 Miles ± 4 hrs
Basel - Samedan 250 Km / 155 Miles ± 4 hrs
Arrival by railway
Until Chur you’ll travel with the SBB (Swiss Federal Railways). As from Chur you’ll be carried through twisting tunnels and over dizzying viaducts with the most modern express trains of the RhB (Rhaetian Railway). Take advantage for an even more comfortable journey by train with the Fly-luggage service. The journey from Zürich to Samedan is about 400 km / 248 Miles long and will take you around four hours.
RHB Bahnhof Pontresina
Tel. +41 (0)81 842 63 37
Arrival by airplaine
The Upper Engadine regional Airport in Samedan, is located 5 km / 3 Miles away from St. Moritz at 1’707m / 5’600ft above sea level and thus the highest airport in Europe. There are good flight connections to the international airports of Zürich, Geneva and Basel.
Samedan/St. Moritz Airport can be reached all year-round with aircraft of different categories, even moderately heavy jets.
More about Samedan airport
Swiss International Air Line