St. Moritz is one of the world’s most famous holiday resorts. Chic, elegant and exclusive with a cosmopolitan ambiance, it is located at 1,856 metres above sea level in the middle of the Upper Engadine lake landscape.
Three different cultural regions converge in St. Moritz thanks to the Romansch language, its proximity to Italy and the fact that the majority of the local population are German-speaking. The resort owes its original fame to its therapeutic springs, world-renowned for over 3,000 years now. As well as its superb location above and on the lakeshore, St. Moritz offers an attractive mixture of nature, culture, sport, activity and tranquillity.
St. Moritz was the birthplace of winter tourism (1864), the venue for two Winter Olympic Games (1928 and 1948) as well as for numerous skiing and Bobsleigh World Championships. Also the summer season attracts international visitors from all over the world. St. Moritz offers an all-year-round guarantee of exceptional leisure and sporting attractions, cultural highlights, chic shopping and world-class events. It also boasts numerous top-class hotels and excellent restaurants.
The St. Moritz sun shines more intensely, the snow is more guaranteed than anywhere else. These elements, combined with the Upper Engadine lake landscape and valley culture create an array of attractions that is unique in terms of both quality and diversity. In winter: downhill and Nordic skiing, the Cresta Run, bobsleigh run, horse racing on the frozen lake, polo, cricket, golf and curling tournaments, Olympic ski-jump ramp, gourmet and music festivals. In summer: mountain biking, inline skating, hiking, windsurfing, ice skating, golf, tennis, sailing, opera, art and culture and the Swiss National Park – all within a radius of a few minutes.