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The hiking network around Silvaplana is truly unique. Hiking tours can be combined, extended or shortened as you wish. You decide how high you want to go. In our Silvaplana Explorer Map you will find circular hikes to the most beautiful viewpoints in Silvaplana.

The hiking trails network of the Engadin encompasses approximately 500 kilometers of marked trails leading you along lakes, following the famous “Via Engiadina” or heading off into one of the side valleys. A wealth of flora and fauna and the diversity of springtime in the mountains make Silvaplana and the local mountain Corvatsch a popular hiking destination. There is something for everyone: the more ambitious can take the challenging routes up to the Piz Surlej or Piz Julier, whereas families follow the “Marmottins” trail leading to the most beautiful viewpoints around Silvaplana. For more hiking suggestions - keep reading here…    

Silvaplana Explorer

The hiking map "Silvaplana Explorer" is ideal for families and takes you on great hiking tours to the most beautiful viewpoints in Silvaplana: Fratta, Ova dal Sagl, Murtèl, Crap Alv, Crest'Alta and Tschüchas. You can download the Silvaplana Explorer Map here or get it from the guest information in the i-Lounge 3303 on Via dal Farrer 2.

The marmot Niculin

At each vantage point you can scan a QR code on the viewing board. This gives you access to Niculin's story. The marmot from the former marmot colony of Silvaplana tells you how he woke up alone after hibernation and wants to find his colony again.  

Hikes for families

The hike from the Murtèl middle station on Corvatsch to the Furtschellas middle station is an easy, beautiful hike. All along the way you can enjoy a great view of the Upper Engadine lake landscape.

Lake hikes

The Upper Engadine is known for his many mountain lakes. That is why we recommend the following hikes:

 Here you can find all of the hiking trails in the Engadine.

Panorama trails

The panorama trail above Lake Silvaplana is one of the most beautiful in the entire Upper Engadine. Here you can find the detailed hiking route and map with all the important data. 

Alpine hikes

If you would like to explore the 3,000-metre peaks around Silvaplana, we suggest the following alpine tours: 

Information on the tours is available from the mountaineering school on +41 81 842 82 82 or info@bergsteiger-pontresina.ch.

Corvatsch mountain railway

With the hiking ticket and Engadin hiking pass you can get from the valley to the mountain and back during the summer months. You can find the summer timetable here. 

Our tip: A walk from Murtèl to Fuorcla Surlej: guaranteed to be one of the most beautiful places in the Engadine. If you like, extend the hiking route to Val Roseg and Pontresina.

Experience Silvaplana

Silvaplana is located in the heart of the Upper Engadine lake landscape, surrounded by impressive three-thousand-meter peaks such as the local mountain Corvatsch with the highest panorama restaurant at 3303 m above sea level.

Family trips

In Silvaplana and the surrounding area you will find many children's playgrounds and barbecue areas for a cosy family trip. The pirate ship at the PappaLoù restaurant and café is a real highlight for young visitors: there they can discover the adventures of Captain Lou and his crew. There is also a painting and craft corner and a great children's programme.