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Around Arosa

"Small but gold" or "a jewel in Graubünden", the Schanfigg is described. This wild mountain valley has kept its original character and cultural features to this day. The Schanfigg is the one-of-a-kind holiday and recreation area between the state capital Chur and the world famous holiday resort Arosa.

Wanderings through the Schanfigg

The wild mountain valley between Arosa and Chur has preserved his original character and cultural features to this day. With the Arosa Card you can experience a free train ride on one of the most beautiful railway routes in Europe! The Chur-Arosa railway, opened in 1914, winds over imposing bridges, along spectacular steep walls, through the wild landscape of the Schanfigg. Getting off is worthwhile!


The small village of Tschiertschen is an ideal starting point for easy hikes and in winter welcomes ski and snowboard enthusiasts who prefer a small ski resort.


The lovely mountain village, surrounded by long meadows, sumptuous groves and inviting mountain peaks, has a good climate and offers the ones looking for relaxation aswell as the sports enthusiast an exciting holiday stay.

A small spa town with a lot of sun, brown-burned Walser houses and healthy mountain air awaits you.


Peist lies halfway between Chur and Arosa in the heart of the Schanfigg. The cultural and active offer of Peist can be discovered on the own transport association website.


Away from stress and hustle and bustle, the St.Peter-Pagig transport association with the Hochwang area offers the ideal addition to the offer in Arosa. Let yourself be surprised by the variety of the lovely hiking area Hochwang.


The mountain villages of Tschiertschen-Praden, Maladers, Castiel, St. Peter-Pagig, Molinis, Peist and Langwies offer quiet accommodation in hotels, pensions, holiday apartments and group camps. The Schanfigger gastronomy in the restaurants and mountain inns emphasizes Bündner specialties with regional products.


The Bündner Jungfrau of the Year 2014, offers delicious beef jerky from
Bündner mountain cows. In an elaborate procedure and according to an old family recipe, Bündner beef jerky is refined. In addition to the specialties of around 50 micro-producers, the AlpenHirt also offers exciting Alpine culinary excursions.