Muottas Muragl-Alp Languard: the facts

  • Hiking time: 2h00
  • Difficulty: moderate
  • Elevation: 2233 – 2453 m
  • Distance: 6.3 km
  • Terrain: forests, meadows and rocky areas
  • Region: Upper Engadine (GraubĂĽnden)

About this trail

This hike in the high mountains above Pontresina offers magnificent views of the Bernina valley, the Roseg valley, St. Moritz and the lakes behind it.

Directions

How to reach Muottas Muragl

The funicular to Muottas Muragl departs from Punt Muragl. There is a parking lot in Punt Muragl, and there are train and bus services from Samedan and Pontresina.

If you’re traveling from St. Moritz, you can get to Punt Muragl Staz by train. This station is located about 300 m (1000 ft) from Punt Muragl. There is a bus service from St. Moritz to Punt Muragl as well.

How to travel back from Alp Languard

The lift from Alp Languard takes you down to the town center of Pontresina. It’s a 15-minute walk to the train station. There are train services to Punt Muragl/Samedan, Punt Muragl Staz/St. Moritz and the Bernina Pass. There are bus services to St. Moritz and Samedan as well.

Hiking directions

Follow the signs to Alp Languard. You will first walk through the high Muragl Valley. You need to cross a small bridge in order to continue on the other side of the valley in the opposite direction.

A rock path leads you to a sandy path. This is where you encounter the first trees of the route. Eventually, you reach the mountain station of the lift at Alp Languard.

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Annika
Page author: AnnikaSince early childhood I've been visiting Switzerland during my holidays and I just fell in love with the country. I spent many summers in the Bernese Oberland, which still feels like my second home, and then started to explore other areas. Traveling, hiking and photographing in the Swiss Alps are my absolute favorite activities.