Situated between imposing snow-capped peaks in the wide and flat glaciated valley of the Upper Engadine, is a stunningly scenic place to visit, especially in the winter. Strapping on a pair of skis and heading out into the backcountry is a great way to experience the empty and pristine mountain slopes of southwestern Switzerland.
Best time to visit:
January to April
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How to get there:
The best way to get to St Moritz is to fly into Zurich Airport (ZRH). From here, the resort town is easily accessed by hiring a car and making the 3 hour drive. Buses and trains are also available to get you to the city, but take a bit longer
What’s the weather like?
During the winter, St Mortiz is quite humid with average daily temperatures hovering around freezing. Temperatures decrease significantly as you gain altitude. The humid conditions mean there is always plenty of snow in the region as well during the winter