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Graubünden Travel Guide

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  • Photo: Peter Guttman/Peterguttman.com
  • Photo: Peter Guttman/Peterguttman.com
  • Photo: Peter Guttman/Peterguttman.com
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Plan Your Graubünden Vacation

Although the names of its biggest resorts, such as St. Moritz and Davos, register almost automatic recognition, the region wrapped around them remains surprisingly unsung, untouched by the fur-clad celebs who make stages out of its sports centers, aloof to the glamour trends—quirky, resilient, and decidedly set apart.

Updated 1/20/2014

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Chic, chicer, chicest From Arosa to Zuoz, every mountain resort is a place to be seen by the ski elite. Sparkling St. Moritz, Davos, and Klosters are perfect for chilling out, but don't forget your Gucci sunglasses.
  2. Heidi's hideaway Shirley Temple immortalized the just-too-cute orphan, but find out just how much her 1937 film differed from Johanna Spyri's beloved book with a visit to Maienfeld's Heidi Village.
  3. Beautiful sgraffiti The Lower Inn Valley is home to some picture-perfect villages, famous for their folkloric dwellings graced with sgraffiti wall decorations. For the best close-ups, head to Guarda—so beautiful it is under federal protection.
  4. Keeping body and soul together Palatial spa hotels and a landscape that inspired great painters and philosophers is what Graubünden is about.

When To Go

When to Go to Graubünden

Graubünden has essentially two climatic regions. In the lower Rhine Valley (Chur, Heidi-land, etc.), there are normally four distinct and equal seaso...

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