With the arrival of summer, the snow gives way to wide expanses of green, ready to welcome you and allow you to engage in a large number of outdoor and nature-based activities to rediscover a unique well-being. At this time of year, the Bernina massif becomes an ideal destination for cyclists and motorcyclists. The roads are populated with professional sportsmen and athletes and visitors who rediscover the surrounding trails, captivated by the wonder of the mountain in summer.
Exercise in serenity with breathtaking scenery around you, indulge in a day of relaxation with new and exciting activities. You can enjoy this and much more by staying at the Hotel Bernina Hospiz.
For motoring and road cycling enthusiasts, this mountain resort is a key reference point: rallies of cycles, motorcycles or cars that have as their main spot the hotel, which has two large outdoor parking lots and three more indoor ones.
Come discover the Bernina Gran Turismo, a historic vintage car race that has relied on the services of the Hotel Bernina Hospiz and the professionalism of its staff for event organization and management since 2014.
The Bernina massif is an ideal location for lovers of trekking and mountain trails, which show themselves in all their glory in summer. There are many trails of varying difficulty that can be reached and hiked starting from the Hotel Bernina Hospiz. Also available to hotel guests is the opportunity to explore the surrounding area by following one of our guides.
If, on the other hand, you are a fan of climbing and via ferratas, you can find incredible spots in the surrounding area with walls and routes with breathtaking views of varying difficulty. For every level of experience, from beginner to expert, you will have the opportunity to be accompanied by Uaigm mountain guides for an incredible all-around experience.
Those who love to ride cannot fail to explore the trails at and around the Bernina Pass. The path leading to the Forcola di Livigno, the tour around Lago Bianco and the descent to Pontresina are the most beloved ones. At the Hotel Bernina Hospiz we offer the opportunity to experience these adventures in safety and serenity aboard our e-bikes, with prior reservation.
High-mountain lovers are in the perfect place to try their hand at climbing prestigious peaks in the Bernina Massif or exploring nearby glaciers. Our mountain guides will recommend routes best suited to your level and accompany you on these exciting experiences.
The Obscura Room offers an incredibly evocative experience for all guests of the Hotel Bernina Hospiz and visitors to the Bernina Pass. It consists of a windowless room that is only accessed by light through a hole, thus giving the observer an upside-down image of the surrounding outdoor landscape. The Camera Obscura can only be visited in half-hour guided tours and is open only in good light conditions (closed in bad weather).
Cavaglia's glacier gardens are a natural wonder consisting of rocks shaped over the years by the course of glaciers and streams. They are now a source of interest and wonder for children and adults alike. They can be easily reached on foot from the "Cavaglia" train station of the Bernina Express.
Experience, together with your loved ones, an experience on a horse-drawn carriage exploring the picturesque Roseg Valley. Relax, get comfortable and enjoy the view of the surrounding mountains.
The Alpine Museum in Pontresina offers families and fans of mountain flora and fauna a varied and rich exhibit with information regarding the geology of the Grisons mountains, alpine culture, mountaineering, and tourism. A nature section also features collections of minerals and local birds.
The Bernina Red Train is an incredible feat of engineering that connects Italy's Tirano to magical St Moritz, Switzerland. It is set in an extremely fascinating natural setting. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and crosses the highest point reached by a train in Europe, namely the elevation of 2253 mt. Eine Reise an Bord des Bernina Express ist das ideale Erlebnis für alle, die Ruhe und Natur genießen und gleichzeitig neue Orte entdecken möchten.
The glaciological trail at the foot of Morteratsch is not an ordinary trail, but an educational trail suitable for families and rock and nature enthusiasts. It can be walked starting from Pontresina station, following the signs to Chamanna Boval. The special features of this trail are the constant presence of majestic nature and historical, geological and naturalistic information on the factors that have been contributing to glacier melting for decades. If you love nature and the environment, don't miss this stop.
For nature lovers who prefer light exercise, we suggest a hike to the picturesque Lake Staz. A path through the forest will take you from Pontresina train station to this enchanting alpine lake in less than an hour. Enjoy a romantic or family outing in touch with nature.