5 nights, 6 nights, 6 days, 7 days
Breakfast, Half board
Luggage transfer

The Alpine Cottages in Grisons: A Swiss Mountain Odyssey

Capricorns grazing on rugged slopes, playful marmots, idyllic Walser settlements, and some of Switzerland’s most breathtaking mountain vistas await on this cottage tour through the heart of the Grisons Alps. Your adventure begins in Davos, Europe’s highest town, where you’ll embark on a memorable journey.

Key Highlights:

  • Peak-to-Peak Panoramas: Traverse striking peaks and picturesque valleys, each turn revealing awe-inspiring mountain panoramas. From the summit of Jakobshorn to the famous Kesch Hut, every step immerses you in Switzerland’s alpine grandeur.
  • Historic Treasures: Explore the charming village of Bergün, known for its rich history and captivating architecture. Journey past the Albula Pass, an ancient trade route steeped in centuries of tales and lore.
  • Grand Finale in St. Moritz: Conclude your mountain odyssey in the world-renowned city of St. Moritz. Revel in the luxurious ambiance, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes that have made it a global icon.

Tour Character:

Moderate hikes, averaging around 5-6 hours per day, introduce you to alpine and rocky terrains. A good level of fitness and surefootedness is essential for this adventure. Discover the beauty of Grisons as you trek through captivating landscapes, creating memories to last a lifetime.


Start July to September
Time of departure Flexible
5 or 6 overnight stays incl. breakfast.
Half-board in the mountain cottages (3x)
Luggage transfer (except on day 3/4 and 5/6)
Costs for luggage pick-up at the station (for direct arrival)
Subsidy for arrival by train
Transfer Davos Dorf – Alp Clavadel.
Transfer Bergün – Albula-Pass
Carefully elaborated route description
Service hotline



Flight + public transport
Travel insurance
Tourist tax, if due.
Extra nights

*This tour is based on a minimum of two participants. Only the services mentioned above are included in the price.

Additional information

MonthAugust, July, September

Via Grischuna

Explore the stunning Grisons Alps on a moderate hiking tour through picturesque valleys and rocky terrain. Starting in Davos, Switzerland’s highest town, this adventure unveils breathtaking mountain panoramas, historic Bergün, and concludes in the iconic St. Moritz. Experience the beauty of Grisons on this unforgettable alpine cottage tour.


Total distance: 69 – 72 km
H+: 4380 m
H-:  5445 m
Level: Medium to Advanced


Arrival to Davos

Upon arrival in Davos transfer up to the Alp Clavadel at the foot of the Jakobshorn.


Davos - Sertigtal

At the beginning of your first hike you can visit a public dairy. After that you walk steeply uphillto the Jakobshorn, the local mountain of Davos. From here you have the first great view of this hike of the surrounding mountains. The tour continues over the Jatzhorn and Tällifurgga into the Sertigtal. In the evening you can taste local specialties amidst the Grisons mountains.


Length: 13 km
Duration: 5-6 hours
H+: 885 m
H-: 995 m


Sertigtal - Kesch cottage

The Sertigtal is considered one of the most beautiful mountain valleys of Grisons. On idyllic country roads the tour starts comfortably along a small stream before you follow a steep trail up to Sertigpass. You pass several small mountain lakes before you reach the sparse Val Tschüvel. You spend the night in a SAC-cottage at the foot of Piz Kesch at over 2’600 meters.


Length: 13 km
Duration: approx. 5 hours
H+: 1120 m
H-: 360 m


Kesch cottage - Bergün

On the way down into the valley you will pass several alpine cottages. The trail leads on a scenic path across a valley flank. Watch out: more than 5’000 capricorns are living in Grisons – maybe you can spot one of these shy animals. Back in civilization, you can admire the historic townscape of Bergün with beautiful houses in the style of the region Engadine.


Length: 17 km
Duration: 5-6 hours
Height +: 390 m
Height-: 1630 m


Bergün - Jenatsch cottage

In the morning you will be brought up to the Albula-Pass. From there you hike through the Val Bever towards the Jenatsch cottage. The cottage is picturesquely situated at the foot of the highest peaks of the Grisons mountains. The hut keepers Fridli and Claudia welcome you and upon your wish even heat up the sauna. You will remember the sparkling starry sky above the Jennatsch cottage forever.


Length: 15-18 km
Duration: Approx. 5 hours
H+: 1485 m
H-: 1285 m


Jenatsch cottage - St. Moritz | Departure

Again you will have to master a steep uphill until you reach Fuorcla Suvretta. The peaks Piz Picuogl, Piz Julier and Piz Albana escort you along the way to St. Moritz, one of the most famous mountain resorts worldwide. Spend the night on the Suvretta-hight with panoramic views on the lakes of St. Moritz and Silvaplana.

After arrival in Mendrisio individual departure.


Length: 11 km
Duration: 5 hours
H+: 500 m
H-: 1175 m

Arrival by public transport to Davos, transfer up to Alp Clavadel (included)
Departure by public transport from St. Moritz. In case of direct departure, luggage will be returned to the luggage counter by 5:00 p.m. at the latest.

Equipment and clothing to bring for Alpine hikes and runs
We’ve compiled a list of essential items you’ll need to take on your adventure in the Great Outdoors. While each trip has its own minimum requirements, we have split the list into “need-to-have” and “nice-to-haves”.

Need to have:

Lightweight, waterproof shell
Sunscreen with a high factor
Smartphone with a relevant trip app and a WhatsApp and code number for your local representative
Survival blanket
Thin hat, cap, and thin gloves (merino or similar)
Daypack for hiking (tours with luggage transport)
Duffel bag or similar (trips with luggage transport) — DO NOT pack in suitcases.
30 L rucksack on trips up to six days (without luggage transport)
40 L rucksack on trips of more than six days (without luggage transport)
Quick-drying inner layer
Shorts (quick drying)
Technical t-shirt (quick drying)
Fleece sweater for cool evenings
A pair of comfortable jogging bottoms or similar for the cabins
Good mountain shoes — trail running shoes or hiking boots
Light towel
Water bottle (1.5 L)
A pair of thick socks or light slippers (you can often borrow a pair in the cabins)
A few energy bars, fruits or similar snacks for the trip
Sheet liner — can also be purchased on-site (only if you are staying in a dormitory)
Small first aid kit
Comped or similar
Sleeping bag (on selected tours)

Nice to have:

Walking poles
Power bank
Sandals for the cabins
Plastic bags to keep things dry

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