Surroundings and activities

The Chesa Wazzau - in the heart of the Upper Engadine

The mountain village of Bever in the heart of the Upper Engadine is only a few minutes by car from St. Moritz. The black prongs of the mountain Crasta Mora are the landmark of the community, which has even received awards for the care of its village image.

Quietly located, easy to reach.

In spite of its quiet location, various villages and destinations are within easy reach. The Bever railway station, the gateway to further exploration of the Engadine, is 300 metres away. The journey by car is also possible: Five parking spaces are available in front of the house.

Holidays and insider tips

The Upper Engadine: An ideal holiday resort for those who want to enjoy nature and avoid the hustle and bustle.
There are countless excursion destinations near Bever - here a small selection:

By streets and alleys of Bever

Enjoy your walk through the streets and alleys of Bever. The brochure "Historical Village Tour" is available from the Bever [] (Tourist Information).

Spa and adventure pool

The Bellavita adventure pool and spa in Pontresina offers swimming, splashing around and wellness.


The Engadine is increasingly attracting attention as a hotspot on the international art map - and rightly so.
Current exhibitions in the region can be found in or in the portal of St. Moritz Art News.
Contemporary art shows the Galerie Tschudi in Zuoz

Mineral Bath & Spa

You can take a stylish bath and relax in the Mineralbad & Spa Samedan.

Course ship Silsersee

Das Kursschiff crosses the Silsersee, moors in Plaun da Lej and Maloja, and passes historical places such as the Chastè peninsula, where under larches stands the bank on which Friedrich Nietzsche once found inspiration for his books.

Recipes & information on Bündner specialities

Bündner specialities to cook with.


Signs with thoughts of great philosophers lead the Philosopher's Path on the Plateau of Muottas Muragl.


The high valley of the Oberengadins / St. Moritz is a true paradise for hikes. Hiking in particular allows you to experience the archaic, contrasting nature up close - be it by walking along the glittering lakes or on a trekking tour lasting several days.

Snow Deal

Ski passes for the Oberengadiner Bergbahnen can now be booked via the dynamic "Snow-Deal" price model for the 2019/2020 winter season. Buy your ski pass now and get up to 30% discount. You can also benefit from the attractive family tickets.


You will find a paradise for demanding sweet toothers at Hanselmann in St. Moritz.

Carriage ride

Great romance offers carriage and sleigh rides into the Val Bever.

More tips

Much information offers the Tourism page of St. Moritz about the place and the surroundings Engadin.

Golf in the Engadine

Fantastic location at 1700 meters above sea level. The Engadine golf courses are attractive far and wide. Within 30 kilometres there are four completely different courses to choose from.


The school youth pulls cattle bells ringing at Chalandamarz, whips cracking and singing through the village to drive away the winter.

Sledge in Chesa Wazzau

Switzerland's most famous toboggan run is also just around the corner: after a short train ride you reach the toboggan run from Preda to Bergün.

Soglio and Palazzo Salis

Wasn't it Giovanni Segantini when he sat in the garden of Palazzo Salis and raved that Soglio was "the threshold to paradise"?


how we like it

Moon Landing

On the day of the moon landing, 20/21 July 1969, exterior renovations took place. The Chesa Wazzau paid tribute to the day respectfully and duly.


The Silvaplanersee is known as one of the best surfing areas in Europe. The scene knows each other and comes back to the Engadine year after year.

River Ranch

The Engadin River Ranch offers western style rides through the Engadine mountains. Whether short rides, day tours, multi-day tours, riding lessons or carriage rides, there is something for everyone.



Happy birthday

For my birthday I invite you to be my guests. A good reason is to live 60 years.

Swallow Room

Swallows belong to the picture of an Engadine village almost as much as the unmistakable light or the larch forests of this valley. In earlier times, swallows (randulins) were also called the Engadine emigrants who returned home for the summer months.

Play corner

The kids love the Chesa Wazzau and the Chesa Wazzau loves the kids!


"Sgraffiare" in Italian means "scratching" and thus also describes the technology. Maybe you will encounter the sgraffito style on your next journey!

Frozen Lakes

A fantastic landscape with wide, frozen lakes, snow-covered forests, quiet hiking trails and magnificent cross-country skiing trails in the midst of the mystical mountain world, the Engadine shows itself on a hike across the frozen lakes.


The mighty dam of Orden (Maloja), decorated with the stelae of the sculptor Arthur Honegger and built to protect the Bergell from flooding.

Manifesto of the joy of life

For a long time the Schlitteda was regarded as the "antechamber" to the marriage. Everyone who has experienced a day in the magical Upper Engadine landscape knows this: Love is transient, but the attraction of the toboggan run remains forever, as does the fun.