Diavolezza Mountain Hike
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A hike from Bernina Diavolezza station
up to the Diavolezza peak: The best panoramic mountain view of the Swiss Alps.
There are many great spots in the Swiss Alps from which to enjoy the mountain scenery but I believe the view from the top of the Diavolezza (translated:'the beautiful She-Devil') mountain station is truly spectacular. The upper-Engadin is a region of outstanding beauty.
After passing through the town of Pontresina and going farther down the 'Val Bernina' valley you will arrive at the Diavolezza base station. There is a cable car going up to the peak but, of course, I can recommend the walk which is not a 'too easy' nor a 'too challenging' high alpine hike that would take you around 3 hours to get to the top.
Arriving at the peak, rewards you with the most beautiful alpine panorama view. Lined up like in a mountain-amphitheatre are the peaks of the Piz Palü, Bellavista, Piz Bernina and Piz Morteratsch with a glacier in front of the whole scenery. A truly grandiose presentation of a devilishly beautiful part of the Swiss Alps! (legend has it that a mountain flame-haired nymph gave Diavolezza its name).
Kid / Family Friendly?
Yes - Children 12 plus