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The municipality of La Punt Chamues-ch is located in Switzerland in the canton of Grisons, about 14 km northwest of the famous ski resorts of St. Moritz and Pontresina. La Punt is located in the Maloja region of the Engadine, which borders Italy. The municipality was officially called Ponte-Campovasto until 1943. The municipality is home to 686 inhabitants and the municipal territory covers an area of 63.28 km².
La Punt Chamues-ch is situated at about 1,700 meters above sea level on the Engadine valley road at the foot of the Albula Pass. The Inn River flows between the village of La Punt and Chamues-ch, and a bridge connects the two parts of the community. Upstream is Pontresina and the Bernina massif with its 4049 meter high Piz Bernina. Via the municipality of Celerina you reach the famous posh ski resort of St. Moritz, which lies at 1,822 meters at the foot of the 3380 meter high Piz Julier.
The climate in Graubünden is moderate cold, due to the high altitude of the communities deep sub-zero temperatures are frequent in winter. In summer, depending on the altitude, the temperature sometimes climbs well above 20 C°. Perfect conditions for skiing and snowboarding prevail throughout the winter in the villages of the Swiss Engadine, no complaints ever about lack of snow. Graubünden has numerous glaciers and mountains with over 4,000 meters above sea level, an absolute paradise for mountain sports enthusiasts. The current weather in La Punt Chamues-ch is shown by our live webcams on site at the water reservoir. Are you planning a mountain tour or a ski day in the Maloja region? Our live webcams provide you with all the weather information you need for the perfect planning of an unforgettable day in the mountains.
La Punt Chamues-ch is located on the snowy southern side of the Alps in Switzerland, which is also known as the "roof of Europe". Winter vacationers have more than 350 kilometers of slopes at their disposal in the ski resorts of this region. The most famous ski areas are the St. Moritz - Corviglia ski area, the Silvaplana - Corvatsch ski area, the Diavolezza - Lagalb ski area and the ski areas in Pontresina, Samedan and Zuoz. There is one lift in La Punt itself that leads to a downhill run of about one kilometer called Müsella - La Punt. However, the legendary ski resort of St. Moritz - Corviglia is only 11 kilometers away, making it the ideal starting point for guests who have booked their hotel in La Punt. In addition to the absolutely snow-sure ski areas, the Engadine region offers a seemingly endless selection of cross-country ski trails, winter hiking trails and ice skating rinks. Sledding and walking in the snow are of course also part of a perfect vacation in this enchanting region in southeastern Switzerland. If you want to experience something really special, you can fly by helicopter from the Heliport St. Moritz or the Engadin Airport to the ski areas at Piz Corvatsch or Fuorcla Grischa. Heliskiing is an experience! Would you like to see the view awaiting you? Click through our live webcams in the Engadine and enjoy the great panorama in advance.
In summer, a mountain sports paradise awaits the guests in La Punt, the Engadine scores with high mountains, untouched nature and wonderful hotels and accommodations. The amazement starts during your arrival journey already, the Engadin offers countless passes and spectacular tunnels. The region around St. Moritz offers more than 600 kilometers of hiking trails and via ferratas often to be explored in the best of weather. The network of bike paths and mountain bike trails covers an incredible 400 kilometers, panoramic trails with glacier views delight young and old. Theme trails for families with children provide exciting hikes through the cultural landscape of La Plaiv, which is located near La Punt. The mountain roads and passes such as the Julier Pass, the Maloja Pass and many others attract athletes from all over Europe to this part of Switzerland, to the joy of road racing cyclists. Villages and towns such as St. Moritz, La Punt, Zuoz and Samedan also offer a varied cultural and entertainment program, the ten-day art and culture festival "St. Moritz Art Masters" is one of the highlights in the calendar of events. Gastronomy and hotels enjoy a first-class reputation, one luxurious hotel sits next to the other. However, a bit away from the big hustle and bustle, there are family hotels, and some cozy vacation homes and apartments in the Engadine. Are you excited about the wonderful shots of our live webcams? La Punt Chamues-ch is definitely one of the most impressive places in the Swiss mountains.