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Prätschalp

Mountain restaurant · Arosa Lenzerheide
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  • Prätschalp im Sommer
    / Prätschalp im Sommer
    Photo: Andrea Mende, Arosa Lenzerheide
  • / Zugangsweg zur Prätschalp
    Photo: Andrea Mende, Arosa Lenzerheide
  • / Prätschalp im Winter
    Photo: Andrea Mende, Arosa Lenzerheide
  • / Aussicht von der Prätschalp im Winter
    Photo: Andrea Mende, Arosa Lenzerheide
The Prätschalp lays along winter and summer hiking trails and snow shoe trails. Take a break and enjoy for example a delicious cheese fondue - be it in the cozy Alpenstübli or outside on the sun terrace.
The Alpine farm Prätsch with an agricultural land of 250 ha lies on the municipal district of Arosa and is owned by the civil community of Chur. Around 100 cows of farmers from Chur spend their summer here. The small farmhouse is always happy to welcome guests and serve  traditional dishes on the sun terrace or Fondue dinners in the cosy dining area or also outside!

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The Prätschalp is only opened in good weather conditions. Be advised to call before starting your journey.
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Updated: October 20, 2017

Public transport

From Chur, the Rhaetian Railway brings you to Arosa in hourly intervals. The local bus will wait for you at the train station and bring you to Prätschli, from where you can reach Prätschalp in about 40 minutes by foot.

Getting there

Follow the trafic signs from Chur to Arosa. Turn right at the entrance of the village when you reach the petrol station and follow the road to Prätschli.

Parking

As there is only a limited number of parking lots available at Prätschli, we recommend you to park your car at the parking garage Ochsenbühl. There is a bus stopp only few metres away.

Coordinates

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46.805181, 9.683917
DMS
46°48'18.7"N 9°41'02.1"E
UTM
32T 552183 5183742
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Routes to this place

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Distance
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Descent
16.4 km
1:30 h
280 m
280 m
26 km
8:00 h
722 m
1,228 m
12.3 km
3:32 h
137 m
705 m
32.3 km
4:00 h
1,050 m
1,050 m
7.9 km
2:36 h
215 m
214 m
14.8 km
5:00 h
800 m
400 m
14.3 km
4:32 h
695 m
302 m
11.3 km
3:30 h
404 m
404 m
11.2 km
3:00 h
385 m
385 m
9.2 km
1:38 h
299 m
293 m
4.4 km
1:26 h
180 m
109 m
14 km
4:45 h
529 m
529 m
52 km
7:00 h
2,043 m
2,042 m
2.6 km
1:52 h
106 m
2 m
4.5 km
1:18 h
140 m
140 m
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Prätschalp

Sport- und Kongresszentrum
7050 Arosa
Phone +41 81 377 22 97 / +41 79 669 54 41 Mobile phone +41 79 669 54 41

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Descent 280 m

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Ascent 722 m
Descent 1,228 m

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Duration 3:32 h
Ascent 137 m
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Ascent 1,050 m
Descent 1,050 m

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Top Difficulty difficult
Distance 7.9 km
Duration 2:36 h
Ascent 215 m
Descent 214 m

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Ascent 800 m
Descent 400 m

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Distance 6.1 km
Duration 1:55 h
Ascent 236 m
Descent 236 m

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Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.3 km
Duration 4:32 h
Ascent 695 m
Descent 302 m

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Distance 11.3 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 404 m
Descent 404 m

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Distance 7.6 km
Duration 3:21 h
Ascent 421 m
Descent 421 m

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Distance 3.7 km
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Ascent 146 m
Descent 146 m

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Distance 11.2 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 385 m
Descent 385 m

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Distance 9.2 km
Duration 1:38 h
Ascent 299 m
Descent 293 m

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Distance 4.4 km
Duration 1:26 h
Ascent 180 m
Descent 109 m

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Ascent 1,109 m
Descent 1,098 m

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Distance 14 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 529 m
Descent 529 m

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Distance 52 km
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Ascent 2,043 m
Descent 2,042 m

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Duration 1:52 h
Ascent 106 m
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