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Alpine Cheese Dairy Morteratsch

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At the alpine cheese dairy, cheese and curd are made over an open fire. You can watch them being made by hand the traditional way, as well as taste the many varieties produced at the cheese buffet. The idyllic alpine hut is located close to the Morteratsch Glacier, 5km from Pontresina, surrounded by nature. It is easily reached on foot, by bike or train (train stop Morteratsch).

Book by 5 pm the day before, and you can enjoy a delicious brunch. This includes a substantial cheese buffet, fresh smoked curd cheese, smoked alpine sausage and alpine butter, as well as honey, jam, fruits, various types of bread, and of course orange juice, coffee, tea and milk.

Cheese making: from the beginning of July to mid-August, daily 9-11 am and 1-3 pm; from mid-August to the end of September, 9.30 am -noon.

Brunch: daily 9.30 - 11.30 am from the beginning of July to the end of September (reservation mandatory)

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open: from 12.06.2021 to 03.10.2021
Daily 9.00am - 5.00pm
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Updated: December 05, 2017

Getting there

Die Alp liegt ca. 5 Km vom Dorfkern Pontresina, 100m vor dem Bahnhof Morteratsch.

Sie ist bequem zu Fuss (ca 1 Std. 15 Min.) oder mit dem Bike zu erreichen (ca. 25 Min.)

Coordinates

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46.451740, 9.939655
DMS
46°27'06.3"N 9°56'22.8"E
UTM
32T 572165 5144669
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Routes to this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
recommended route Bernina Express (673)
37.5 km
4:10 h
632 m
1,315 m
recommended route From Pontresina to the Val da Fain
29.4 km
3:22 h
699 m
805 m
recommended route Engadin Bike Marathon
68.9 km
9:35 h
2,085 m
2,085 m
2.9 km
0:49 h
130 m
0 m
recommended route Morteratsch Glacier Trail
2.9 km
0:50 h
130 m
0 m
recommended route Cascada da Bernina
0.6 km
0:16 h
85 m
0 m
27.1 km
2:15 h
334 m
334 m
28.4 km
9:01 h
772 m
1,267 m
recommended route Morteratsch
12.1 km
1:30 h
431 m
307 m
recommended route Multistage route Bernina Trek classic (7 stages)
130.3 km
44:00 h
6,060 m
6,741 m
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Alpine Cheese Dairy Morteratsch

Morteratsch 6
7504 Pontresina
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Bernina Express (673)
recommended route Difficulty S1 difficult
Distance 37.5 km
Duration 4:10 h
Ascent 632 m
Descent 1,315 m

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Distance 29.4 km
Duration 3:22 h
Ascent 699 m
Descent 805 m

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recommended route Difficulty S3 difficult
Distance 68.9 km
Duration 9:35 h
Ascent 2,085 m
Descent 2,085 m

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Duration 0:49 h
Ascent 130 m
Descent 0 m

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recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 2.9 km
Duration 0:50 h
Ascent 130 m
Descent 0 m

Step by step along the track of the third longest glacier of the Eastern Alps.

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Theme trail · Engadin St. Moritz
Cascada da Bernina
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 0.6 km
Duration 0:16 h
Ascent 85 m
Descent 0 m

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Celerina-Pontresina-Morteratsch-Celerina
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 27.1 km
Duration 2:15 h
Ascent 334 m
Descent 334 m

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recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 6
Distance 28.4 km
Duration 9:01 h
Ascent 772 m
Descent 1,267 m

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Morteratsch
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 12.1 km
Duration 1:30 h
Ascent 431 m
Descent 307 m

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Long distance hiking trail
Bernina Trek classic (7 stages)
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multistage route
Distance 130.3 km
Duration 44:00 h
Ascent 6,060 m
Descent 6,741 m

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