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Alp Urschai

Mountain hut · Silvretta · 2,107 m
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  • Sennhütte Alp Urschai, Ftan
    / Sennhütte Alp Urschai, Ftan
    Photo: Dominik Täuber, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
The alp is located in Val Tasna and can be reached in about 4 hours from Ftan. 
Alp Urschai - 2,500 years before our time, this is a prime example of the development of alpine construction. Consisting of a pen, a shearing hut and a chalet, this alp was used early on. The Schermen was still a stable without walls, the chalet dates back to 1787, when there was a colourful hustle and bustle on the alp with 800 sheep, 130 cows and three dozen mesen. From the 20th century onwards, the alp was transformed into a young cattle ranch, where horses now also summered. These were used for transport just like oxen.
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Update: December 08, 2020

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Alp Urschai
7551 Ftan

Public transport

  • With the Rhaetian Railway (from Chur, Prättigau or Upper Engadine) every hour to Scuol-Tarasp

Getting there

  • From the north: via Landquart - Klosters by car transport through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or over the Flüela pass into the Lower Engadine on H27
  • From the east: via Landeck / Austria in the direction of St. Moritz on H27
  • From the south: via Reschenpass (Nauders-Martina) or Ofenpass (Val Müstair-Zernez) on H27

Parking

  • Paid parking in Scuol or Ftan

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'810'823E 1'190'941N
DD
46.836186, 10.202684
DMS
46°50'10.3"N 10°12'09.7"E
UTM
32T 591713 5187662
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Alp Urschai

7551 Ftan
Phone +41 81 861 88 00
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