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Maloja - idyllic circuit around the Belvedere Tower

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Once the Belvedere Tower was a castle, today an idyllic footpath leads through the Swiss stone pine forest around the tower, which is a landmark looking down into the Bregaglia Valley.
easy
Distance 2.1 km
1:00 h
63 m
64 m
A beautiful short circular route leads from the "Maloja Posta" bus station up to Torre Belvedere, which stands alone in what is now a nature reserve area. Once the castle of the Belgian Count Renesse, who wanted to turn Maloja into a top holiday resort at the beginning of the 20th century, only the tower remains today. From here, the path winds its way further through high moors, past glacial pools and through Swiss stone pine groves. A short stretch along the road leads back to the starting point.

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Author’s recommendation

Refreshment stops: Hotel Restaurant Longhin, Hotel Restaurant Schweizerhaus.
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Bregaglia Engadin Turismo
Updated: April 29, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,872 m
Lowest point
1,808 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Easy to walk without any danger.

Tips and hints

Bregaglia Engadin Turismo

www.bregaglia.ch

Infopoint Maloja

+41 81 822 15 55

Start

Maloja Posta (bus stop) (1,809 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'773'531E 1'141'637N
DD
46.403632, 9.695467
DMS
46°24'13.1"N 9°41'43.7"E
UTM
32T 553458 5139130
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Destination

Maloja Posta (bus stop)

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'773'531E 1'141'637N
DD
46.403632, 9.695467
DMS
46°24'13.1"N 9°41'43.7"E
UTM
32T 553458 5139130
w3w 
///lavished.drop.stoppage
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.1 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
63 m
Descent
64 m
Loop
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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