Category Archives: Grand Hotel Kronenhof

Barefoot among the Autumn leaves of the Engadine

This autumn, the Engadine valley is introducing several new walking trails through the autumn leaves where hiking shoes are not obligatory.  On the contrary, they’re banned.  The village of Celerina has created four barefoot walks that cross meadows, ford streams … Continue reading

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The Eventful Engadine

Autumn may be just around the corner but there are still plenty of events to keep visitors to the Engadine valley entertained right up until the middle of October. For sporty types, there are numerous competitions in which to either … Continue reading

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Heidi Hi!

Heidi Hi people!  Now you, too, can live life just like the Swiss fictional character Heidi… if only for a day or two! This summer, Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina is offering families the chance to experience something new that is … Continue reading

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Easter in the Engadine: family fun in the sun & snow

Family ski holidays are better taken in the spring, when temperatures are warmer and children enjoy basking in the sun, rather than grumble about cold hands and feet, as is often the case in the depths of winter.  However, they’re … Continue reading

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Forgot Valentine’s? In the dog house? Don’t despair, help is here

It’s 14 February. It’s Valentine’s Day. But somehow you forgot (I don’t know how, the High Street is littered with hearts and red roses) and now you’re in the dog house. Don’t despair, help is at hand. Book Grand Hotel … Continue reading

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Last chance to catch the falling autumn leaves

Autumn has well and truly arrived, so there’s not much time left for leaf peeping.  Though North America  may be famous for its fall leaves,  the colour of the trees is equally striking in Switzerland and it’s so much closer … Continue reading

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The new ski season is just around the corner…

I know, I know…  It feels like summer – or what we had of a summer – is only just over, but the distinct chill in the air this morning has already got me thinking about the 2012/13 ski season.  … Continue reading

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Enter the world of thrillaxing

Last week, there was a piece in The Daily Telegraph on how the Olympic Games have inspired interest in active holidays, which combine fitness and well-being while away from home.  This seems to be a growing trend and some old … Continue reading

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Make hay while the sun shines

It’s not just the retailers that are currently cutting their prices – so too is the hotel industry, with the chance to pick up some great discounts. Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina (www.kronenhof.com) currently has a last-minute three for two offer, … Continue reading

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There’s more to Switzerland than skiing : Summer in the Alps, ideal for families

All too often Switzerland gets forgotten as a holiday destination once the snow has melted and Easter past, but this Alpine country is stunning in summer, too, and offers just as many opportunities for family adventures, if not more, than … Continue reading

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