Category Archives: Pontresina

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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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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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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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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Spring in the Engadine – special rates on offer

Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina (www.kronenhof.com) may have closed for the winter season last week, but it’s already looking forward to spring/summer. The hotel reopens in mid June, which is a great time to visit the rugged and unspoilt Upper Engadine, … Continue reading

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Christmas comes early…

Christmas came early for both Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina (www.kronenhof.com) and The Cambrian Adelboden (www.thecambrianadelboden.com), with both properties gaining industry recognition in the last couple of weeks. Kronenstübli, Grand Hotel Kronenhof’s charming and historic wood-panelled restaurant, was awarded its first … Continue reading

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