View of the Corvatsch cable car Bergstation that stands at 3303m in the Swiss alps in Canton Graubunden.

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Corvatsch 3303

Top choice in The Engadine

Ride the spectacular Corvatsch cable cars from Silvaplana-Surlej (1870m) to the Murtèl mid-station (2702m), then from Murtèl to the top – at a stunning 3303m. The views are unbelievable. There's great skiing in winter and superb hiking in summer. There are restaurants at Murtèl and at Corvatsch 3303. Catch a postal bus from St Moritz (Sfr2.80, 25 minutes) to Surlej-Corvatschbahn.

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