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Sporty Summer in Switzerland

Benoit Peverelli Switzerland

Photo: Benoit Peverelli

Though winter is high season and skiing the sport, Switzerland's Engadine valley also has well-marked hiking trails, several golf courses, and a bike path, part paved, part gravel, that rolls along the bottom of the 56-mile-long valley, from town to town through the fields—car-free, except for the odd tractor.

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Destinations: St. Moritz · Zermatt · Zürich · Engadine Valley

Inspired by: Our Alpine Idyll | T+L Family — by Luke Barr, Published May. 2007

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    Gasthaus Krone

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    Hotel Castell

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    Baur au Lac

    This 168-year-old family-owned hotel in the city center, overlooking Lake Zürich, is both historic and up-to-date: more than $160 million has been

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    Suvretta House

    Castle-like property with 191 rooms and a family-friendly vibe, set among private chalets just outside St. Moritz proper. 

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    3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat

    The Altitude: 10,170 feet.


    The Perch: Since 1907, the Kulmhotel Gornergrat has drawn visitors with some of the Swiss Alps’ most stunning scener

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    Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

    A throwback to the days of glamorous schussing followed by tuxedo-and–evening gown dinners, Badrutt’s Palace is still the center of high-society so

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    Dorta Restaurant

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    Willy Sport

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    Bernina Express

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