Summer in La Punt Chamues-ch is versatile and multifaceted. The unique nature, the eventful history of the village, and the numerous available activities offer a wide range of recreational possibilities. And to make sure that choosing what to do from so many options does not become overwhelming, we have summarized eight highlights for unforgettable summer days.
High mountains, deep gorges, an untouched nature and the mountain stream Ova Chamuera form the incomparable scenery of the mysterious Val Chamuera. At the southern end of the village of La Punt Chamues-ch, the path begins into this beautiful valley, which is known for its plant diversity and abundance of wildlife. A well-maintained natural road leads into the valley, which invites you to unique bike tours and hikes. Along the way, numerous benches invite you to enjoy the beautiful landscape, while the many fireplaces along the Ova da Chamuera offer fun and games for young and old.
The forest gallery in the beautiful pine-larch forest God Fainchs above Chamues-ch offers an experience for all senses.
Local artists present their works of art at 10 stations in seasonally changing exhibitions.
Enjoy the art on an approximately ¾ hour walk in the middle of the forest.
It's no wonder that trail running is becoming increasingly popular, as running through the woods on unpaved paths is a lot of fun and adventure.
Running away from paved roads is an ideal workout for body and mind, because when running over overgrown meadow paths, dodging stones or tree roots also improves concentration.
To prepare yourself optimally for the countless trails, a visit to the first trail running course in Switzerland is a good idea.
Concentrated on a 1 km loop, you can train important skills such as balance, speed and coordination. From beginners to professionals, everyone will find their suitable exercises at the eight different posts.
Well prepared, it is now time to really enjoy trail running on wonderful routes around La Punt Chamues-ch.
Whether on the popular Chamanna d'Es-cha, to the Guardaval castle ruins or on the Via Engiadina in the direction of Bever or Zuoz, here all runners will find plenty of variety in the unique nature, surrounded by a unique mountain scenery.
Running through the checkpoints in the shortest possible time and in a fixed order is not only a challenge for your physical condition but also your mental fitness. In orienteering, the choice of the route between these checkpoints is completely up to the runner. The only aids used to find the fastest route are a map and a compass. From the end of June to the end of August, a training course is available to all orienteering enthusiasts on the Albula Pass, which has 10-15 marked posts. The orienteering course network is freely accessible and is suitable for professionals and beginners alike. Since the training area is located at an altitude of over 2,000 meters, it is also ideally suited for altitude training.
Whether by e-bike or by your own muscle power, the bike trails around La Punt offer lots of fun and variety. Those who love the fast-paced rush of curves are well served by the Albula Trail: on 8.6 kilometers, the tour from the Albula Hospiz offers a unique single trail experience. If, on the other hand, you are looking for seclusion, tranquility, and a special experience of nature, then head for the Val Chamuera by bike. On a well-maintained natural road, the route goes swiftly up the valley until suddenly, as if out of nowhere, the old mule trackers' house Serlas appears. Here you can admire the impressive panorama and take a break before continuing steeply up to Alp Prüna or back to the village. The sections of the Innradweg can also be excellently cycled from La Punt Chamues-ch, either up the valley over the spectacular lake plateau to Maloja or in the opposite direction to Zernez.
Vacation time is also family time and it should be an unforgettable experience for parents as well as their bright adventurers. In La Punt Chamues-ch, families can experience fun and adventure in the open Engadin nature at numerous barbeque and picnic sites, playgrounds, and other activity spots. For example, the lively stream in Val Chamuera invites you to play while the adjacent forest is the ideal place for wild rambles and small voyages of discovery. Also, at the Lejets on the outskirts of La Punt, families will find a sunny spot with many attractions for the little ones. In addition to a course where dexterity can be practiced, pirate games can be invented on the little treasure island and sand castles can be built in the natural sandpit of the beach. On the school grounds there is also a spacious playground with soccer goals, a skating rink, and a play castle. As you can see, there is certainly no room for boredom in La Punt Chamues-ch.