Flights not included
Pontresina in the Engedin region of Switzerland is an enchanting village situated just four minute drive from St. Moritz. Pointresina is surrounded by forests. Above the forests lie snowy mountain ridges. Amazing clear lakes are plentiful in the area. Not to be forgotten is the most important quality of the Swiss Alps- the incomparable cool Swiss mountain air.
The entire Engedin region is filled with the natural beauty of snowy mountain peaks, lakes, and forests. The region’s landscape is truly breathtaking. Picturesque villages and towns are a fabulous backdrop for the elegance of the renowned resorts of St. Moritz and its world class attractions.
Affluent jews from all over the world have for many years spent summer vacations in St. Moritz. The promenade encircling the lake offers a smooth easy route for people of all ages to marvel at the regions beauty. Intense excursions to the mountains are offered to the adventurous. The many summer mountain attractions, luxurious shops, and bright welcoming atmosphere have made this the most desirable tourist resort area in Switzerland.
The pastoral village of Pointresina is near to many tourist sites. The location offers a variety of amusement options of all kinds. Pontresina is a wonderful family friendly location from which to take fascinating trips encompassing nature and culture. Amongst the many local attractions: the Bernina Express ‘roller coaster’ railway, a trip up the Diavolezza glacial mountain, the Morteratsch Glacier, the Italian town of Livigno – a ski resort during the winter and the world’s largest ‘duty free’ zone during the summer. Recommended is a trip through the most beautiful valleys in the region, cable car ride to Bad-Signal, the ski lifts at Corviglia. It is possible to cross the mountain pass from Maloja to Italy and pay a visit to Lecco on the shore of Lake Como. Alternatively you can take a cruise on Lake Lugano to the charming old city of Campione d’Italia.
The hotel is situated in the heart of the Alps, in the area of Lake St. Moritz . The Schloss Hotel and Spa looks out over stunning lakes and the mountains of Bernina, welcoming vacationers to enjoy an unforgettable summer holiday. The hotel was originally constructed at the end of the nineteenth century as a castle. The hotel was renovated recently. The hotel is a true 4-star deluxe hotel offering guests a magnificent holiday experience with spacious rooms. Large and luxurious suites are available with excellent views, All rooms have been updated with modern contemporary design. The hotel provides sumptuous, pleasant, and relaxing environment.
In accordance with the very best and luxurious tradition of Tour-Plus, you will experience the culinary celebration and gourmet meals served in a variety of styles and, of course, fine Italian food befitting the St. Moritz region. Everything is strictly Glatt Kosher Mehadrin by Rabbi Pinchas Leibush Padwa Shlita.
Accommodation at the hotel is half-board during the week with coffee & cakes available throughout the day. On Shabbat, delicious full board catering is provided with a lavish Kiddush, a trip highlight.
This beautiful region offers plenty of options for hiking outdoors. Our team will guide you on tours of various levels of fitness, from light strolls to serious treks as well as bike tours throughout the area. You can adjust the level of difficulty on each trip to its group members – from professional hikers and fitness enthusiasts to relaxed family and child-friendly groups. The outings also include journeys between various points on spacious and fully equipped buses, and guided panoramic tours by our experienced Israeli tour guides.
Explore the countryside and get to know the locals by visiting their farms. In every small village you can lose yourself without a care among the magical winding streets. After visiting the typical souvenir shops, stop for a hearty, aromatic coffee. From the villages we will drive to points of interest in the area, including the prestigious and famous resort of St. Moritz which is one of the most beautiful in the world; We will rise to the summit of Mount Corbatch from which we will have a breath-taking view of the Engadin Valley; We will visit the resort of Davos and much much more.
Our trip across to Italy will be in style- and will give you a once in a lifetime experience. The Bernina Express train travels on a winding route down the Alps between the stunning landscapes, in the UNESCO protected wilderness. The train crosses dozens of bridges and tunnels, climbs more than 2,500 meters at the Bernina crossing and reaches the town of Tirano on the Italian border. After crossing the border we will stroll in the town of Livigno, where you can also enjoy tax-free (and guilt-free) shopping.
Embark on a scenic cable car journey that descends from the Swiss mountains into Austria. There, we will visit the city of Innsbruck and the Kristallnacht Memorial. On the world’s longest “Speedyfun” track, we settle into the small carriages and take in a breathtaking vision below. From there we will continue to an iron-ore mine located deep in the ground, the beautiful Tyrol Valley and other local sights worth seeing.