Attractions in St.
The story of Heidi told by Swiss author Johanna Spyri is well known across the world. The
original motion picture from 1952, Heidi was partly filmed in the Engadin, and today you can find her hut above St
Moritz Dorf, in the Salastrains. The hut can be visited freely.
The Chesa Futura is an extravagant apartment building. It was built by the famous British
architect Lord Norman Foster and combines futuristic designs and traditional building materials. The kidney shaped
building hosts 10 luxury apartments and can be seen in St. Moritz village, valley behind Chantarella web.
St Moritz Olympic Ski
The 90-meter ski jump was built in 1926 for the 1928 Winter Olympic Games. Until a few years ago
national and international competitions were held here. Today it is mostly used for training. It can be found
approximately 2 minutes from the entrance of St. Moritz Bad, at Lej Marsch.
The leaning tower in St. Moritz is situated across from the Kulm Hotel. It was built in the 12th
century as part of the St. Mauritius Church. It is 33 meters high and to this day is one of the landmarks of St.
Via Serlas is found in the centre of St. Moritz Dorf. Although it is not a large shopping
street, many worldwide famous brands can be found here from Gucci to Zegna to Chanel.
The St. Moritz Tobogganing Club has organized the Cresta Run for more than a century. The Cresta
is one of the fastest toboggan tracks with a tradition of more than a century. Tobogganing down St. Moritz's Cresta
Run makes skydiving look like knitting, but this experience is open only to men. At the end of the season, the run
is open for women as well. For details visit cresta-run.com, the official page.
St Moritz had the first electric tram in Switzerland. The Trambänkli is a former waiting station
for the tram, now used as a bus station.