The «Indian Summer» of Switzerland


S-charl im Herbst. Bild: Dominik Täuber.
Why travel far when the good things are so close? Deep blue skies, golden larches and white mountain peaks. The often mild temperatures invite you to go hiking, biking or simply for a walk through the picturesque, autumnal landscape. Enjoy the colourful diversity of autumn in the Lower Engadine.
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Der Herbst am kleinen Bergsee Lai Nair, oberhalb von Tarasp, im Unterengadin. Bild: Dominik Täuber

Our tips The most beautiful autumn hikes

Experience the «Indian Summer» on a hike through the autumnal blaze of colour. We reveal our tips for the most beautiful autumn hikes in the region.

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Mountainbiken im Unterengadin im Herbst

Biking in autumn

Enjoying the descent on a trail through discoloured forests – sounds like a dream. Thanks to mild temperatures, even higher trails are often still rideable for a long time in autumn.

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Entspannen im Bogn Engiadina in Scuol.

Bogn Engiadina

After a long day in the fresh autumn air, the bathing and sauna landscape and the Roman-Irish bath invite you to relax.
Bogn Engiadina Scuol

On the road with the tourism team

Experiences in autumn

Autumn hike in the National Park

Accompany Sarah Hofer through the beautiful autumn landscape in Val Plavna, past golden larches, alpine huts and into the national park in the original Val Mingèr.

Lai Nair in Tarasp, Unterengadin
Walk to the Lai Nair

Join Géraldine Lienhard on an autumnal walk to the Lai Nair and marvel at the colourful splendour of the «Indian Summer» in the Lower Engadine.

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Keramikmalen Butia Schlerin Sent im Unterengadin
Ceramic Painting Butia Schlerin

Join Michelle Zbinden as she visits the Butia Schlerin in Sent – where creativity can run wild.

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Jagd im Unterengadin

The Hunt

Autumn is also hunting season. Hunting has a long tradition and is an integral part of culture in the Lower Engadine.
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Game dishes

Autumn is also hunting season in the Lower Engadine and an important cultural component of the region. Many restaurants offer fresh game dishes in autumn.
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Feine Biere beim Bergbierfest in Tschiln
Alpabzug in Sent im Unterengadin
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23 October 2021

The mountain beer festival – something new. Something unique. And entertaining at the same time. All the invited breweries come from the Swiss mountains and produce with mountain spring water.
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Highlight im Herbst

Alpabzüge im Unterengadin

Der Sommer geht zu Ende und das Vieh kehrt von der Alp zurück – Zeit für den traditionellen Alpabzug. Bestaunen Sie die festlich geschmückten Tiere, welche mit Glockengeläute ins Dorf einziehen.

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Tarasp im Unterengadin

Our tips

Bad weather programme

Bad weather? Let yourself be inspired by our tips for bad weather days and discover other facets of the Engadin.