Holidays under the banner of nature

Arbeitseinsatz in Vnà für die Engadiner Natur.
Would you like to switch off from your daily work routine, spend time in nature and immerse yourself in a pristine world? Treat yourself to some time off with a work assignment for the environment in the Lower Engadin.

What awaits you?

Alp Pra San Flurin von Sent – Ferienregion Engadin Scuol Zernez
Nature assignment

The nature assignments are selected according to weather, number of people and general suitability. Possible work includes dry pasture maintenance, fen maintenance, repair of former irrigation ditches and environmental maintenance of a hut according to old traditions.

Auf der Via Engiadina durch die Gemeinde Valsot
Nature and farming experience

On two afternoons you can take a break from work and learn more about the region. One afternoon is about landscape research, where you learn more about nature, and the other afternoon gives insight into a traditional craft.

Marenda in der Alp Laret im Unterengadin
Meals and overnight stay

The overnight accommodation is kept very simple and original and thus offers an unforgettable experience. It is all the more important that you are provided with good food. This is taken care of with regional specialities.

The benefits

NatürActiva package

Included benefits

  • Guided environmental assignment
  • Overnight stay in a simple hut
  • Catering with local products
  • Two nature and culture experiences/excursions
  • Small souvenir
Teilnehmende an den NatürActiva-Ferien

Booking information

  • To the online booking 
  • Dates 2022: 3 July – 6 July, 10 July – 13 July, 14 August – 17 August on Chant Sura near Vnà and 21 August – 24 August on Alp Tea near Tschlin
  • Price: CHF 495.00 per person per event
  • Number: min. 2 to max. 6 persons per outreach date
  • Other dates and individual assignments possible on request: to the registration

For inspiration

Programme 2022


  • Individual arrival, meeting point at 4 p.m. in Vnà, PostBus stop Vnà, Jalmèr or in Tschlin, PostBus stop Tschlin, cumün
  • Hike to the hut (approx. one or two hours)
  • Settling and dinner


  • Morning: Introduction and work assignment
  • Afternoon: Insight into landscape research


  • Morning: Work assignment
  • Afternoon: Experience a traditional craft


  • Morning: Work assignment
  • Lunch together and conclusion (until max. 3.30 p.m.)

The programme is subject to change, also depending on the weather.

You still have energy and are further motivated to work for the natural landscape of the Lower Engadin? Then extend your work assignment by one or more days (on request).

Auf dem Bänkli vor Chant Sura bei Vnà.
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Detailed information

Programm 2022

Here you can find the complete programme and all further information for download (only in German) for inspiration.

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Extend your stay

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Holiday tips

Get to know the Lower Engadin further with the nature and culture experience offers – be it on one of the numerous village tours, a brewery visit or making wild herb pesto.

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Hotel GuardaVal in Scuol
Hotels in the Lower Engadine

From small and fine to luxurious. Extend your stay in one of the hotels in the Lower Engadine.

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Im Dorfzentrum Tschlin
Holiday flats in the Lower Engadine

Be among yourselves. Extend your stay in one of the numerous holiday flats in the Lower Engadine.

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die Trailuniun arbeitet an neuen Trails im Unterengadin

NaturAktiv Days

A work assignment is also possible with a team. The NaturAktiv days are ideal as a team-building event and time out from the daily office routine.

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Ausblick auf die Engadiner Bergwelt von Motta Naluns aus

Fundaziun Pro Terra Engiadina

The offer was developed together with Pro Terra Engiadina. The foundation promotes the development of ecological values in harmony with social and economic demands.

Learn more about Pro Terra Engiadina

Groups and schools

If you would like to experience the NatürActiva package with a group or a school class, you are welcome to contact the Fundaziun Pro Terra Engiadina.