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Silvaplana, one of Switzerland’s most popular holiday destinations, is located in the Engadin Valley, in a panoramic area covered by mountains. Situated 5 kilometers from St. Moritz, the town consists of two parts, which are bridging between Lake Silvaplana and Lake Champfer. Silvaplana, an international holiday destination in terms of both spiritual therapy and physical activity with its unspoiled nature and spectacular lake views, is crowded by visitors every season.

Silvaplana, looking like a mountain postcard with its old buildings and small streets in the center, has an altitude of 1815 meters above sea level. If you would like to ski after discovering the charming atmosphere of the center of the city, you have to go to Surlej in the eastern part. Surlej has 130 ski slopes with a total length of 350 kilometers and a cable car network; you can reach the magnificent Corvatsch Glacier from here. In the town hosting a 1728 meter long vertical landing track, there is a 180 kilometers long cross ski track, 18 ski lifts and 30 surface elevators. In this town that is a dream-like place at night thanks to the illuminated slopes of Corvaetsch, besides skiing you can also take winter walks, camp and skate in the frozen lakes of the region.

The natural trails covered with lake plateau and mountain pine forests are ideal places for taking a walk in the town. You can see the most photogenic scenery however in Corvatsch with its impressive mountain panorama and the highest mountain station of the Eastern Alps. The Segantine Museum dedicated to the famous painter Giovanni Segantini, who spent his last five years in Engadin, is the most important art center of the town where you can encounter many activities and festivals throughout the year. The freestyle competition in January and February for the best snowboarders in the world and the windsurfing and the cycling events in August are among the events that should not be missed in Silvaplana. The town with its ski slopes and long season for snowboards is a paradise for sports enthusiasts.

The nearest airport to Silvaplana is about 203 kilometers away, in Zurich. You can reach the city in about 3 hours from here either by taking the trains, a bus or a taxi or renting a car.

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