Cycling in Switzerland

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Alpine Passes Trail
Alpine Passes Trail
Stage 1, Chur–Tamins
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Jakobsweg Graubünden
Jakobsweg Graubünden
Stage 12, Chur–Tamins
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Jakobsweg Graubünden
Jakobsweg Graubünden
Stage 11, Tschiertschen–Chur
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Senda Sursilvana
Senda Sursilvana
Stage 5, Laax–Chur
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ViaSett
ViaSett
Stage 1, Chur–Lenzerheide
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Rhine Route
Rhine Route
Stage 3, Chur–Buchs (SG)
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Graubünden Route
Graubünden Route
Stage 1, Chur–Thusis
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Rhine Route
Rhine Route
Stage 2, Disentis–Chur
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Biking in the surroundings

Biketicket to RIDE (blau)
Biketicket to RIDE (rot)
Brambrüesch-Tour
Churwaldner Panorama-Tour
Chur
Old Town Chur

Old Town Chur

Chur has one of the best preserved historic city centres in Switzerland. It has been renovated continuously and is now virtually entirely free of traffic. Red signs direct the visitor to the most beautiful sights, squares and alleys.
In order to get an overall impression of Chur's Old Town, it is best to walk up to the Bishop's Court, cross this and thus reach Arosastrasse. From here the visitor can admire the profusion of roofs of the narrow terraced houses, over which protrudes the strangely crooked ridge of the Town Hall with its ridge turrets. Here and there the towers and parts of the old town walls can still be seen. On the way to the Bishop's Court is the Rätische Museum in a baroque patrician house. In the historical rooms a great number of artistic and everyday requisites – not only from the Middle Ages – are displayed.

The old town often forms the backdrop for colourful markets – for example, every Saturday morning from May to October there is the weekly market (farmers'market) and on the first Saturday of the month there is the «Gänggelimarkt» (flea market) on Arcas Square, while the Christmas market at the end of November / beginning of December is a yearly highlight.
Chur has one of the best preserved historic city centres in Switzerland. It has been renovated continuously and is now virtually entirely free of traffic. Red signs direct the visitor to the most beautiful sights, squares and alleys.
In order to get an overall impression of Chur's Old Town, it is best to walk up to the Bishop's Court, cross this and thus reach Arosastrasse. From here the visitor can admire the profusion of roofs of the narrow terraced houses, over which protrudes the strangely crooked ridge of the Town Hall with its ridge turrets. Here and there the towers and parts of the old town walls can still be seen. On the way to the Bishop's Court is the Rätische Museum in a baroque patrician house. In the historical rooms a great number of artistic and everyday requisites – not only from the Middle Ages – are displayed.

The old town often forms the backdrop for colourful markets – for example, every Saturday morning from May to October there is the weekly market (farmers'market) and on the first Saturday of the month there is the «Gänggelimarkt» (flea market) on Arcas Square, while the Christmas market at the end of November / beginning of December is a yearly highlight.

Old Town Chur

Adresse

Chur Tourismus
Postfach 115
Bahnhofplatz 3
7001 Chur
Tel. +41 (0)81 252 18 18
info@churtourismus.ch
www.churtourismus.ch

Services

Places

Chur – the Alpine City
Chur – the Alpine City
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Accommodation

Ambiente Hotel Freieck
Ambiente Hotel Freieck
Chur
Hotel Chur
Hotel Chur
Chur
Hotel Drei Könige
Hotel Drei Könige
Chur
Hotel Post
Hotel Post
Chur
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Hiking in the surroundings

Alpine Passes Trail
Alpine Passes Trail
Stage 1, Chur–Tamins
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Jakobsweg Graubünden
Jakobsweg Graubünden
Stage 12, Chur–Tamins
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Jakobsweg Graubünden
Jakobsweg Graubünden
Stage 11, Tschiertschen–Chur
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Senda Sursilvana
Senda Sursilvana
Stage 5, Laax–Chur
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ViaSett
ViaSett
Stage 1, Chur–Lenzerheide
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Cycling in the surroundings

Rhine Route
Rhine Route
Stage 3, Chur–Buchs (SG)
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Graubünden Route
Graubünden Route
Stage 1, Chur–Thusis
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Rhine Route
Rhine Route
Stage 2, Disentis–Chur
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Biking in the surroundings

Biketicket to RIDE (blau)
Biketicket to RIDE (rot)
Brambrüesch-Tour
Churwaldner Panorama-Tour