705 Flaz Uferweg
705 Flaz Uferweg

Hiking

Flaz Uferweg

Flaz Uferweg

Pontresina–Bever

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Flaz Uferweg

Flaz Uferweg

The route from Pontresina alongside the River Flaz to Beve is a real treat for the eyes. Surrounded by the majestic Engadin mountains and the wide, flower-filled valley, you follow alongside gently murmuring waters.
From the starting point in Pontresina, the route leads you through splendidly luxuriant and wide meadows with breathtaking views over this partly rugged region. The mountains make a majestic backdrop and the route leads through varied vegetation.

You soon reach Samedan and continue the route along the Flaz. On the banks of the river flowers and plants blossom in vibrant colour in the middle of the plain that holds the Engadin Airport. A gaze into the distance reveals a veritable sea of flowers in gently rolling countryside. You find yourself in quiet solitude. Even the river flows along quietly and contentedly.

The charm and authentic, wild nature of this peaceful region holds the promise of pleasant relaxation and peace. The next station is Bever, where you cross a bridge and pass yet more beautiful valley scenery before you reach the attractive village.
The route from Pontresina alongside the River Flaz to Beve is a real treat for the eyes. Surrounded by the majestic Engadin mountains and the wide, flower-filled valley, you follow alongside gently murmuring waters.
From the starting point in Pontresina, the route leads you through splendidly luxuriant and wide meadows with breathtaking views over this partly rugged region. The mountains make a majestic backdrop and the route leads through varied vegetation.

You soon reach Samedan and continue the route along the Flaz. On the banks of the river flowers and plants blossom in vibrant colour in the middle of the plain that holds the Engadin Airport. A gaze into the distance reveals a veritable sea of flowers in gently rolling countryside. You find yourself in quiet solitude. Even the river flows along quietly and contentedly.

The charm and authentic, wild nature of this peaceful region holds the promise of pleasant relaxation and peace. The next station is Bever, where you cross a bridge and pass yet more beautiful valley scenery before you reach the attractive village.
10 km | 1 Stage
50 m | 120 m
2 h 20 min
medium (for wheelchair users) | difficult (for wheelchair users)

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Information for wheelchair users
The sightseeing attractions and overnight accommodation suggested by Switzerland Mobility are not necessarily wheelchair accessible. More information on accessibility is found at www.procap.ch/tourisme-inclusif or www.rollihotel.ch.

Obstacle-free routes, grade of difficulty see PDF.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Pontresina
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Barrier-free travel / public transport
The journey to Pontresina is on the Albula line via Chur. Pontresina railway station is a support station.
Wheelchair-suitable parking spaces
Just below the railway station in Pontresina is a sports ground with a public, long-stay car park with a parking space for wheelchair users. Bever railway station also has a parking space for wheelchair users.

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Season
Please note: Snow fields are possible on the upper sections right through to the summer months.
Wheelchair-accessible public WC at Pontresina railway station
Wheelchair-accessible public WC at Pontresina railway station
The railway station in Pontresina has a wheelchair accessible public toilet. WC info: door width 80cm; movement area (DxB) 95x220cm; seat height 53cm; hand grips, left & right moveable; access right; mirror height 135cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
km0 - km3,4
km0 - km3,4
The first section of the route is mostly on a level, easily negotiable gravel path, except for the first 300m and a 1000m stretch at km2.4, which are surfaced. At km0.1 is a 40m downhill section with a 11% gradient and at km2.2 a 30m uphill section with a 6% gradient. At km2.4 follows a 40m downhill section with a 11% gradient. Before a surfaced section begins at km2.7 is a 20m uphill section with a 10% gradient to master. At km2.4 there is a barbecue area. The underpass at km3.0 has a 30m downhill section with an 13% gradient. At km3.3 is an underpass under the road and railway line with a 15m downhill section with a 6% gradient followed by a 10m long uphill section with a 15% gradient. This section has a large number of drainage channels (maximum width 11cm), running directly across the path.
km3.4 - km9.8
km3.4 - km9.8
The second section of route is more level than the first and has fewer drainage channels to cross. Here too you'll find easily negotiable gravel paths except at km6.6 where the route past the camping site is surfaced for 300m and in Bever, where at km8.8 the route is surfaced as far as the railway station. At km6.3 is a 20m uphill section with a 6% gradient, followed at km7.2 by a 20m uphill section with a 9% gradient. At km7.7 is a 20 m uphill section with a 6% gradient. On reaching Bever you have a 40m uphill section with a 6% gradient at km8.5 and the last 30m uphill section with a 7% gradient at km9.4. There is a barbecue area on this section at km7.2 and km8.0.
Wheelchair-accessible public WC at Camping Gravatscha
Wheelchair-accessible public WC at Camping Gravatscha
The Camping Gravatscha has a wheelchair-accessible public toilet on the lower ground floor, reached via a ramp with a 16% downhill gradient. WC info: door width 90cm; movement area (DxB) 200x100cm; seat height 48cm; hand grips, left fixed, right movable; access right; mirror height 92cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm / Open June - October.
Camping Gravatscha
Plazza Aviatica 27
7503 Samedan
Tel. +41 (0)76 253 77 36
www.camping-gravatscha.ch
Wheelchair-accessible public WC at Bever railway station
Wheelchair-accessible public WC at Bever railway station
The railway station in Bever has a wheelchair-accessible public toilet: WC info: door width 88cm; movement area (DxB) 200x120cm; seat height 48cm; hand grips, left fixed, right movable; access right; mirror height 120cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Bever
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Barrier-free return journey / public transport
Low-floor buses operate from Bever railway station to the support railway stations at Samedan (Route 6) and Pontresina (Route 6 then change to Route 1 in Samedan). The return journey is made on the Albula line to the support railway station in Chur.

Contact

Procap Reisen & Sport
Frohburgstrasse 4
4600 Olten
Tel. +41 (0)62 206 88 30
tourismus@procap.ch
www.procap.ch/tourismus-inklusiv

Services

Accommodation

Jugendherberge Pontresina
Jugendherberge Pontresina
Pontresina
Sporthotel Pontresina
Sporthotel Pontresina
Pontresina
TCS Camping Samedan
TCS Camping Samedan
Samedan
All In One Hotel Inn Lodge
All In One Hotel Inn Lodge
Celerina
Cresta Palace
Cresta Palace
Celerina
Hotel-Restaurant Alte Brauerei
Hotel-Restaurant Alte Brauerei
Celerina
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Places

Pontresina
Pontresina
Samedan
Samedan
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Places of interest

Pumptrack Cuntschett Pontresina
Pumptrack Cuntschett Pontresina
Muottas Muragl
Muottas Muragl
San Gian Church
San Gian Church
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Swimming

Water park and spa in Pontresina
Water park and spa in Pontresina
Mineralbad & Spa Samedan
Mineralbad & Spa Samedan
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Signalization

Signalization
In general the «Barrier-free Paths» lead along the hiking routes marked yellow. Additional white signs with green route fields for «Barrier-free Paths» indicate the route at key points. The white signs should be followed where «Barrier-free Paths» differ from the hiking route network. To be certain, please take a print-out of our web map with you.
Signalization