Chur, Switzerland
Chur, Switzerland

Chur, Switzerland

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Chur is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. The city, which is located on the right bank of the Rhine, is reputedly the oldest town of Switzerland.The official language of Chur is Swiss Standard German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the High Alemannic Swiss German dialect. On 1 January 2020 the former municipality of Maladers merged into Chur. Wikipedia
Last Updated: 09/22/2020
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Chur, Switzerland
Chur: the OLDEST city in SWITZERLAND | Travel Vlog
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Discover Chur the Oldest City in Switzerland
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Arriving to Chur, Switzerland... beautiful Swiss Alps
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Train and Bus in Chur and Domat/Ems, Canton Graubünden, Switzerland
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What Travel Bloggers Are Saying (46)

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1174 Spooky Switzerland Gruyeres Alien Nightmares
In order to finish the infiltration of specific Giger places, I decided to eventually make my way to the town of Chur, Gigers birthplace and the more
Geneva To Zurich
Until we experienced the breathtaking Bernina Express from Chur to Tirano, we really didnt think that anything could come close to the Golden more
12 Views in Switzerland too Stunning to be Real
This unique journey begins in Chur in the heart of the Graubunden Region and passes 196 bridges, 55 tunnels and some amazing views as it travels more
Switzerland Train Travel
This Switzerland train journey takes you from the medieval city of Chur across the Swiss Alps to Italy.  The train journey passes through the UNESCO more
Unknown Ski Resorts In Switzerland Where To Ski In Switzerland
Just around the corner from Chur in the east of Switzerland, Flims Laax is two ski areas rolled into one. That makes for a large ski resort with at more
Chur 24 Hours Oldest Town In Switzerland
We got to Chur (pronounced kur) by taking the Glacier Express from Zermatt. Its a 6+ hour train and the scenery is okay. You go through the more
Switzerlands Best Train Tours A Guide To Amazing Swiss Rail Vacations
An UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Bernina Express is a historical railroad which passes through a remarkable combination of landscapes. Beginning more
Glacier Express Fares Timetables And Info
You will then arrive in Chur, which at 585 metres, is the lowest altitude of the train journey.  Chur is the oldest town in Switzerland and the more
Travel Blog 2 Weeks In Switzerland Itinerary
I spent the morning mountain biking in Chur, Switzerlands oldest city, then headed off on the Glacier Express train bound for St. Moritz, where I more
Visiting Lenzerheide Switzerland
Lenzerheide was an easy 30-minute bus ride from Chur train station via the 182 public bus (called a PostBus or Autopost not to be confused more
Bernina Express Train In Switzerland Guide
The Bernina Express route runs between Chur and Tirano. You can start at either end, but I did it from Chur to more
Grocery Shopping In Switzerland
But still, a few days ago for example, I went to Chur, Switzerland to do some light grocery shopping in a supermarket center called Coop (rhymes more
Youll Treasure 7 Unique Switzerland Experiences
The Bernina Express takes travelers from glaciers to palm trees. The journey begins in Chur, reportedly Switzerlands oldest town. The train heads more
How to plan your 2 week Switzerland Train Itinerary?
The next morning, we woke up at 6 am as our train to Chur left at 7 am. When I wanted to book the mandatory reservations for the Glacier Express, more
Things To Do In Switzerland With Kids
The classic childrens book, Heidi, was actually set in Maienfeld, Switzerland. Youll want to read the story to your children either before, during, more
Best Hikes In Switzerland
Chur was a bit of a surprise packet for me. No-one recommended me to visit Chur, to be honest, but I found it a great little base to explore a more
The Best Destination for a Scenic Train Trip
This one is my personal favorite. On the run between Chur and Tirano, in northern Italy, it covers the same Chur-St. Moritz segment as the Glacier more
Things To Do Chur Switzerland
Dominating the landscape of Chur, the Martinskirche (St. Martins Church) has become the iconic symbol of the city. Spare some time to admire this more
Best Cities To Visit In Switzerland
The oldest city in Switzerland, Chur is delightfully surrounded by the Alps. As such, there is some grand hiking and trekking to be had in the more
Chur City Travel Tips Marie Eckert
Ha, that was a coincidence. I came to study in Liechtenstein and loved the nature, the mountains, the weather. I liked it so much that, after having more
Best Towns And Cities In Switzerland
The starting point for the world-famous UNESCO train ride, the Bernina Express, Chur has much more to offer than a simple journey start point. After more
Seealpsee Lake Hike Appenzell
Wasserauen Train Station is the start point for the Seealpsee hike and is easily accessible by train or car. Wasserauen is in the north-east of more
Tourist Attractions In Switzerland
The Bernina Express is a brightly colored scarlet train that crosses the Alps beginning in the town of Chur and ends in Tirano, just across the more
Glacier Express Route Eurail Pass
Advance seat reservation is mandatory when travelling on the Glacier Express Route, even when using the Eurail/Interrail Pass, but this can easily more
Backpacking Switzerland Budget
This is what I did in Interlaken for several weeks but also in Chur for two weeks, Fribourg for three weeks and Zermatt for eight days. Dont try more
Glacier Express Tips
Alternatively, if you are short on time, why not pick just one section of the Glacier Express route? Many people plump for the St. Moritz to Chur more
Swiss Train Rides Bucket List
So, while most Swiss train tours will bring you along one of the Express trains, if you are an avid photographer, want to save money on the more
Short Stay Switzerland The Bernina Express In 3 Days
We took our Swiss train trip in mid-September, which meant we could take advantage of less crowds and sunny, crisp autumn days. As it was short more
Chur Christkindlimarkt Chur Christmas Market
Chur is a fairytale town to the East of Switzerland. And as the starting point for the magical train that is the Bernina Express to Tirano, Italy, more
Towns In Switzerland
Chur is the oldest and most authentic of all small towns In Switzerland it has one of the best-preserved old towns which often host markets. This more
Top Things To Do In Switzerland
The Bernina Express, also nicknamed Bernina Red Train, is one of Switzerlands most classic train rides. Its a must if youre visiting both more
Chur is the oldest city in Switzerland so expect that youll see a lot of beautiful historic buildings in town. The beauty it offers is beyond more
Switzerland Itinerary With Swiss Travel Pass By Train
We boarded the train from Zurich Central station to St. Moritz. We had to change our train in Chur. The train ride from Chur to St. Moritz was one more
Scenic Train Routes In Switzerland
It is the most spectacular way across the Alps. The train will take you through the medieval city of Chur across the alps to the Italian side of the more
Skiing In Switzerland Best Resorts
You can reach Sedrun by train from Chur to Disentis, too. Prepare for a magnificent journey through the Grand Canyon of Switzerland. From Disentis, more
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Our 2 Week Itinerary Switzerland
The next day, we opted to get first class tickets on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Chur. The ride was about 6.5hrs long through the Swiss more
Things To Do In Switzerland In Winter
The Glacier Express lets you experience the beauty of the Swiss Alps between Chur and Brig. You will travel through the Grand Canyon of Switzerland more
Switzerland Itinerary 7 To 21 Days In Switzerland
The Bernina Express is one of the most scenic train rides in Europe and it is often labeled as the most beautiful train ride in Switzerland. This is more
Skiing In Arosa Switzerland
Arosa, Switzerland, can be easily reached by car or train. It takes about one hour and 360 curves up the mountain from Chur. The road is normally more
Where To Stay In Switzerland
Chur is the oldest town in Switzerland. This small region is just a lovely little day-trip from the hustle and bustle of Zurich; just 1.5 hours away more
Pontresina Switzerland
A fun way to see the beauty of the mountains is to take an alpine train. The Bernina Mountain Railway runs through the Bernina Pass between St more
Fantasy Friday Welcome To The Destination Zermatt
By the time the train reaches Chur, Thayan Sellathurai has already completed most of his duties, because guests seldom ask for hot meals on the more
Honeymoon Destinations In Switzerland
Zurich is the nearby airport to St. Moritz which is 229 km away. Hourly trains are available which leaves from Chur and reach to St. Moritz. However, more
Rail travel to Swiss resorts | snowcarbon
Depart London St Pancras on the 07:52 Eurostar to Paris-Nord, arriving 11:17; take the 12:23 TGV from Paris-Lyon to Zurich, arriving 16:26; take more
Unexpected Travel – My First Date with Chur
I knew we didnt have a lot of time in Switzerland, but there was nothing I could do. We were traveling by train from Italy to Brussels and the more

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