St Moritz – in original German Sankt Moritz – has always been synonymous with elegance and worldly pleasures. A temple to luxury in the Upper Engadine in Switzerland, a chosen destination of the international jet-set, it can easily be reached in little more than an hour from the Como area.
St Moritz Dorf, the upper part of the town that dominates the valley crossed by the river Inn, is home to famous hotels, restaurants and exclusive shops.
You can literally shop till you drop in Via Serlas and Via Maistra, with jewelry stores and boutiques selling the finest designer labels to delight the senses and world renowned pastry shops in which to revel in the aroma of the finest Swiss chocolate.
St Moritz Bad, the lower part of the town, distributed along the banks of St Moritz See, the lake of St Moritz, has remained an exclusive tourist destination through time, the top in mountain escapes whether in summer or winter.
It is the place to see and be seen during winter sports holidays, boasting 350 km of ski slopes but St Moritz is also perfect for sailing, golf, tennis and horse riding.