Parsenn and Gotschna - Graubünden

The action mountain with glorious views

 
About Parsenn and Gotschna

Available: late June - mid October.

Costs

Davos Klosters Inclusive Card: FREE during the summer months

Half Fare Card or Swiss Travel Pass: discounts available during the winter for non skiers.

The Parsenn and Gotschna mountain transport network offers a variety of ways to visit this mountain, including travel all the way to the summit at the Weissfluhjoch. With plenty of places to stop, walk, take lunch and revel in the views along the way, this makes for a full and most enjoyable day out.


Highlights

Journeys to the mountains

The distinctive red Parsenn funicular departs from Davos and arrives at the middle station at 2,219m.The second funicular then takes you to the Weissfluhjoch at 2,662m. You could even continue the journey by cable car to the very top of the mountain - the Weissfluhgipfel - at 2,844m.

If you are headed for the Gotschngrat, the cable car will take you up from Klosters to the middle station at 1,779m. Change to the second cable car for final part of the journey, with an altitude of 2,285m.

Refreshments

There are a number of restaurants on the mountain with hearty food and wonderful views from terraces. You can find them at the Parsenn middle station, the Weissfluhgipfel and the Gotschnagrat. The Parsennhütte is situated along the panorama trail which links the two sides of the mountain.

There are of course plenty of beauty spots in which you may like to enjoy your own picnic.

Walking

There are some serious mountain hikes on the Parsenn. For those who prefer something a little more manageable, there's plenty of examples such as the 3 hour panorama trail which lies between Gotschnagrat and the Parsenn middle station and offers beautiful views. 

A scenic 1 hour descent is also possible on foot from the Weissfluhjoch past the Parsenn lake to the middle cable car station.

While you are walking in the region you may see people paragliding - there are several 'starting pads' on the Parsenn. 

Mountain biking

The Parsenn trails can be enjoyed on two wheels - with rental available locally.

Those with freeride experience can tackle the 6km descent from the Gotschna middle station to Klosters. With over 200 banked curves, jumps and waves this one for the thrill seekers. 


Directions

The Parsenn mountain train departs from Davos Dorf, while the Gotschna cable car leaves from the centre of Klosters. 

If you are staying in Davos and wish to ascend the mountain from Klosters (or vice versa), trains run twice an hour between the two resorts. For those staying in Wiesen, you can take the train or bus to Davos, or the bus to Davos with a connecting train to Klosters.

More excursions in the region

You have a wide choice of excursions in this beautiful area. Walks beside mountain lakes, views from alpine restaurants, rides through stunning landscapes on a scenic rail journey, a network of cable cars and funiculars... all this is within easy reach during your stay in the region.

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Your choice of resorts

This most scenic of regions has a wide choice of alpine resorts nestled amongst the high Alps. You can choose a lively resort such as St. Moritz or Davos, or opt for a quieter stay in villages such as Pontresina or Klosters. Historic Chur is a good choice for the scenic rail network. 

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